Q: "I have been chatting with my match on Tinder for a good number of days on my iPhone. Yesterday, I saw a notification of her message, but when I opened Tinder 10 minutes later, she had unmatched me and the messages cannot be seen. How can I recover the last messages so that I can figure out what happened?" - a Tinder user
There are various occasions where we want to recover Tinder deleted messages on our iPhones. The need to recover the messages might become very emotion-related, as you might want to trace the conversations between you and the matches or just want to browse the messages as reminiscence. Anyway, our methods to recover deleted messages from Tinder will surely satisfy you.
- Part 1: The Wrong Way - Recover Backups Directly
- Part 2: The Best Tinder Message Recovery Tool
- Part 3: Best Way to Recover from iCloud
- Part 4: Best Way to Recover from iTunes Backup
- Part 5: Best Way to Recover without Backup
1. Why You Shouldn't Recover Deleted Tinder Messages from Backups Directly
To recover messages from Tinder, many would rush to restore from their iTunes or iCloud backups. The result, unfortunately, is that all the data, including Tinder messages, after the update getting overwritten. What we need to know is that restoring directly from iTunes/iCloud is actually replacing the current data on your iPhone with the backup data. Therefore, you can probably retrieve the deleted messages, but the data after the backup will be gone.
2. The Best Tinder Message Recovery Tool - Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery
We can still recover Tinder messages from iCloud backups, but a special method is required. Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery is a smart and professional program designed to recover data for iPhone, iPad and, iPod touch. It can recover 20+ types of data, including Tinder messages, WhatsApp messages, images, videos, etc., without overwriting the current data on your iPhone.
The recovery process is so simple that even people with no experience using iOS data recovery software can do it. You can conveniently find, browse, select, and, in the end, recover the deleted Tinder messages with our tool. The program will recover your data from iTunes, iCloud, or the device's internal memory. Even when your iPhone is stolen or lost, Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery is still able to get it back. In the following part, you will see how to recover Tinder messages from iCloud, iTunes, and iDevices respectively.
Amazing Features of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:
Recover from iTunes, iCloud or iDevices
No data overwriting in the recovery process
Support almost all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod with iOS 13
Recover 20+ kinds of lost data including deleted Tinder messages
3. How to Restore from iCloud Backup in the Best Way
If you have turned on the backup feature for Tinder on iPhone, you might as well recover the backup messages from iCloud.
Step 1 Select the iCloud recovery mode and log in iCloud
Download and launch Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery. On the pop-out window, choose the "Recover from iCloud" icon in the top toolbar, then log in your iCloud with your username and password.
Step 2 Download and extract Tinder messages from iCloud backup
You will see the backups with accesses displayed on the screen. Choose and download the one that you need. Next, tap on the "Setting" icon beside the backup you have just downloaded, then choose the file types you want and click the "Scan" button.
Step 3 Retrieve deleted iPhone Tinder messages from iCloud backup
When the program finishes scanning, you can preview the scanned files. Select all deleted Tinder messages or some of them and restore them by clicking the "Recover" button.
4. How to Recover Tinder Messages from iTunes Properly
When it comes to retrieving Tinder messages, iTunes backup is as useful as iCloud backup. You can follow the steps below to recover Tinder messages from your iTunes backup.
Step 1 Choose the iTunes recovery mode
As mentioned before, we need to first of all launch Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery, and then select the "Recover from iTunes" mode. The program will then automatically find all iTunes backup on your computer.
Step 2 Scan iTunes backup for Tinder messages
By default, all the data, whatever the type, will be selected to be recovered. It is recommended to select the data types you need for recovery. Next, click the "Scan" button to search iTunes backup for Tinder messages backed up on your computer.
Step 3 Preview and restore deleted Tinder messages from iTunes backup
After the scanning process, all the Tinder messages on your iTunes will be there for you to preview and restore. You can restore all of them or just certain specific ones you need. After your careful selection, press the "Recover" button to start the recovery.
5. How to Recover Deleted Tinder Messages from the iPhone Itself
We understand that some people might not have the habit of keeping backups. No worries. Our program will still recover the deleted Tinder messages from the iPhone for you.
Step 1 Plug your iPhone into the computer
Run Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery, and unlike the last two solutions, this time you need to connect your iPhone to the computer so that the computer can scan its internal memory.
Step 2 Choose the recovery mode and scan your iPhone
Choose the "Recover from iDevice" mode on the top menu bar of the window. A list of data categories will be displayed. Tick the "Messages & Attachments" box and other data categories you need, then press the "Scan" button to make the program search for the deleted Tinder messages.
Step 3 Recover deleted Tinder messages from iPhone
By the time the scanning process is finished, you can see all the recoverable Tinder messages. On the list of data on the left side of the window, browse and tick the Tinder messages files that you need to recover. Finally, press the "Recover" button to recover the text messages of Tinder.