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How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from iCloud

I often use my iPhone to send and receive messages, and I have the habit of clearing up useless messages. When I am deleting messages as usual, I delete some important old messages which are attached with vital videos and pictures by accident. I’m planning to keep them for longer use, but now I am very regretful that I have deleted them by mistake. Can I retrieve deleted text messages? Is there any way to get them back? If yes, how can I retrieve deleted text messages then? Please advise. Thanks a lot!

Recover Deleted Texts

All photos taken on iOS device will automatically appear on all your other devices with Photo Stream, but the text messages will not be specifically stored on iCloud unless you have backed up iPhone text messages to iCloud. It’s so important to create a manual iCloud backup because it may be the last chance that you can recover deleted text messages and iMessages after accidental data loss. Additionally, there is no way to retrieve only certain specific data from an iCloud backup. You have to restore the entire backup onto your iPhone or other iOS devices unless you have outside help. FoneLab iPhone data recovery is the one that you are looking for. With it, you can recover deleted text messages from iCloud or iTunes backup or even from your iOS device directly, and also allows you preview the deleted messages before recovering them so that the deleted text messages recovery will be more selective. Download the trial version and have a try now.

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Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iOS device

Anyway, regarding those users have sure backed up the deleted text messages to iCloud, read following steps to get how to restore deleted text messages from iCloud backup. Please be noted that these step will cause your iOS device be back to factory default.

1. On your iOS device go to SettingsGeneralResetErase All Content and Settings.

Erase iOS Device

2. Wait for the erasing process to complete. Once it is done, your iPhone or iPad will restart and you need to set it up as when you just buy it.

3. Choose an iCloud backup on the Apps & Data screen to restore your iPhone or iPad.

Set Up Device

Now you should be able to find the deleted text messages on the Messages app.

Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from iCloud with FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery

I highly recommend that you should use this data recovery software. FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery enables you recover not only deleted messages but also more than 19 different types of data without any effort. There are three recovery modes as well. This service enables you to get back lost data directly from iOS device even if you don’t have any available backups. Furthermore, it works on both Mac and PC. Let’s take a look at how this software works.

Step 1: Download the setup file and install it afterwards.

Step 2: Open the software once your computer finishes installing it.

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Step 3: Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer, and the software should detect your device immediately.

Step 4: When it is connected successfully, choose Recover from iCloud Backup File and click on Start Scan.

Step 5: Login to iCloud with Apple ID and password in order to get access to iCloud backup.

Get Access to iCloud Backup

Step 6: You will get multiply iCloud backup files listed in the table, choose the most recent one to download.

Download iCloud Backup

Step 7: Preview the recovered messages see if your lost text messages are found or not. If they are found, select and click on Recover.

Recover Deleted Messages

Now the retrieved deleted text messages should be sitting in a file folder on your computer. If you want to transfer them to your iOS device back again, you may need another tool to help you fulfill it. Like FoneTrans for iOS, it can help you transfer whatever data including text messages between computer and iOS device efficiently.

March 18, 2016 09:00 / Posted by
Tag: Message iCloud

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