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[2018 Updated] How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from iCloud

user reviewI often use my iPhone to send and receive messages, and I also have the habit of clearing up useless messages. When I was deleting messages as usual, some important old messages that I planned to keep for longer use were wrongly deleted too. How do I get my text messages from iCloud since it might has a copy in the cloud? Please help, thanks in advance!

Familiar with above scenario? Many iPhone users may have encountered wrong deletion of their important iOS data before including texts, photos, contacts, etc. Tell you a truth: 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.

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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.

Tips: Similar to create iCloud backup, it's necessary to create a system image to keep Windows and applications safe as well. Learn more how to protect Windows operating system and data with AOMEI Backupper Standard. With this free backup software, you can retrieve lost & deleted data and restore everything back to its original state.

FoneLab iPhone data recovery software is the one that you can rely on. With it, you are able to recover deleted text messages from iCloud or iTunes backup or even from your iOS device directly, and also allows you to preview the deleted messages before the recovery, so that the deleted text messages recovery will be more selective.

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In the following,

I will show you how to get the deleted texts back in 3 ways:

1 Recover Deleted Text Messages on iOS device

Anyway, regarding those users have sure backed up the deleted text messages to iCloud, read following steps to learn how to restore deleted text messages from iCloud backup. Please note that these steps will cause your iOS device turning 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.

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Here you go:

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

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2 Get Lost Texts from iCloud on Browser

  • 1. Open a browser on your PC or Mac, and then visit icloud.
  • Login iCloud
  • 2. Log into your iCloud account with Apple ID and password.
  • 3. Navigate to Find iPhone, and choose your handset to erase.
  • Find iPhone
  • 4. This will lead your phone to factory reset, after it is finished, set it up with an iCloud backup in order to get back the lost messages.
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3 Access iCloud Text Messages Using FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery

I highly recommend that you should use this iPhone SMS recovery.

FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery enables you to recover not only deleted messages but also more than 19 different types of data without any effort. There are three recovery modes to download iCloud backup as well. This service empowers you to recover deleted messages on iPad or iPhone directly when you don’t have any available backups.

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The best part is:

You can preview the found items and achieve them optionally.

Furthermore, it works on both Mac and PC. Let’s take a look at how this software works.

Recover Deleted Text Messages from iCloud Backup

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

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

Select Function

Step 3: Click iPhone Data Recovery and select Recover from iCloud Backup File.


Step 4: Login to iCloud with Apple ID and password in order to get access to iCloud backup.

Login iCloud

Tips: Have problem to log in your iCloud account? Please check the post of how to turn off Two Factor Authentication, and then try again.

Step 5: You will get all your iCloud backup files listed in the table, choose the most recent one to download.

Step 6: Preview the recovered messages to see if your lost text messages are there or not. If they are found, select and click on Recover.

Recover Messages from iCloud


It is also available to recover deleted messages on iPhone, recover deleted photos on iPhone, save Kik messages and recover notes on iPhone.

This is Amazing:

The retrieved text messages are saved as a CSV and HTML file on your computer now. If you want to transfer them to your iOS device back again, you can use another tool to help you fulfill it. Like FoneTrans for iOS, which can help you transfer whatever data including text messages between computer and iOS device efficiently.

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November 24, 2017 09:00 / Posted by Tag: Message iCloud

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