Q: I emptied all Viber messages from my iPhone 8, and after a while I realized some of them are very important to me. Can someone tell me how can I recover deleted Viber messages from iPhone? Thanks in advance! - Jassie Krave from Quora
It always happened that you may lost your Viber messages and attachments, such as one wrong click, an iOS update, a system crash, one stuck device, etc. Whatever the reason it is, recovering the Viber messages might be the first things you want to do. In this article, we're going to show you four methods to retrieve deleted Viber Message from iPhone Xs/Xr/X/8/7/6S, etc. in an easy way.
- Solution 1: Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone Without Backup
- Solution 2: Restore iPhone Viber Messages from iTunes Backup
- Solution 3: Restore iPhone Viber Messages from iCloud Backup
- Solution 4: Recover Deleted Viber Messages from Email Backup
Part 1. How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages from iPhone Directly with JoyoShare
To help you retrieve all you important Viber messages and attachments from your iPhone in the case that you have no any backup, the only and effective way is to use a professional and smart third-party iOS data recovery tool such as Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery.
This trusty Viber data recovery tool is capable of restoring messages and attachments on Viber with highest success rate. Besides Viber messages, it can also recover deleted contacts, photos, videos, call history, voice memos, and many other kinds of lost files. More importantly, it enables you to retrieve your lost Viber messages from iPhone directly, iTunes and iCloud backup, which means that even if you haven't backed up your Viber file, you can still get them back. Besides, it gives you the chance to preview and recover Viber messages selectively.
Highlights of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:
Salvage Viber messages from iPhone instantly
Retrieve 20+ types of data including Viber messages
Recover Viber messages from iPhone device directly without backup
Fully compatible with all iPhone modes and latest iOS 12
Next let's go ahead to the detailed instruction on how to recover deleted Viber messages from iPhone with Joyoshare iPhone data recovery. Before that, please go to the download page of Joyoshare and select iPhone Data Recovery to install it on your PC or Mac computer.
Step 1 Connect iPhone to computer and launch Joyoshare
First of all, please connect your iPhone device to the computer. Open Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery and the app will detect your device automatically.
Step 2 Scan your iPhone for lost Viber messages
After Joyoshare recognized your iPhone, it will enter the interface of "Recover from iDevice" by default. Then tick the "Viber & Attachments" box under the "Deleted Data from the Device" and hit the "Scan" button to ask Joyoshare to scan the lost Viber messages and its attachments.
Step 3 Preview and recover deleted Viber messages on iPhone
When the scanning comes to an end, all the Viber messages and Viber attachments will be displayed orderly. Preview them and tick the ones you want to recover. You can also filter out the "Only show the deleted" option. Then click the "Recover" button to restore and save Viber messages and attachments to your computer.
Video Tutorial: How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages from iPhone with Joyoshare
Part 2. How to Recover Deleted Viber Messages by Restoring iTunes Backup
Once you have synced your iPhone data to iTunes app, and the backup file just contains the Viber messages you desire, you can choose to retrieve deleted Viber messages from iTunes backup. Recovering data from iTunes backup only needs a few clicks:
1. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable, and then open iTunes app;
2. Select your iPhone when it appears in iTunes and then press "Restore Backup" button;
3. Pick the most relevant backup file and click the "Restore" button. Wait a while until it's finished.
Note: Keep your iPhone connected until the restoration is done. Please note that the iTunes backup file may overwrite the exiting data on your device.
Part 3. How to Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages by Restoring iCloud Backup
Similarly, if you have turned on the iCloud buckup for Viber app, you can also restore Viber messages and attachments via iCloud backup. Just follow the simple steps below to learn how to do it:
1. Turn on your iPhone. Go to the "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" > "Erase All Content and Settings" to restore your device to factory settings;
2. Follow the onscreen setup steps. When you're on the "Apps & Data" screen, tap the "Restore from iCloud Backup";
3. Enter your Apple ID and passcode to log into iCloud account. Choose the most relevant backup file and start to transfer. Now wait until the progress bar is completed.
Note: Using this method to restore your Viber messages, you need to erase all the contents of your device before the recovery, which means that the existing data may lose. If you don't want this happen, just make a backup for it.
Part 4. How to Restore Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone from Email
If you have regularly sent your Viber message backup to email, now you can easily get deleted Viber messages back. Here are easy steps:
1. Enter your username and password to log into your email;
2. Download the latest backup file and restore Viber messages and attachments.
Note: If you're not clear about how to back up your Viber messages, just follow this: Open Viber app, select the "More" > "Settings" > "Calls and Messages" > "Email Message History" > "Send" Viber Messages to your email. That's it.