Q: "Last day, my Telegram was updating for hours, but after that old chat messages disappeared suddenly. Those are very important messages and I want them back. How do I do that?" - a Telegram user asked on a forum
How to recover deleted Telegram messages on iPhone? Many of us have deleted Telegram messages intentionally or lost them unintentionally, but then we would want to recover them. Is it possible? If it is, how to recover the Telegram messages? You will find out how to do it in the best ways no matter you have backup or not.
- Part 1: Necessary Tool
- Part 2: How to Retrieve Deleted Messages on Telegram from iCloud Backup
- Part 3: Recover Deleted Telegram Messages from iTunes Backup
- Part 4: Restore Deleted Telegram Messages without Backup
Are Telegram Messages Retrievable?
Before you start to follow our solutions to recover Telegram messages, you should know if it is possible to recover Telegram deleted messages. Technically, Telegram messages are irretrievable once deleted. That is because messages of Telegram are stored on the Telegram server so that they will not occupy a large amount of space on your iOS device. This means that whatever you delete from the Telegram app, it is gone forever. To recover Telegram messages is unlike how you recover iPhone text messages normally. However, our professional program can still help.
1. Best Telegram Recovery Tool - Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery
As iPhone users, you can recover Telegram messages from iCloud or iTunes backups, but doing so will result in all the data after the backup date being erased. To avoid this dilemma, you need Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery. It is a smart and professional program designed to recover data for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It can recover a wide range of data, including Telegram messages, WhatsApp messages, photos, videos, etc., without hurting the current data on your iPhone.
No matter your data is deleted intentionally or lost accidentally, Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery will help you retrieve them back easily. The program will recover your data from iTunes, iCloud or the device itself, so no worries if you don't have any backup. Even when your iPhone is stolen or lost, we can still get its data back.
Amazing Features of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:
Preview and select the messages before recovering
Bring data back without overwriting the current data on your device
Retrieve missing messages from iPhone, iTunes and iCloud backup
Recover 20+ kinds of lost data including deleted Telegram messages
2. How to Restore from iCloud Backup
For users who turn on the iCloud backup feature for Telegram on their iPhones, we can use Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery to recover the data from the iCloud without overwriting the current data on iPhone.
Step 1 Select the recovery mode and log in iCloud
First, launch Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery. Choose the "Recover from iCloud" mode in the top toolbar, and enter the username and password to log in your iCloud.
Step 2 Download and extract iCloud backup
You will see the backups that can be downloaded from iCloud. Choose and download the one that you need. Next, click on the "Setting" icon beside the backup you just download, then choose the files you want and click the "Scan" button.
Step 3 Restore deleted iPhone Telegram messages from iCloud backup
After the scanning, you can preview the scanned data. Restore all deleted Telegram messages or some of them by clicking the "Recover" button.
3. How to Recover Deleted Telegram Messages from iTunes Backup
If you have no backup of Telegram on iCloud, follow the steps below to restore the messages from iTunes backup. Besides, for those who haven't found the deleted messages in your iCloud backups, you can try your luck on iTunes backups.
Step 1 Run Joyoshare and choose the iTunes recovery mode
Launch Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery and select the "Recover from iTunes" mode. The program will identify all iTunes backup on your computer automatically.
Step 2 Scan iTunes backup for deleted Telegram messages
By default, all the data, whatever the type, will be selected to be recovered. You need to select the options you need for recovery. Next, click the "Scan" button to scan iTunes backup for deleted Telegram messages on your iPhone.
Step 3 Preview and recover deleted Telegram messages from iTunes backup
After the scanning process, all the missing Telegram messages will be there for you to preview and restore. You can retrieve all or selectively recover the ones you need. After the items are selected, click the "Recover" button to start the recovery.
4. Retrieve Deleted Telegram Messages on iPhone with No Backup
Many users who are searching for the data recovery service don't have any backup on iTunes or iCloud. If you are one of them, there is still a chance to recover the messages from the device memory.
Step 1 Connect your iPhone to the computer
First of all, you need to connect your iPhone to your computer so that the computer can scan it later. Launch Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery, and it will detect your connected iPhone automatically.
Step 2 Choose the recovery mode and scan your iPhone
Choose the "Recover from iDevice" option on the top menu bar of the window. Tick the "Messages & Attachments" box and other boxes you want, and click the "Scan" button to allow the program to search for the deleted Telegram messages.
Step 3 Recover deleted Telegram messages from iPhone
Wait until the scanning process is finished. Now you can see all the recoverable Telegram messages. Check the concerning categories on the left of the interface to preview and tick the Telegram messages that you need to recover. Click the "Recover" button to recover the selected Telegram messages and save them to your computer.