iMessages is a popular instant messaging service provided by Apple for iPhone iPad iPod users to send text iMessages via Messages app.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac users supported to send free messages globally via Wi-Fi or mobile data connection. It allows you to send unlimited contacts, photos, videos etc...
Accidentally deleted or lost iMessages often happens in daily life. To get back lost iMessages, iPhone Data Recovery software can solve your problem. It is designed to recover iMessages from iPhone, iPad and iPod. What's more, you can recover photos, contacts, videos, SMS, notes, call history, safari bookmark, WhatsApp, WeChat, etc. with this recovery software, now we can see a brief introduction to the iPhone data recovery software.
This article introduces you with three ways to recover deleted iMessages from iDevice whether you have a backup or not. Now, you can download the free trial version to have a try.
After you install the iPhone data recovery software on your computer, launch it and connected your iOS device to computer, after the software detect your device successfully, you will see the interface as below. Click "Start" and choose the type of files, you can select all or just select "Message" and click "Next", then click the button "Scan" to allow the program scan your iPhone directly. The progress will take some time, please wait patiently.
For iPhone 4 or 3GS, you need to get into the DFU mode before scanning. You can follow the steps below:
After your iPhone enter the scanning mode successfully, the software begins scanning your iPhone.
After the scan is over, the iMessages and attachments on iPhone will be displayed in scan result, you can view all messages including the existing and deleted one, find the ones you want to recover and mark them one by one or select all, click the "Recover" button to save them on your computer.
Note: Except messages, you can also select all file type to scan and recover other data like photos, videos, contacts and more in the simple way.
As long as you use the same Apple ID or iCloud Account with your iPhone iPad iPod and Mac, iMessage is syncs across all your iOS and Mac platforms on which you activated it. In another word, iMessages will be on each device respectively if uses multiple devices.
For Example, you just deleted your iPhone iMessages, you can turn to your iPad or Mac and you will find those messages are still there. And vise versa.
For some iPhone users, they will often back up the phone data to iTunes or iCloud, when you lose or delete iOS device data, you can use the backup to restore the relevant data, read this tutorial: restore from whole backup. But you need to know that recovering the entire backup to the iPhone, you will lose the data that currently exists on the phone, and if you want to save the original data, you can extract the backup to recover the lost data.
Run the recovery software, if you make a iTunes backup before, choose "Recover from iTunes Backup" option and and click "Start", then you can select file type "messages" and click "Next", the software will search all iTunes backup on your computer and display as a list, select the one contanin the deleted iMessages and click "Scan" button to extract iTunes backup.
For iCloud, you can select "Recover from iCloud Backup" mode and click "Start", then you need to use Apple ID and password the login iCloud account, the software will search all iCloud backup files and display as a list, choose the one you need to click "Download", then you can choose the file type "Message" and click "Next" button to start extract iCloud backup.
When finish the scan, you can view all messages in scan result, choose the ones you want to restore and click "Recover" button to save them to you computer.
Now download the iPhone data recovery software to recover your deleted iMessages.