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1.8 iOS 7 Spotlight Search
1.9 Delete Text Messages in iOS 7
1.10 Restore Messages after iOS 7 Update

How to Recover Deleted/Lost iOS Messages after Updating to iOS 17/16/15/14/13

In our modern society with rapid development of high technology, we always think that messages we made will store in some certain place in our iOS devices forever. However, good luck will not always await you. The problem that iPhone users often meet deleting text messages on iPhone mistakenly. Though they can view the deleted messages by using iPhone Spotlight Search at one time, what's worse, some of you may lose iOS messages (text messages, iMessages and MMS) after upgrading to iOS 17/16/15/14/13 for the plan to catch up the latest iOS version.

Recover iOS Messages after iOS Upgrade

At this time, what if you lost or deleted pretty important messages stored on your iOS device? How can you get back the lost or deleted important messages? In the following part, we will introduce one simple way to tell you how to restore lost or deleted SMS or text messages on your iPhone/iPad/iPod with three ways via the iOS Messages Recovery.

Part 1: How to Restore Deleted iOS Messages from iOS Devices Directly

Here, we will help you to retrieve deleted text messages on your iOS devices without backup after iOS update.

Step 1 Download and install the software

Download iOS Messages Recovery, install and run it on your computer. And then you can connect your iPhone to the computer via the USB. After connecting, you can click the button of the "Start Scan" and enter the scan mode following the instruction.

Step 2 Click "Recover from iOS Devices".

Recover data from iOS device

Step 3 Select the iOS messages you want to recover.

After scanning the devices, you can see all files which will be classified into categories. And all the messages (iMessages, text messages and SMS) including the deleted ones, and then you can choose the messages you want to restore.

Select messages

Step 4 Start to recover

After selecting the messages you want to recover, you can click the button of "Recover", then you can start the recovery immediately.

Part 2: How to RetrieveDeleted iOS Messagesfrom iCloud Backup

Apart from the way above, we also provided one option to help youon how to retrieve deleted text messages on your iPhone 15/14/13/12/11/XS/XR/X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/SE/6s/6s Plus/6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4S/4/3GS, iPad Pro, iPad 4/3/2/Air/Air 2, iPad mini 4/3/2, iPad mini and iPod touch 6/5. That is to restore iPhone deleted messages from iCloud backup.

Step 1 Please follow the step 1 of how to restore deleted text messages from iOS devices above.

Step 2 You can click "Recover from iCloud Backup File".

Recover data from iCloud

Step 3 Enter the account number and password of the iCloud you want recover from.

Enter iCloud account number and password

Step 4 After entering the information, this software offers you 2 ways to scan the deleted data from iCloud backup.

Choose the second way, "iCloud Backup" and click "Start".

Fonelab Scan iCloud Backup

You will see all backup files listed there. Just scan and select a backup file that includes the deleted messages you want to recover, and then click "Download" behind it.

Download iCloud backup files to computer

Step 5 Scan deleted contacts from iCloud

After downloading data online from iCloud backup files, click the data type, e.g. "Messages" and "Message Attachments". Then you can scan and read all your iCloud text messages, including deleted text messages.

Next, click the button of "Next". After scanning your iOS device, and you can choose the deleted iOS messages you want to recover on the left list. Then, click "Recover" and the lost messages you chose will be retrieved quickly.

Select messages and start to recover

Part 3: How to Recover Deleted iOS Messages from iTunes Backup

Besides the ways above, we have another option adopt. Let's try to restore deleted messages through the iTunes backup. Unless you didn't open the automatic sync option in your iTunes, you have created a system of backup every time you sync. Now, we will introduce the procedures of this way.

Step 1 Run this software on your computer.

Step 2 Click the "Recover from iTunes Backup File", choose your iOS backup where consisits of your wanted iOS messages backup. Click "Start Scan" to scan your iTunes backup on your computer.

Scan the device

Step 3 You can see all iOS messages including deleted important ones after scanning. After scanning the device, you can choose the missing SMS messages you want to retrieve. At the same time, you can click "only display the deleted item(s)" and see all deleted messages only.

Select the iOS messages you want cover and click the "Recover" and you can retrieve the deleted messages you want.

This way is superior to iTunes, which you can restore all data including text messages with updating iPhone.

You may want to know: How to restore iPhone without updating.

Start to recover

You can learn the steps from the video below:

Recover Deleted iPhone Data play-button

Need to Retrieve Messages on Android Phones

Besides losing iOS messages, we often hear our Android users say, "There is something wrong with my Android phone and my very important messages in it. How can I restore messages of my Android device?" As the Android user, if you want to recover Android messages, you could use Android Backup Utility to help you retrieve deleted messages on Android phones. You may be fond of: how to back up Android messages first.

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