How to Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone

I just accidentally deleted Viber messages from my commercial partner. Can I recover them on my iPhone?

                                                        Neyo from ifixit

In our daily life, social network plays a very important role. Especially Viber, which is nowadays increasingly popular among users, may include much data and people will go crazy if Viber messages are deleted by mistake. Here we offer three methods to retrieve deleted Viber messages on iPhone to help users solve their problem.

1 Retrieve Viber Messages by Restoring iTunes Backup

Apple provides all its users the iTunes backup and restore function. If you have backed up your iPhone before deleting the Viber messages, you can restore the iTunes backup onto your iPhone to see your Viber messages again. Follow these steps.

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Make sure you have installed the latest iTunes version on your PC/Mac.

Open iTunes and connect your iPhone to computer.

Click your iPhone icon and you will see the Summary panel.

Click Restore Backup… and then choose the relevant backup with these Viber messages.

Wait for the transfer process finish.

2 Retrieve Viber Messages by Restoring iCloud Backup

iCloud automatically backs up your iPhone data daily over Wi-Fi when iPhone is turned on, locked, and connected to a power source. And you can restore iCloud backup to retrieve your important Viber messages. See the following easy steps.

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Tap Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings to erase your iPhone.

Follow the onscreen setup steps until you reach the Apps & Data Screen and then tap on Restore from iCloud Backup.

Sign in to iCloud with using your Apple ID.

Choose the most relevant backup which includes your Viber history.

Sign in using your Apple ID and wait until the progress bar complete the restore.


Restoring backup from iTunes/iCloud has some disadvantages. Users have to restore the whole backup instead of selectively retrieve their Viber messages, and their current data on iPhone will be replaced. Actually lots of users, just like Neyo, may don’t have time to back up their iPhone.

3 Best Method to Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone

iMyfone D-Back (Windows/Mac version) is the best data recovery tool to retrieve deleted Viber messages on iPhone. It allows users to selective Viber messages they need without effecting the existing data on iPhone. Even without any backup, user can find their deleted Viber messages from their iPhone directly. See its main features.

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Main Features of iMyfone D-Back

  • Preview the specific content of Viber messages.
  • Besides from iPhone, it can extract Viber messages from iTunes/iCloud backup.
  • 20+ types of iPhone data, such as WhatsApp, WeChat, Kik can be retrieved.
  • Supports almost all iOS versions on iOS devices, including iOS 10 and iPhone 7.

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Easy Steps to Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages with iMyfone D-Back

Here we take Recover from iOS Device as example.

1: Choose Viber and Connect iPhone to Scan

Download and run iMyfone D-Back on your computer. From Recover from iOS Device, choose Viber and click Next to connect your iPhone. And then click Scan.

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2: Preview and Check Needed Viber Messages

After scanning, iMyfone D-Back will show all the Viber messages, including the deleted ones. You can preview all or only preview the deleted data by choosing Show only deleted ones. And check the messages you need.

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3: Choose Folder to Your Store Viber Messages

Click Recover and the tool will prompt you to choose one folder as the recovery path to store your recovered Viber messages. And then, you can view your Viber deleted messages on your PC/Mac.


iMyfone D-Back can also extract your Viber messages from your iTunes/iCloud backup files without effecting current iPhone data. And before extraction, you can preview your data in backup, also.

Now, you have three methods on how to retrieve deleted Viber messages on iPhone. And you should note that iMyfone D-Back (Windows/Mac version) also offers free trial version for both Windows and Mac users to figure out whether their deleted Viber messages can be retrieved. Just download and try it.

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