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5 Ways to Recover Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone in 2022

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“All of my Viber messages are lost after I update my iOS system version. Is there any way to bring it back?” - from Apple Community

Viber is a cross-platform internet and instant-messaging app. And the first generation of Viber is developed for Apple users to give a call or send texts, images, videos, audio files for free. It is reported that the number of Viber users has increased to 600 million recently. It will cause great distress if you delete important Viber messages by mistake. Keep reading and follow the steps below on how to recover deleted Viber messages on iPhone.

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1. Retrieve Deleted Viber Messages on iPhone without Backup

Actually, the deleted Viber messages are still saved on the database of iPhone until they are overwritten. What is required is to extract the deleted Viber messages on iPhone. FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery can easily extract Viber messages and other data from iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/XS Max/X/8/7/6/5.

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Here is how to recover Viber chat history from iPhone with FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery:

Step 1. Begin with the process to download and install the software on your Mac or Windows. Double click the app icon on the desktop to run the software, then select select ‘Recover from iOS Device’, follow the instructions on the window to connect your iPhone to computer and click ‘Start Scan’.

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Step 3. After the scanning and analyzing process is done, you should be able to view all the data on your iPhone listed in category. Click Viber the check the deleted vibes messages that you want to recover.

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2. Restore Deleted Viber Messages from Previous Backup

2.1 Restore from Viber Backup

If you have have previously backed up deleted Viber messages through its inbuilt backup feature, you can get the viber messages back by following the steps below:

Step 1. Backup Viber messages first and then reinstall this app from your iPhone. Log into this app with the same phone number and a message will pop up.

Step 2. Click on ‘Restore Now’. After the restoration process, the viber messages will be restored to iPhone.

2.2 Restore from iTunes Backup

If you have regularly synced iPhone with iTunes, FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery can be used to extract Viber messages from iTunes backup.

Step 1. On the main window of FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery, select ‘Recover from iTunes Backup File’. The iTunes backup files that you have made will be displayed on this window. Select one iTunes backup that may contain the deleted Viber messages and click ‘Next’.

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Step 2. The program will start to scan and analyze the iTunes backup. After the scanning process, select 'Viber' and you should see the deleted and undeleted Viber messages, then tap on ‘Recover’ to export these Viber messages to computer.

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You can also use Apple's official way to restore iTunes backup to get old Viber messages. However, this method won't allow you to view the content in the backup and the old messages will be replaced by the new messages.

2.3 Restore from iCloud Backup

You can follow the steps below to selectively recover Viber messages from iCloud backup with FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery.

Step 1. Select ‘Recover from iCloud Backup File’ from the interface of this iPhone Data Recovery. To access the iCloud backup, you need to enter the iCloud credentials to log in to the iCloud.

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Step 2. Choose an iCloud backup according to the backup time or size, then click Next and the software will begin scanning the iCloud backup.

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Step 3. On the next windows, you should view the details of Viber messages when you click Viber from the data types. When necessary, you can click ‘Recover’ to save the Viber messages to computer.

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For users who want to restore from iCloud backup for free, Apple's official way to  restore from iCloud backup could be available. Nevertheless, all the content and settings will be erased.

3. Recover Viber Messages on iPhone via Email

If you have ever share Viber messages via email (Viber > More > Settings > Calls and Messages > Email Message History), you can log into the email where you sent these Viber messages to and download these Viber messages and attachments to your computer or iPhone.

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Fay J. Melton

Fay J. Melton has explored the area of technology and software for more than 5 years and he is enthusiastic about helping users solve various technology issues.

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