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.
How to recover deleted tests on iPhone?
Restore deleted tests on iPhone: from iCloud If you have ever backed up your iPhone to iCloud or iTunes you should be able to restore your iPhone text messages from the backup. In fact unless you disabled the automatic sync option in iTunes, you should have created a backup everytime you synched with your PC or Mac.
Can I restore my iPhone text messages from an iCloud backup?
If you have ever backed up your iPhone to iCloud or iTunes you should be able to restore your iPhone text messages from the backup. Unfortunately, iCloud doesn't back up SMS in all territories, and for all phone operators. My iPhone on O2 falls into this category. So the following may not work. You'll need only to go to step 2 to find out. 2.