Text message, as a substitute for voice calls in situations, is a quick, concise, and efficient way of communicating, and it often includes some vital information. With the release of every new iOS update, many people may get iPhone texts or messages lost during the updating process. Beside new iOS update, you also may get texts or messages deleted or lost from iPhone due to other reasons, like:
· Wrong operation, e.g. mistaken deletion of text messages;
· iPhone Jailbreak;
· iPhone factory settings restore;
· iPhone has been lost or stolen;
· iPhone was damaged, broken.
No matter what reason made you get iPhone 6/6s messages deleted or lost, it drives you crazy. When this happened on you, maybe most of you just like the user mentioned above tried to get them back with iTunes or iCloud backup, but failed, or even don’t know how to retrieve deleted texts on iPhone 6/6s or haven’t any available iPhone backup. Whatever situation you are stuck on, in this guide we will offer you 3 methods to get them back at maximum chance. No matter you just want to see or read deleted text messages, or want to get them back to iPhone’s Messages App for instant use, you will make it.
How to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone 6/6s (Plus)? If you find your iPhone 6 deleted your messages, in this guide we will offer you 3 methods to recover deleted text messages on iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s at maximum chance, no matter whether you have a backup or not.
Part 1: Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from iPhone without Backup
If you haven’t made any iTunes or iCloud backup before getting messages deleted or lost from your iPhone, this Part 1 is prepared for you. All you need to is getting fonedog for iOS on your computer, and then follow us to recover deleted text messages on iPhone 6/6s without backup.
Step 1： Launch PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer (PC or Mac) > Connect your iPhone > Select “Recover from iOS Device” on homepage of PhoneRescue for iOS > Click right arrow to scan your iPhone.
Step 2: By default, all categories will be selected. Please uncheck Select All option and then choose Messages. Click Ok to start scanning.
Step 3: When the scanning is finished, select Messages and Messages Attachments > Select Only list deleted > preview and read deleted messages on iPhone > Pick up the contacts with deleted messages you want to restore > Select the messages > Click To Device or To PC/Mac button. Note that To Device button will help you get deleted text messages back to iPhone’s Messages App, and To PC/Mac button will help you save deleted messages back to computer.
Part 2: Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from iPhone from iTunes Backup
Step1： Connect your device to a PC and sync it.
Step2： After that iTunes would automatically open. If not open iTunes manually.
Step3：You will be able to see your iPhone on the top righthand corner of the window. Click on it.
Step4： Select ‘Restore Backup’
Step5： This will take quite a while but after it, your previously backed up data will now be on your phone.
Part 3: Retrieve Deleted Messages from iPhone 6/6s (Plus) from iCloud Backup
If you backed up your iPhone with iCloud instead of iTunes, you can follow us to get deleted text messages back on iPhone 6/6s from iCloud backup with steps below：
Step1：Log in to your iCloud account using your Apple ID and password.
Step2：Select ‘Text Messages’. If you cannot see this, then probably your messages are not backed up.
Step3：However, if it is there select the messages you want to recover.
Step4：Now go to Settings on your iPhone and then select iCloud.
Step5：Select Turn off Messages.
Step6：You will now be able to see a pop-up. Choose ‘Keep on My iPhones’
Step7：Go back to settings and turn on text messages
Step8：Select merge and wait for a while. After this, your lost messages should be back on your iPhone.Refer to the article: 3 Ways to Recover Your Deleted Text Messages from iPhone