My son's iPod touch 5 had somehow shut down. When he launched iPod again and found that all his text messages in iPod touch 5 are gone. He is so upset now. How can I help him? Is there any method to get his lost messages back? I will appreciate your answers. - Austin"
If you accidently deleted messages from iPod touch 5/4, and no other Apple device logged in with the same Apple ID, which means that you have not backed them up to your iCloud or synced your iPod touch 5/4 with your other iDevice, like iPhone 6s or iPad Air. When you think about it, you might feel regrettable and desperate. However, do you really plan to give up recovering deleted text messages on iPod touch 5/4? Luckily, iPod data recovery can help you to retrieve deleted text messages, photos, songs, contacts and more data or files from your iOS device, even a broken one, without using iTunes backups or iCloud backups.
There are various iPod data recovery tools in the market. Almost all of them have the ability to recover deleted text messages from iPod itself. Some of them also feature in retrieving lost or deleted messages from iTunes or iCloud. Aiseesoft iPod Data Recovery is the best iPod data recovering software in the category. It is the perfect tool for you to recover deleted and lost iPod files including Messages, Notes, Safari, Calendar, Reminders, Voice memos, Camera Roll, Photos and so on. If you backed up or synced your iPod touch 5/4 to iCloud or iTunes, you can use this software to recover deleted messages on iPod from iTunes or iCloud backups easily and quickly. If not, you also enable you to restore your lost data files from your iDevice, rather than from iTunes or iCloud backups.
To retrieve deleted message on iPod touch 5/4 without using iTunes or iCloud, you need to use a third-party tool – Aiseesoft iPod Data Recovery. Here are the steps of recovering deleted message on iPod Touch with iPod Data Recovery.
Step 1Download and install Aiseesoft iPod Data Recovery to your computer.
Step 2Start the program and connect your iPod touch to computer.
As soon as you install this data recovery tool to your computer, click to run it. And then connect your iPod touch to computer via USB cable.
Step 3Select "Recover from iOS devices" Mode.
When you connect your iPod touch to computer, the program will detect it immediately. There are three recovery modes offered to you. They are "Recover from iOS devices", "Recover from iCloud backups" and "Recover from iTunes backups". Just click the "Recovery from iOS devices" to restore your deleted text messages from iPod touch.
Step 4Scan all contents on your iPod touch.
Once your iPod touch has been recognized, click the "Start Scan" button in the interface to scan all contents on your iPod touch. The scanned contents are or were in your iPod touch.
Step 5Select the category you want to restore.
When the scanning process is over, you will see a list of categories in the interface, including Messages, Message Attachments, Contacts, Photos Stream, App photos, and App video, App audio and so forth. All categories can be recovered. If you want to recover photos from iPod, click photos categories. For you, tick the Messages category, you will see all your messages in the right side of window.
Step 6Recover iPod touch 5/4 messages.
You can preview, and select messages that need retrieving. Then click "Recover" button in the lower right corner of the interface to start to get your messages from iPod touch 5/4 back. Actually, the program also allows you to view and manage your iCloud Messages conveniently.
It is worth of mentioning that iPod Data Recovery is not limited to recover lost contents from iPod. It also can professionally deal with such things on iPad or iPhone. It can help users to recover deleted call history & log from iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/X/8/7/SE/6/5/4/3GS or restore lost photos from iPad 4/3/2/1, iPad mini3/2/1, iPad Air, and iPad Pro.
1. Where is iMessage history stored?
If you never delete iMessages on your device, you can tap Messages app and view all iMessage history. If you want to view the iMessage you have deleted before, you can use iPod Data Recovery we mentioned in the post to recover deleted iMessage history.
2. How to view deleted messages on iPod touch?
Launch iPod Data Recovery on your computer, and click Start Scan to scan out all Messages, Contacts, Photos, Memos, and more. Tick the Messages category, then you can view deleted messages on iPod touch.
3. How do you find hidden messages on iPhone?
Go to Settings > Notifications on iPhone, and swipe down to find Messages. In Options tab, click Show Previews and select Always. Then, you can see the hidden message content and the sender name on the notification on iPhone.