"Are you using Kik Messenger? I deleted all my message history accidentally this morning. Anyone knows how to get them back? This is very urgent and I will wait for your answers online!" -asked by Emma in forum.
Kik messenger is a hot app for Android, iPhone and Windows phone users to connect with each other freely. You can share messages, pictures, videos, news, sketches, and other contents with friends in the app conveniently. So to some degree, the Kik data means a lot to some people. However, like the situation as Emma, losing messages is common if you delete them by mistake or just can not find the old ones you need. Here this article will guide you through on how to retrieve deleted Kik messages and pictures from Android phones and tablets.
Solution 1: Recover Deleted Kik Messages, Pictures, etc on Android using Software
If you want a one-stop solution for Kik data recovery in all circumstances, you'd better choose a powerful software. Here Yolisoft Android Data Recovery is highly recommended. Your lost or deleted Kik messages, photos, videos, audios are able to be brought back in simple steps. Apart from Kik data, it also supports to recover phone contacts, SMS, gallery files, music, call history, WhatsApp conversations and more. All Android phone brands in the market are compatible, even the latest models, like the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+/S7, LG G6/V20, Moto Z, Google Pixel, OnePlus 5, HTC U11/10, Sony Xperia XZ, Huawei P10, Alcatel, etc.
Steps to Restore Deleted Kik Messages on Android
Obtain a copy of the software according to your computer OS. Run it after the installation.
Choose "Data Recovery" section to proceed, then connect your Android phone to computer. (Tips: here USB debugging is required to be turned on, please follow the easy on-screen instructions to do it.)
Select the relevant file types on your device to scan.
Preview the scanned Kik message history with details and then selectively recover the needed ones.
Solution 2: Recover Old Kik Messages/Photos on Android from Backup
For recent chats, Kik Messenger allows you to view the last 1000 messages in the past 48 hours. For old chats, you will only see the last 200 messages. Luckily, if you have created backup files for Kik on your Android, you can directly restore them from backups. This depends on the built-in "backup & restore" feature on Android.
Enter "Settings" on your Android.
Go to "Account" and log in.
Click "Backup & Restore".
If you want to find lost Kik chats without computer, you can go to Google Play to find some Kik recovery apps like GT recovery.
If you are using an iPhone, please try Yolisoft iPhone Recovery, which is designed for iOS users respectively.