“I deleted the conversation with attached photos of one friend. I think that these photos of message attachment have been stored on my iPhone album, but they were not these. These is the backup in iTunes but I don’t wanna to restore all data in the backup. Any solution for me to recover lost message attachments on iPhone?”
Nowadays, when people chatting with others by instant messaging app, text messages can not meet their demands. More and more people prefer to use photos, videos, etc to express their emotion better. However, these attachments in messages are easily to be deleted by accident. Have you ever come up with the problem that accidentally deleted some needed message attachments with the text messages? I am sure that is a problem that a lot of people can identify with. Is there any method to recover these deleted or lost messages attachments on iPhone? Keep on reading to find out how to recover deleted photos that attached with messages.
How to Recover Message Attachments on iPhone
When it comes to recover data on iPhone, many people will think the way to restore from iTunes or iCloud backup. However, these two most popular methods all have disadvantages that not allow users to view and selectively choose data to restore. Besides, it need you to restore the entire backup while erasing all of the present data on your device. Thus, we will introduce the alternative method for you to recover deleted message attachments on iPhone.
, 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 Message Attachments from iTunes Backup
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.
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.
When the scanning is finished, all of the messages attachments you choose in the iTunes backup will be displayed in the interface. Preview them one by one and pick out these messages attachments 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 messages attachments 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 Message Attachments from iCloud Backup
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.
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.
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.
Preview these message attachments and choose these attachments you need to recover to PC.