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How to Recover Deleted iPhone Text Messages - Easy and Efficient!

Jul. 3, 2014 10:53 pm / Posted by Shawn Hamilton to iPhone Tips
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"I've run into an issue. A fellow coworker sent me some text messages that my boss needs to see, but I deleted them by mistake. The text messages were sent probably in May or so of this year. My last iTunes backup was in March. I look online, and because I haven't backed my iPhone up since, the messages should still be there. I've been looking all over for a utility that allows me to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone without backup. I'm running iOS 7 and my carrier is Verizon if that makes any difference."

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How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone (iPhone 5S, 5C, 5, 4S, 4, 3GS)?

Just as the above question, there are still many other similar questions such as iOS 7.1.2 upgrade deleted text messages. This is really painful. Have you ever hoped for a "recycle bin" in your iPhone just as your PC, so that you can easily find your deleted messages from the bin? But there isn't such one indeed, there is a data recovery tool which enables you to recover deleted iPhone text messages either wihtout iTunes backup or from backup.

In order to restore deleted text messages on your iPhone 5s Verizon, you need to use the recovery software. Here I recommend you iPhone Data Recovery software which is powerful and widely used by many people all around the world. It is so powerful that can recover deleted SMS even you never backed messages up, it recovers deleted SMS messages directly from iPhone. Does it get rid of your worries of not getting back your deleted important SMS?

Fast Guide to Retrieve iPhone Deleted/Lost Text Messages

Now that we have knew that there is recovery software for us to recover deleted text messages from iPhone. How to operate it? Don't be worried, its operating steps are so easy. For different recovery mode, the steps are slightly different.

Mode 1: Recover Deleted SMS Messages Directly from iPhone, No Need of Backup Files

Download and install Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery. Connect iPhone to your computer with the digital cable. Run the program you have installed just now. When these preparations are done, please follow the following specific steps:

Step 1: Scan Deleted/Lost Text Messages on Your iPhone

Click "Start Scan" on the program main interface to scan your iPhone files. Particularly, you are allowed to pause and stop scanning by pressing the button "Pause" and "Stop".

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Step 2: Preview Text Messages on iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS

After the several minutes' scan, you will see all the lost messages listed in the left by categories: Call History, Contacts, Messages, Notes, Photos, etc. You can preview both your deleted and existing messagesin detail by clicking the "Messages" folder.

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Step 3: Recover iPhone Deleted Text Messages Selectively

Since you can preview the detailed messages, you can only tick the important ones you want and ignore the ones you don't need anymore. After that, only one click to "Recover". Select a proper save path in the pop up window.

Mode 2: Restore iPhone Lost Text Messages from iTunes Backup

If you have available iTunes backup to restore from, this iPhone data recovery software also allows you to recover deleted text messages without iPhone by extracting deleted messages from iPhone backup.

Step 1: Choose the Right Mode (Recover Data from iTunes Backup Files) and Start to Scan

After iPhone data recovery properly installed on computer, run it. Click "Start Scan" to scan your iPhone. Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery will automatically detect your iPhone 5S/5C/ 5/4S/4/3GS backup. Highlight your iPhone from the device list.

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Step 2: Preview iPhone Messages on the Right Preview Pannel

When scan is done, you can see the recoverable files including messages displaying on the left in categories. Unfold the specific folder, you can preview the items in detail.

Step 3: Perform iPhone Text Messages Recovery by Clicking "Recover"

In the detailed items, select your needed ones, press "Recover". Select a proper save path in the pop up window to finish your glad recovery work.

Mode 3: Restore iPhone Lost Text Messages from iCloud Backup

If you have available iCloud backup to restore from, this iPhone data recovery software also allows you to extract deleted messages from iPhone backup.

Step 1: Sign into iCloud Account

Switch to "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File" from the top menu. Enter your iCloud account and password (Apple ID) and click "Sign in" to log in.

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Step 2: Select iCloud Backup File

The program will list all the backup of devices which have been backed up with iCloud. Select your backup file and click "Next" to download. Click "OK" when it completes.

Step 3: Preview and Recover lost files

Preview and select your wanted files to restore by clicking "Recover".

Now you may be soaking yourself in the happy recovery, I will give you some other tips for your data recovery.

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