“My iPhone get lost last week. It is an old iPhone so that it is ok to lost it, but there are large amount of messages in it mean much for me. Is there any hope that I can get back my messages on lost iPhone? Any suggestion would be appreciated.”
Message app data on iPhone is considered as one of the most important apps because it contains different precious conversations between you and your friends or family. As it contains your precious data, it would be a big trouble that you lost these messages due to iPhone lost and must hope to find the suitable way to get back these messages. In below article, we will share two methods for you to recover messages on lost iPhone. Keep on reading.
If your iPhone was lost, you still can get you messages back if you have backup in iCloud or you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes. As it is known that iTunes backup file itself is not readable, thus we cannot access the text messages from the iTunes backup file particularly even though you can precisely locate where it is. You need to turn to a third-party iPhone data recovery software for help. iRefone
is such kind of professional and easy-to-use iPhone data recovery software, which can retrieve all the messages from iTunes and iCloud backup file for lost iPhone.
Main Features of iRefone
-Three recovery mode to get back lost data: Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup, Recover from iCloud Backup.
-Support to recover up to 16+ kinds of data like messages, notes, contacts, call history, photos, whatsapp, wechat and more.
-Selectively extract data in iTunes and iCloud backup without erasing any data.
-Preview data before recovery.
-100% safe without data loss.
Method 1: How to Recover Lost iPhone Messages from iTunes Backup
Launch iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. All of the iTunes backup files which you have ever synced with iTunes on this computer will be automatically found and listed in the software. Click “Select” or double click the backup you need to access the data interface.
Choose the data you want to scan and recover. Click the icon of “Messages” to start the scanning.
When the scanning is finished, preview the messages in your iTunes backup and pick out these messages you need to save on your computer. Click “Recover to PC” to choose the store folder.
Method 2: How to Recover Lost iPhone Messages from iCloud Backup
Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” to extract lost iPhone messages. Sign in your iCloud account with Apple ID and passcode.
Choose the data you want to recover in your iCloud. This process will reduce the time of downloading. The less data you choose, the less time wait for the downloading.
When the downloading process is stopped, you can click the icon of Messages you need in your iCloud backup file.
You could preview all of your messages in iCloud backup. Select these messages you need to backup them on your computer.