When Send and receive messages using Message app on iPhone, it allows users to use GIFs as well which makes it much more fun. But just like other data on iPhone, these GIFs are easily to be deleted or lost. It is especially debilitating when you lose GIFs that were not included in a backup or for some reason you are unable to restore a backup. Restoring the backup may also not be a viable solution since a restore results in the loss of new data on the device. Thus, in this article we will show you the methods to recover deleted GIFs on iPhone 8 in iOS 11.
, which is regraded as the best iPhone data recovery tool, enables to recover data directly from iOS devices, as well as extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup. It supports to recover up to 16 types of data including messages(text messages, iMessages, audio messages, attachments), contacts, notes, call history, photos, videos, whatsapp, wechat and more. Plus, no matter what reasons that you lost data, iRefone could help you get back lost data.
As the desktop software, iRefone provides both Windows version and Mac version for you. Choose the version you need and free download the trail version to start the process of recovering message attachments on iPhone.
Recover iPhone 8 Deleted GIFs from iTunes Backup
Step 1. Run iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. There will be some backup files listed on the interface. Click on “Select” to choose the backup of iPhone you need.
Step 2. The the software will ask you choose the data you want to display and preview in the iTunes backup. Click on the icon of Messages attachments to start the scanning.
Step 3. When the scanning is finished, all of the messages attachments you choose in the iTunes backup will be displayed in the interface, including these deleted GIFs. Preview them one by one and pick out these GIFs you need. Click on “Recover to PC” to extract them from iTunes backup and save them on PC.
Do not connect your iPhone to iTunes again until the GIFs are recovered with iRefone. Otherwise, the old backup file will be overwritten by the current content on your iPhone. Once it happens, the deleted messages and messages attachments will be gone forever.
Recover iPhone 8 Deleted GIFs from iCloud Backup
Step 1. Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” as recovery mode. Then you will see the interface below. Log in to iCloud account with Apple ID and password.
Step 2. After log into iCloud account, the program can find all iCloud backup backup files in your iCloud account. Choose one iCloud backup you need to recover data and click “Download” to start the download of your iCloud backup.
Step 3. When the downloading is finished, it will ask you choose the data you want to preview, just choose Message Attachments to start the scanning process.
Step 4. Preview these message attachments and choose these GIFs you need to recover to PC.