“Is there a way to recover deleted SMS (or iMessage) messages from the iCloud backup? All the text messages for one correspondent accidentally got deleted by right swiping and tapping the red Delete button.”
Accidentally deleting important conversations on iMessage app and don’t know what to do to recover iMessages from iCloud backup?
If you have the same question of ‘Can I retrieve imessages from iCloud?’, ‘How do I recover iMessages from iCloud backup?’ and ‘How do I access my iMessages backed up on iCloud?’, this article will cover the information that you would like to know.
The answer is ‘YES’. If you have created an iCloud backup of the iPhone data before losing the iMessages, you will have chance to use the methods below to get back deleted iMessages from iCloud
If you are accustomed to backing up your iPhone data to iCloud, you can recover iMessages by restoring the backup from iCloud.
Disadvantages of the method above:
If you didn’t make any backup, chances are high that the data saved get lost after the previous backup. Don't worry about that, there are other methods to recover lost iPhone messages.
You have the iCloud backup files but only wish to recover iMessages from the iCloud backup? Or you just want to recover selected items from the iCloud backup? FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery is to be introduced to you! As a data recovery program, it provides you 3 recovery modes to recover deleted files: Recover from iOS devices, from iTunes Backup File and Recover from iCloud Backup File.
Main Features of FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery:
You can download the free trial version of this program to preview deleted and existing files on iPhone/iTunes/iCloud backup.
Step 1. Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup File”
Click on the icon above to install this iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. Then launch it and select the mode of “Recover Data from iCloud”, after that, you’ll be prompted to log in your iCloud account.
Step 2. Log into iCloud
Enter the right Apple ID to log in the iCloud account and the iCloud backup files will be detected. Choose one that contains the iMessages you want and click “Next” to download & scan the backup files.
Note: The time of scanning process depends on the data size of the iCloud backup file. It may take for a while if you have a large number of data.
Step 3. Preview and recover iMessages from iCloud backup
After the scan, you can view that all the selected data will be listed in category. Find the iMessages that you get lost and click Recover button to store them on the Windows, Mac or on your any device you want.
That’s all the information about how to restore iMessages from iCloud backup. One aspect you need to consider is whether the data will be overwritten or not. Choose the one that works best for you.
Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.