I just accidentally deleted Viber messages from my commercial partner. Can I recover them on my iPhone running the latest iOS 10.3?
Neyo from ifixit
Social media plays a important role in our life nowadays. Viber in particular has become increasingly popular and can include a lot of important private data. It would sometimes cause big problem to lose any of the data on Viber. In this article, we show you how to retrieve deleted Viber messages on your iPhone.
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.
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 you need.
Wait for the transfer process to finish.
2 Recover 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.
Tap Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings to erase your all the data on 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 using your Apple ID.
Choose the most relevant backup which includes your Viber history.
Sign in using your Apple ID and wait until it completes the restore.
3 Restore Viber Messages from Viber iCloud Backup
You can also restore the Viber messages from a backup on a cloud service. To do this, you must have backed up the device to a cloud service and you can only restore a backup to a device with the same platform and the same phone number.
Reinstall the Viber app and then follow the instructions to restore the device.
4 Best Method to Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone
The software iMyFone D-Back for Windows or the Mac version of iMyFone D-Back is a professional data recovery tool to retrieve deleted Viber messages on iPhone. It allows users to select and retrieve Viber messages they need without effecting the existing data on iPhone. Even without any backup, users can find their deleted Viber messages from their iPhone directly. See its main features:
Main Features of iMyFone D-Back
- Preview the specific content of Viber messages to select the ones you need.
- Recognized by Cult of Mac, iMyFone D-Back has recovered data for millions users.
- It can extract Viber data from iTunes/iCloud backup.
- 22+ types of iPhone data, such as WhatsApp, WeChat, Kik can be retrieved.
- Supports almost all iOS versions on all iOS devices, including iOS 10.3 and iPhone 7.
Easy Steps to Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages with iMyFone D-Back
1: Choose Viber and Connect iPhone to Computer
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".
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.
3: Choose Folder to 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 deleted Viber messages on your PC/Mac.
Now, you have 4 methods on how to retrieve deleted Viber messages on iPhone and other iOS devices with all iOS versions including the latest iOS 10.3. And you should note that iMyFone D-Back / iMyFone D-Back for Mac also offers free trial version for both Windows and Mac users to figure out whether their deleted Viber messages can be retrieved. Just download it and have a try!