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How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone in 3 Steps

“My little girl accidentally deleted my text messages on my iPhone this morning. The messages are important to me and I would like to know how to recover deleted text messages on iPhone without backup. If you can please introduce me an easy to follow method, I know nothing about technology. Thanks in advance!”

Many iPhone users think recovering deleted text messages on iPhone is complicated and difficult. That is because they don’t have the right tool. In this article, I will introduce you iPhone Data Recovery software. It will recover deleted text messages on iPhone with only THREE steps. This software will scan your iPhone or iPhone backup file to find the deleted messages for you and you can retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone easily.

iPhone Data Recovery is designed for iPhone users to recover deleted data from their iPhone. It can scan your iPhone deeply to find the deleted data and then recover them from iPhone to computer as you want. It can also scan your iPhone backup file and extract data from iPhone backup file. You can recover deleted text messages, iMessages, photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, reminders, calendars, Whatsapp messages, voice memos, voicemail, safari bookmarks and other deleted data from your iPhone.

I will introduce you 3 ways to recover deleted iPhone text messages and each way has 3 steps. So no matter which way you choose, 3 steps are enough to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone.

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone without Backup

For most iPhone users, they don’t have the latest backup file for their iPhone. So they need to recover deleted text messages on iPhone directly. If you are one of them, read this method carefully and learn how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone without backup.

Step 1. Run Recovery Software and Connect iPhone

Free download, install and run this iPhone SMS Recovery on your computer. Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. The recovery software will detect and connect your iPhone smoothly.

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Step 2. Scan iPhone to Find Deleted Text Messages

Click “Scan” button on the interface. The software will begin to scan your iPhone deeply to find the deleted text messages and other deleted data for you. The more data you have, the longer the scanning will take. After scanning, this iPhone Data Recovery will display all the data on the interface. You can use the data menu to find all the deleted text messages easily.

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Step 3. Preview and Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone

Click “Messages” on the menu on the left side of the interface. You will see all the deleted text messages on your iPhone. Choose any of them to preview and select the deleted text messages you want to recover from iPhone. After selecting all the text messages you want to get back, click “Recover” button. The software will recover deleted text messages on iPhone as soon as possible.

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How to Retrieve Text Messages from iTunes Backup File

Step 1. Find iTunes Backup File on Computer

Run this iPhone SMS Recovery software on your computer and select the second option on the main interface “Recover Data from iTunes Backup File”. You will see all the iTunes backup files on your computer here. If you have changed the default location of the iTunes backup file, you can manually add the iTunes backup files to this software easily.

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Step 2. Scan iTunes Backup File to Find Deleted Text Messages

Find the iTunes backup file you want to scan and recover text messages and click “Scan” button next to it. The software will begin to scan your iTunes backup file. After scanning, it will find all the data in your backup file and list them on the interface. You can find the text messages in this backup file and recover them.

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Step 3. Recover Text Messages from iTunes Backup File

Just like recover deleted text messages on iPhone directly, you can find a data menu on the left side of the interface after scanning. Find and click “Messages” on the menu and you will see all the text messages in this backup file. You can find the messages you want from top to bottom or you can also search the key words of the messages. After selecting all the text messages you want to restore, click “Recover” button. All the selected text messages will be recovered and saved to computer.

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How to Recover Text Messages from iCloud Backup File

Step 1. Download iCloud Backup File

Run iPhone Data Recovery on your computer and select “Recover Data from iCloud Backup File” on the main interface. You are allowed to log in your iCloud account here. After that, you will see all the iCloud backup files in your account if you have. You need to select the iCloud backup file you want to recover text messages from and click “Download” button. The software will download and scan it automatically.

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Step 2. Select Text Messages from iCloud Backup File

After scanning the iCloud backup file, you will see a data menu on the left side of the interface. Click “Messages” on the menu and you will see all the text messages in your iCloud backup file. You can select any of them to preview.

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Step 3. Recover iPhone Text Messages from iCloud Backup File

After selecting all the text messages you want to retrieve, click “Recover” button on the interface. This iPhone SMS Recovery software will recover text messages from iCloud backup file for you easily.

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This iPhone SMS Recovery software provides 3 ways to recover deleted text messages on iPhone. You can get back the deleted iPhone text messages easily according to your cases. Besides text messages, this recovery software can also recover deleted iMessages, photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, reminders, calendars, Voice memos, voicemail, safari bookmarks and other deleted data from your iPhone.