How to Recover Deleted Text Messages from iPhone 5S without/from iTunes backup

"Can I retrieve deleted text messages from my iPhone 5S? SOS"

"Is there any app to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone 5S?"

Are you suffering the same problem like this? You accidently deleted text messages by pressing wrong buttons, lost important SMS conversations after iOS 8.3/8.2/8, iOS 7 update or downgrade. No worries. No matter whether you have iTunes (iCloud) backup or not, you can easily recover deleted text messages from iPhone 5S.

How to Recover Deleted, Lost Text Messages from iPhone 5S on Windows or Mac

To recover deleted or lost messages, you need the help of iPhone Data Recovery. No matter whether you deleted messages by accident, or lost all text massages conversations due to factory settings restore, iOS update (downgrade), jailbreak failure, damage (water damage), or other improper operations, it can easily recover lost text messages from iPhone 5S without iTunes, retrieve iPhone 5S SMS from iTunes backup, and restore iPhone 5S messages from iCloud backup. . It also work to recover deleted SMS on iPhone 5.

Part I: How to Recover Text Messages (iMessages) from iPhone 5S without Backup

Part II: How to Retrieve iPhone 5S SMS from iTunes Backup

Part III: How to Restore iPhone 5S Messages from iCloud Backup

1. Recover Text Messages (iMessages) from iPhone 5S without iTunes Backup

If you have no iTunes backup (or iCloud backup), connect your iPhone 5S to computer and select the recovery mode "Recover Data from iOS Device" on iPhone Data Recovery which is installed on your computer previously.

Then click "Start Scan" button to allow iPhone Data Recovery to scan the deleted SMS. It will help to find deleted text messages from iPhone 5S. In the scanning result, select "Messages" to preview and check. Tick on the ones you want to recover and click "Recover" button. Here are the detailes on how to undelete messages on iPhone 5S.

2. Retrieve iPhone 5S SMS from iTunes Backup

If you have synced or backed up iPhone 5S with iTunes, select "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File" on iPhone Data Recovery. Then this software will automatically detect and list all the iTunes backup files. Select the target backup file which contains your lost iPhone 5S text messages and click "Start Scan".

Then in the scanning result, recover deleted SMS from iPhone 5S.

3. Restore iPhone 5S Messages from iCloud Backup

If you have iCloud backup file, select "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File" on iPhone Data Recovery and sign into your iCloud account -- no personal information will be leaking out. Then you can recover SMS messages from iCloud backup. It won't overwrite the current data on your device.

Summary: iPhone Data Recovery is very helpful to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone 5S. The trail version allows you to look at deleted messages on iPhone 5S and retrieve deleted msg pic from iphone 5s free. You can also go to iPhone Data Recovery for Mac to recover iPhone 5S messages on Mac OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6. And it can recover iPhone 5 text messages on Mac, as well as works for all other iPhones.

Tips: Deleted SMS Text Messages Are Found in Search? How to Erase?

You may have found that although you deleted your messages' conversations, you can still find them by search, use Spotlight or try some data recovery tool (like iPhone Data Recovery introduced above). This is awful when you don't want others (say your wife) to know the details. The only way to completely erase all the private text messages is to reset and restore your iPhone 5S. It will delete all of your data. So If you make up your mind to do so, backup your iPhone 7/6s/6/6 Plus/5S first and do the following 2 steps.

  • 1. Navigate to Settings > General > Reset. Tap on "Erase All Content and Settings" and confirm it.
  • 2. Restore iPhone 5S with iTunes: connect iPhone 5S to computer, select it when it appears in iTunes, choose the Summary tab, click "Restore iPhone", and click "Restore" button.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iPhone Follow @Jerry Cook