How do I recover deleted messages on my iPhone?
If you've backed up your iPhone with Apple's iCloud or iTunes/ Finder (macOS Catalina or above) before the messages disappeared, things can be relatively simple. All you need to do is restore your iPhone and get deleted messages from an iCloud backup, or retrieve texts from iTunes (or Finder) backup.
How to retrieve deleted text messages from a backup?
Selectively Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from a Backup 1 Open Settings. 2 Tap your name and choose iCloud. 3 Turn off Text Messages and select Keep on My iPhone. 4 Turn Text Messages back on and then select the Merge option. 5 Wait for the deleted text messages to be merged with the data on your iPhone.
What should I do if I Lost my text messages on iPhone?
Stop using the iPhone as soon as you discover you have lost important messages until after the recovery is complete.
How to restore texts from iCloud backup?
To restore texts from an iCloud backup, follow these steps: On iPhone, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings > Erase Now. Go through the usual steps of setting up the iPhone. On Apps & Data page, tap Restore from iCloud Backup. Sign in to iCloud with your Apple ID. Choose the most recent backup.