How to Recover Deleted Text Messages from iPhone (iPhone 8/X included)

December 12 2017 02:53 am/ Post By Jeffrey to iOS Recovery

Hi guys, do you know how can I find deleted text messages on iPhone 7? Most people let me restore from my iTunes or iCloud backup, but I just got my new iPhone less than one month. So I don't have any backups. Plz help me out!

Text messages play an important role in daily life. Generally iOS users choose to save meaningful messages on device in case of future usage. But these messages may lost for many reasons, such as the following:

  • Change of mind after deletion

  • Lost iPhone text messages after factory restore

  • Lost text messages due to iOS upgrade

  • Text messages missing after jailbreak or ROM flashing

  • iDevices locked or forgotten password

  • Other unknown errors

Can You Recover Deleted/Disappeared Text Messages on iPhone?

Although many iPhone users are getting into the habit of making a backup regularly, there are still someone can not find their lost data in the previous backups or forget to sync their devices. Then you may have the same doubt like the above user - can lost data on iPhone like text messages, photos, contacts, etc be restored without backup and how? Fortunately, the text messages are not removed permanently after deletion, you still have opportunity to undelete them.


How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone without Backup

If you need to get back deleted or lost iPhone text messages with no backup, you'd better depend on a specialized third-party software. Here Yolisoft iPhone Data Recovery is highly recommended. It works with all popular iDevices like the iPhone X, 8 (Plus), 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 6, SE, 5S, 5C, 5, etc that is running any iOS system including the latest iOS 10.3. Except text messages, it also enables you to recover iPhone WhatsApp chats, photos, videos, contacts, and more.

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Steps to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from iPhone 8/7/6S

1. Launch iPhone Text Messages Recovery Software.

Run this program, then connect your iPhone to computer by data line. Click on "Data Recovery" and choose "Recover from iOS Device" option if you do not have any backups. 


2. Select "Messages & Attachments" to Scan.

All supported file types will be listed on the screen. Choose "Messages & Attachments". Then press "Start Scan" button to continue. The scanning may take some time.


3. Preview & Recover Lost Text Messages from iPhone

Preview your messages information with details on the right panel. Then choose what you need to partially recover them on computer. 



1. You are able to print SMS from iPhone if you want. 

2. You can also restore deleted text messages from your iTunes/iCloud backup.