How to Recover Deleted Voicemail on iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/X/8/7

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“I have deleted a bunch of voicemails on iPhone 11 but now I need them so much. I want to know how could I recover these deleted voicemails? Is there any program works for that? I don't get any backup file. Please help.”

Well, many people have had the experience of accidentally hit the delete button and lost important voicemail. Besides accidental deletion, many reasons can lead to voicemail loss on iPhone, such as iOS 14 update, jailbreak failure, factory restore, software crash, device lost/damaged, etc. Are you in the same situation and searching for a way to undelete voicemail on iPhone? Don't worry. The good news is that you can still get deleted voicemail back, and we're going to show you how. Keep reading this post and learn 4 easy ways to recover deleted voicemail on iPhone 12, iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max, iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/7/6s/6 Plus, iPad Pro etc. running on iOS 14/13.

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Way 1. Undelete Voicemail Messages on iPhone Directly

Actually, when you delete a voicemail on your iPhone, it isn't gone forever. You can easily retrieve the message by looking through the "Deleted Messages" list which is part of the Phone app in iOS. iPhone will store all deleted voicemails in this list as long as you haven't selected "Clear All".

Here are the steps to access the deleted voicemail messages directly on iPhone:

  1. On your iPhone, open the Phone app and tap the Voicemail icon in the bottom right corner.

  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the voice mail list and you will see "Deleted Messages" option, tap on it.

  3. Preview the voicemails you have recently deleted and select the message you want to recover to highlight it.

  4. Finally tap on the "Undelete" button to move the voicemail back to the stored list and out of Deleted Messages.

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Way 2. Recover Deleted Voicemail on iPhone without Backup

The above method will only work for recently deleted voicemail messages. If you want to recover permanently deleted voicemail on iPhone, you can try third-party software – FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery. Using it, you can easily recover deleted voicemail on iPhone even if you have no backup. More than voicemail, you can also recover lost iPhone text messages, contacts, call logs, photos, videos, WhatsApp, notes, voice memos, Safari history, etc.


Here are steps on how recover deleted voicemail on iPhone without backup:

  1. Download and install FoneGeek iPhone Voicemail Recovery on your computer. Start it and click on "Recover Data from iOS Devices".

  2. Connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable and wait for the program to recognize the device automatically.

  3. All supported data will be listed, choose Voicemail and other files you want to recover, then click "Scan" to begin scanning.

  4. After the scan, preview and choose the voicemails you want to get back, then click "Recover to PC" to save them to your computer.

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Way 3. Retrieve Deleted Voicemail on iPhone from iTunes Backup

If you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes before deleting voicemail, you will be able to recover deleted voicemail from the iTunes backup. Please note all existing files on your iPhone will be replaced with the iTunes backup files and you can't recover voicemail only.

  1. Open iTunes on the computer you used to back up your iPhone.

  2. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable, then click on the device icon.

  3. Under the Summary section, click on "Restore Backup" and choose the backup that you want to restore.

  4. Click "Restore" and enter your password if it is requested, then wait for the restore process to complete.

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Way 4. Restore Deleted Voicemail on iPhone from iCloud Backup

If you have backed up your iPhone on iCloud, you can undelete voicemail on iPhone by restoring the device from iCloud. However, the problem with iCloud backup is the same as that of iTunes, you can't recover voicemail only and the full restore will wipe all data and settings on your iPhone.

  1. On your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on "Erase All Content and Settings".

  2. Follow the setup steps on your device's screen until get to the App & Data section, then choose "Restore from iCloud Backup".

  3. Sign in to your iCloud account and select the backup you intent to restore, then wait for the restore process to complete.

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Here we have introduced 4 simple ways to retrieve deleted voicemail on iPhone. If you accidentally deleted or lost voicemail messages on your iPhone, just try any of the methods explained above to undelete voicemail on iPhone without hassles. We recommend you use FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery. This program can not only recover deleted voicemail on iPhone without backup, but also help you access all the data in iTunes/iCloud backup, and then selectively recover whatever you need.

Saturday on Aug 29, 2020, 21:44:26 GMT / Post By FoneGeek to iPhone Recovery

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