Viber is an convenient SNS utility and it owns increasing users for recent years. For iPhone users who use Viber a lot, the Viber data may include lots of important information. And of course, losing Viber messages, such as mistaken deletion or viral attack, will cause huge trouble for users.
To solve iPhone Viber user’s data loss problem, here the article analyzes two case of losing Viber messages and offers several ways how to recover Viber messages on iPhone.
1 Recover Viber Messages on iPhone without a Backup
Mostly, the data loss on iPhone is sudden and users may don’t have any preparation for it. But even without any backup, Viber messages can be recovered from iPhone directly. What you need is just one excellent iPhone data recovery tool, such as iMyFone D-Back iOS Data Recovery (Windows version) and iMyFone D-Back iOS Data Recovery (Mac version). With powerful features, this tool is your primary choice to recover Viber messages without backup.
iMyFone D-Back’s Features
- Recover Viber messages lost in different situations.
- Preview Viber messages to recover what you need.
- Support almost all iOS devices running kinds of iOS versions, even iPhone 7 and iOS 10.
- 20+ types of iPhone file such as WhatsApp, WeChat, Kik can be recovered.
- Simple procedures allow users operate it easily.
Steps to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone without a Backup
Step 1. Connect iPhone and Choose Viber to Scan
Run iMyFone D-Back and connect your iPhone with it. From Recover from iOS Device, check Viber and then click Next to scan Viber messages on your iPhone.
Step 2: Preview and Choose Needed Viber Messages
After scanning, this tool will list all the Viber messages, including the lost for your preview. You can preview all or only preview the deleted data by choosing Show only deleted ones. And check the messages you need.
Step 3: Choose Folder to Store Viber Messages
Then click Recover to choose one folder and store your recovered Viber messages. And then, your lost Viber messages are back.
2 Recover Viber Messages on iPhone with a Backup
If you have the habit to back up your iPhone Viber messages regularly, you can easily get them from your backups. See how to recover deleted Viber messages from iTunes backup/iCloud backup/Email.
1. How to Recover Viber Messages on iPhone from iTunes/iCloud backup
As the most recommended methods to recover lost iOS data by Apple, restoring iTunes/iCloud backup onto your iPhone to get back lost Viber messages has been tried by lots of iPhone users. It is free and have the specific instructions from Apple. You can just refer to the link to restore Viber messages.
However, you should note that if you restore the iTunes/iCloud backup, all the existing data on your iPhone will be replaced by the data in backup. If you don’t want to restore your backup, iMyFone D-Back can help you gain access to an iTunes or iCloud backup and extract the missing Viber messages. Here’s how to do it.
Extract from iTunes via iMyFone D-Back
Step 1: From the main menu, select “Recover from iTunes Backup” tab and click “Start.” Select “Viber” in the next window and then click “Next” to continue.
Step 2: From the iTunes backup files displayed, select the one that contains the missing data and then click “Scan.”
Step 3: Once the scan is complete, select the Viber messages and click “Recover” to save them
Extract from iCloud via iMyFone D-Back
Step 1: Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” and then click “Start.” Choose “Viber” as the type of file you wish to recover and then click “Next.”
Step 2: Log in to your iCloud account and then select the iCloud backup file that may contain the missing messages. Click “Next” to download and scan the backup file.
Step 3: Once the scan is complete, select the Viber messages found to preview them and click “Recover” to save them.
2. How to Recover Viber Messages on iPhone from Email
If you have sent Viber messages by email according to Viber’s suggestion in the following directory: Viber > More > Settings > Calls and Messages > Email Message History and send Viber Messages to any email account, you can just log in your email to download the attached file. Your messages’ backup is there for your view.
However, your photos and videos won’t be backed up to your email. And the Viber messages are stored in CSV files and cannot be restored to iPhone.
Now you get methods to recover deleted Viber messages on iPhone. Most of these methods are free, even iMyFone D-Back and iMyFone D-Back for Mac offer the free trial version for users. Just download and have a try!