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2 Ways to Recover Deleted Text Messages from iPhone

Text message is an indispensable part of an iPhone in the hyper-connected world and we usualy send and receive tons of text messages everyday. You may encounter such a situation that you get a SMS receiving reminder on your iPhone, but you are just quite busy that time and plan to read it later. However, there are so many things to let you off guard. Unread messages are easily gone for various unexpected reasons, such as accidental deletion, iOS upgrade failure, virus infection, or factory settings restore, etc. People always become anxious when they under this circumstance because they would never know how important the unread messages are. Then, is there any way to recover deleted SMS from iPhone?

Of course there is! Actually you can get back your lost or deleted text messages, contacts, photos, videos, call history, note and many more from iPhone, even if you just get your iPhone lost, water damaged or stolen. All what you need is the iPhone SMS Recovery, which provides you two useful ways to retrieve lost SMS from iPhone: Recover text messages from iPhone directly and Recover messages from iTunes backup for the iPhone. Later is quite useful when you don't have your iPhone at hand. Keep reading the detailed steps as below. The program is compatible with all iPhone models, including iPhone Air, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, etc.

Next, I will show you the two ways to recover iPhone text messages with iPhone SMS Recovery:

Part 1: Recover Deleted SMS Directly from Your iPhone
Part 2: Restore iPhone SMS with iTunes Backup File

You can free download the full-functional tool firstly and then read the following guide carefully.

Part 1: Restore iPhone Messages Directly from Your iPhone 6/5S/5C/5/4S

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the PC
Run the installed iPhone SMS recovery software on your computer and connect your iPhone to this computer via USB cable. The software will detect your connected iPhone and you will see the interface of the program like below:


Step 2. Scan your iPhone for lost text messages
There is a "Start Scan" button on the main window after it detect your iPhone, you only need to click "Start Scan" to scan your iPhone. After the quick scanning, all the contained files, including lost text messages will be found.

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Step 3. Preview and recover your wanted SMS
Choose what you want according to the actual situation. When you select all the text messages you want, you can click the "Recover" button to start the SMS recovery. And all the lost iPhone text messages will be saved on your computer.

Part 2: How to Restore Lost iPhone SMS via iTunes Backup

Step 1. Scan the iTunes backup for your iPhone
After launching the software, switch to the recovery mode "Recover from iTunes Backup File" and you will get another interface like below. If you have done backup with other iDevice before, there will be more than one iTunes backup showing on the interface. Just highlight the iPhone from which you lost text messages and click "Start Scan" to extract all the included files.


Step 2. Preview and recover the iPhone messages you want
After the quick scan, you will have all your iPhone data listed in categories. Preview and select the messages you want to get back and click the button of "Recover" to start the recovery.

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Finished! It is quite easy to operate with this iPhone SMS Recovery software, right? Only 2 or 3 steps, you can make it. Once you own it, you will never need to worry about data loss problem again.

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