How to Recover iMessages from iPhone
Compared to common text messages like SMS or MMS, iMessage has its unique advantages over the two common texting methods.
1. The text bubble of iMessage is blue, different from green bubble of SMS.
2. You can send an iMessage to one person or to many friends at once. When someone replies, everyone sees it.
3. iMessage tells you if a message is read or received, so you can get a quicker response.
4. When someone’s in the middle of a reply, iMessage shows you.
5. iMessage is free and unlimited over Wi-Fi for anyone texting using an iOS device or Mac with iMessage.
iMessage is a great feature of Apple’s Messages app, especially when you sync all your devices together to access the long list of iMessage conversations. With the featured iMessage, you can send unlimited free messages over Wi-Fi to one person or to many friends at once along with photos, videos, locations, contacts or links attached.
So to speak, it is apparent that iMessage is becoming more and more popular among iDevice customers with its distinctive features. When you deleted some or all the iMessages in your iPhone, you can search help from iPhone iMessages Recovery.
iPhone Data Recovery specializes in recovering lost or deleted iMessages from iPhone, iPad, iPod. You can launch it on your computer and start to recover lost iMessages in two ways, one is to recover iMessages of iPhone from iTunes backup files, the other is to recover iMessages contents by scanning your iPhone. Both ways are feasible and work efficiently.
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Tutorial 1: How to Recover iMessages from iTunes Backup Files
Step 1.Extract iTunes backup fileAll backup files of your device type will be listed automatically after you enter this recovery mode (as the window shown above). Choose the one for your iPhone (usually the one with latest backup date if there are more than one), and click "Start Scan" to begin extracting it for your iMessage.
Step 2.Preview and recover deleted iMessage from iPhoneAfter extracting the files, the whole content of the backup file are displayed in details. Select "Messages" on the left side on the window, and you can preview detailed contents of your messages and iMessage. Mark those you want to recover and click "Recover" button on the top of the window, you can save them on your computer with one simple click.
If you only want to retrieve message attachments in your iMessage, you can select "Messages Attachment", which contains all attachments in your iMessages.
Tutorial 2: How to Recover iMessages from iPhone Directly
Step 1.Connect your iPhone to the computer and scan itIf you connect iPhone 4S or iPhone 5, the program's window will be as follows. Click "Start" to scan it.
If you connect iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G, the window will be different.
You need to follow the steps below to get into the device's scanning mode before you scan it:
1. Hold your device and click the "Start" button.
2. Hold the "Power" and "Home" buttons on your device at the same time for exactly 10 seconds.
3. When 10 seconds have passed, release the "Power" button right away, but keep holding the "Home" button. After another 15 seconds, you'll be informed that you've successfully entered the device system and you can release the "Home" button now.
Once you've entered the iPhone's system, you can start to scan your iPhone now.
Note: Your iPhone will be in a black status. It's normal. Just move on. If you want to discard and get your iPhone back to normal, you can click "Restart Device to Normal".
Step 2.Preview and recover deleted iPhone iMessagesAfter the previous steps, you can just check the found data one by one and click "Recover" to save them on your Mac.
Tutorial 3: How to Recover iMessages from iCloud Backup Files
Step 1.Install the program and sign your iCloud accountFirst of all, run the program and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File", and sign in your iCloud account as it requires.
Step 2.Download and export your iCloud backupAfter entering the program, you are provided the backup files of your iCloud backup account automatically. Choose any data you want to recover by clicking "Download" button. The whole progress of downloading depends on the amount of your data.
When it's complete, click the same button to start extracting, and you'll get a interface as below.
Step 3.Preview and restore iMessages from iCloudYou can take a preview of the data you get after the scanning, such as contacts, photos, messages, notes, videos, etc. You can choose any data that you'd like to restore by ticking it.
If you only want to retrieve message attachments from your iMessage, you can select "Messages Attachments" for recovery. It contains all attachments from your iMessages.
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