Open your "Messages" app on iPhone and you'll find a long list of conversations or notifications from your friends, family or services. In order to clean up your memory, you may occasionally delete some useless text conversations. However, the important conversations sometimes disappear from iPhone because of your careless operations. In such instance, how can you recover deleted iPhone conversations by yourself? Don't be nervous. This article is the right place for you to solve it, which shows three solutions to guide you to restore from iPhone or backups with ease.
- Part 1: Recover Deleted Conversation from iPhone without Backup
- Part 2: Retrieve Deleted Conversation from iPhone with iTunes Backup
- Part 3: Restore Deleted Conversation from iPhone with iCloud Backup
Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery – Best Tool to Recover Deleted iPhone Conversations
Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery for Windows (or Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery for Mac) provides you with different possibilities to recover deleted conversations from iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. It's also able to decrypt both common and encrypted iTunes & iCloud backups to get important conversations back.
What's more, it's available for both Windows and Mac and completely compatible with the latest iOS 12.3. No matter what model or iOS version your iPhone is, Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery can efficiently retrieve 20+ data with three recovery modes. Aside from message conversations, there are more data supported, like photos, contacts, videos, audios, Safari bookmarks, Kik, WhatsApp, call logs, etc. Better yet, a real-time preview function is also well designed to help you select desired conversations before recovery.
Key Features of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:
Undelete iPhone conversations through three recovery modes
Preview message conversations in real time to better make selection
Salvage up to 20+ data from various data loss scenarios
Part 1. How to Recover Deleted Conversations on iPhone Directly
If you haven't created backups for your iPhone message conversations, you'd better stop using the device right away after data loss to avoid further deleted data being overwritten. Now follow the guide below to get them back.
Step 1 Run program and connect iPhone
Finish downloading, installing and launching Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery. Then according to the prompt, connect your iPhone to the computer under "Recover from iDevice" mode.
Step 2 Select "Messages & Attachments" to scan
This program will automatically detect and recognize your connected iPhone and show device info in the left of the main interface. Next you can head to the right section to uncheck all data types and only mark "Messages & Attachments" to start "Scan".
Step 3 Get deleted message conversations off iPhone
After scan, Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery will show all searched and recoverable message conversations for you to preview. Check them one by one in real time to select wanted one and click the "Recover" button to complete data retrieval.
Part 2. How to Restore Deleted Conversations from iPhone with iTunes Backup
Another applicable way to retrieve deleted iPhone conversations is to use iTunes backups. As long as you have at least one synced lost conversations to, you can use Joyoshare program to work and recover.
Step 1 Open program and set "Recover from iTunes"
This time you should run Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery on a trusted computer that you've ever backed up iPhone conversation to. Then go for the top navigation bar to choose "Recover from iTunes".
Step 2 Extract conversations from chosen iTunes backup
Shortly, this program will bring all detected iTunes backups in a list. You can refer to the backup date, system version, device mode and what not to elect one iTunes backup. Afterward, simply press on its gear "Setting" icon to tick "Messages & Attachments" to "Scan".
Step 3 Preview & recover deleted conversations from iTunes backup
Wait patiently until the scanning process ends. Next go to "Messages" category in the left column to preview each conversation. Think carefully to get whatever desired marked and click the "Recover" button to save them on computer.
Part 3. How to Retrieve Deleted Conversations from iPhone with iCloud Backup
If you have a good habit of syncing and backing up iPhone data, conversations included, regularly to iCloud. You can use the third method here to recover from iCloud.
Step 1 Access iCloud account in Joyoshare
Get Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery started and sign in iCloud with Apple ID as instructed under "Recover from iCloud" mode. Notably, this program also supports Apple's two-factor authentication. Therefore, if it's enabled, you have to key a random code before login.
Step 2 Download, scan and search conversions from iCloud backup
Likewise, a list containing all iCloud backups will be shown by Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery. "Download" the most relevant one after your deep consideration and confirm "Message & Attachments" as your data type. Then tap on the "Scan" button to go on.
Step 3 Restore and export desired conversations to computer
It will take some time to scan and search data from your iCloud backup. You can firstly filter out needless data by only showing the deleted or have a quick search to locate what you want. After previewing and selecting specific conversations, click the "Recover" button to save on computer.