How to Recover Deleted iMessages from iPhone

iMessage has its unique advantages which is different from common text messages like SMS or MMS. iMessage is a great feature of Apple’s Messages app, in particurally when you connect all your devices together to access the long list of iMessage conversations. If you use iMessage, you can send lots of free messages through Wi-Fi to one person or to many friends at the same time along with links attached, photos, videos, locations or contacts.

Generally speaking, more and more iDevice customers are likely to use iMessage. When you deleted the iMessages on your iPhone, you can use iPhone Data Recovery tool to help you.

iPhone Data Recovery as a professional recovery tool that can help you recover deleted iMessages on iPhone, iPad, iPod. You can restore deleted iMessages in two ways, one is to restore iPhone iMessages on iTunes backup files, the other is to restore iMessages contents by scanning your iPhone. You can go to choose one of the methods according to your need.

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Part 1: How to Recover Deleted iMessages on iPhone Directly

Step 1. and scan your iPhone on the computer

For iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5s/5c/5/4s, the program's window will be showed as below. You can click "Start Scan" to scan it.

For iPhone 4 or iPhone 3gs, the window will be different.

Please follow the steps as follow to enter the device's scanning mode before you scan it:

  • 1. click the "Start" button.
  • 2. Press the "Power" and "Home" buttons on your device together for exactly 10 seconds.
  • 3. After10 seconds, you can release the "Power" button right away, but keep holding the "Home" button. After another 15 seconds, you'll be informed that you have entered the device system successfully and you can release the "Home" button now.

When you enter the iPhone's system, you can start to scan your iPhone.

Note: A black status maybe showed on your iPhone but it’s normal. Just move on. You can get your iPhone back to normal by clicking "Restart Device to Normal".

Step 2. Recover the lost iMessages on iPhone

When you finished the previous steps, you can check the found data freely and save them on your Mac by clicking "Recover" button.

If you only want to retrieve message attachments from your iMessage, you can select "Messages Attachments" for recovery. It contains all attachments from your iMessages.

Now, download the iPhone Data Recovery Program to recover your iPhone data.

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Part 2: How to Recover iPhone iMessages from iTunes Backup Files

Step 1. Choose the iTunes Backup Files and scan it

You can see all backup files of your device type after you enter the recovery mode (as the window shown above). Choose the one for your iPhone (usually select the one with latest backup date), and begin extracting it for your iMessage with "Start Scan" button.

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Step 2. Recover deleted iMessage on iPhone

After scanning, the whole content of the backup file are showed in details. Choose "Messages" on the left side on the window, and then you can preview your messages and iMessage completely, and save them on your computer by clicking "Recover".

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You can select "Messages Attachment" to recover message attachments in your iMessage, which contains all attachments from your iMessages.

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