Recover Data from iPad
1.1 Recover Deleted Data from iPad
1.2 Recover Deleted Photos from iPad
1.3 Recover Deleted Videos from iPad
1.4 Recover Deleted Notes on iPad
1.5 Recover Deleted iMessage from iPad
1.6 Recover Deleted Files on iPad

How to Recover Deleted iMessage from iPad, iPad mini, iPad Air or iPad Pro

iMessage is a kind of message that only belongs to Apple users, which is developed by Apple Inc. iMessages can be texts, videos, or photos and can be sent from an iOS device to another iOS device or Mac for free only if the iOS devices and Mac are connected to Internet over Wi-Fi or with a cable.

Compared with traditional charged SMS/MMS, iMessage are free to use and has no limited number of texting. Therefore, almost all Apple users like sending iMessages to each other. Then, a great number of iMessages are received and restored on iDevice and Mac. These iMessages are often attached with links, photos, videos, locations or contacts. People like to share pictures of beautiful scenery, wedding, ceremony, etc. via iMessage.

However, what if you deleted the iMessage by an incorrect operation? Is there any way to get back those iMessages which are filled with happy memories? The answer is YES! Aiseesoft FoneLab can easily get any iMessage you deleted from iPad, iPad mini, iPad Air and iPad Pro.

Recover deleted iMessage from iPad

Recover deleted iMessage from iPad

Aiseesoft FoneLab is the best iPad iMessage recovery tool to recover deleted iMessages on iPad. Besides, it is also capable of recovering deleted text messages, contacts, photos, and more contents on iPad. This powerful FoneLab provides users 3 methods ("Recover from iOS Device","Recover from iTunes Backup File", and "Recover from iCloud Backup File") to recover the deleted iMessage from iPad. And it supports to retrieve deleted iMessages from all iPad models, including iPad 4/3/2/1, iPad mini 4/3/2/1, iPad Air 2/1 and iPad Pro. The software is available to Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and OS X.

In the following part, we will give a detailed introduction of recovering deleted iMessages on iPad in three ways.

You can learn the steps from the video below:

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Method 1: Recover deleted iMessage directly from iPad device

Step 1Download and install Aiseesoft FoneLab on your computer.

Step 2Launch FoneLab and connect iPad to computer via USB.

When FoneLab is installed on your computer, you need to run it and connect your iPad to computer with USB cable. Then, the software will recognize your iPad automatically.

Getting Started

Step 3Start scanning your iPad device

Choose "Recover from iOS Device" and click the "Start Scan" button. This FoneLab will start to scan your iPad device.

Scan iPad

Step 4Select the target deleted iMessages

After the scan is finished, all contents will be shown on the software interface. You can click the "Messages" button on the left side of the window. Here, you are allowed to preview each messages and tick the very ones you want.

Recover iMessage from iPad

Step 5Restore deleted iMessages from iPad

Once selecting the deleted iMessages you need, click the "Recover" button to start recovering all items you have chosen.

Choose output folder

After a few moments, the recovered iMessages will be restored on your computer. You can still keep them on your computer or transfer them to your iPad again.

Method 2: Recover deleted iMessage from iTunes backup

If you have already backed up your iPad with iTunes, the FoneLab also enables you to recover the deleted iMessage by scanning iTunes backup.

Step 1 Download and install FoneLab to your computer where you backed up to iTunes before.

When the installing process is over, run the software on your computer.

Step 2Scan your iTunes backup

Once you launched the FoneLab, all iTunes backups will be recognized by this application. You can choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" option, select the backup version you need, and click the "Start Scan" button to let this software scan the selected iTunes backup.

Scan iTunes

Step 3 Select the deleted iMessage

After the full scan, all Messages will be listed on the software interface. You can select the deleted iMessages you need and click the "Recover" button.

Recover iMessage from iTunes

There is a problem in recovering deleted iMessages from iTunes backups that the computer you use to make iTunes backups of your iPad is not at hand. In that case, you'd better retrieve them from iCloud backups.

Method 3: Recover deleted iMessages from iCloud backup

Step 1 Download and install FoneLab to computer.

Step 2Launch FoneLab on computer and choose recovery mode and select files to recover.

On the main interface of the program, choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File". Sign in to your iCloud account (iCloud password forgot? Recover iCloud apssword).

Step 2 This program offers you 2 ways to scan iPhone backup from iCloud.

One is choosing the data types (Photos, Contacts, Notes&Attachments, Calendar and Reminders.) directly and start a quick scan, and the other one is to choose one iCloud backup according to the date.

Fonelab Select Data Type from iCloud for Scanning

For recovering deleted iMessages from iCloud, just click "iCloud Backup" and "Start".

Fonelab Scan iCloud Backup

Then choose the backup file to download.

Download iCloud backup files to computer

In the pop-up window, select the checkbox of "Messages" and "Message Attchments". Then this software will start scanning iCloud messages.

Check your iCloud Contacts

Step 4Start to recover

Once the scanning process is done, just click Messages and find the iMessages you want. Click Recover to start.

Recover messages

Besides iPhone message recovery, FoneLab also lets you recover text messages on iPhone.

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December 15, 2020 10:45 / Updated by to Recover iOS Data