I have been asked “how to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone 4?” several times. In fact, it is very easy to do that. If you want to know it, read the article to learn how to perform iPhone sms recovery.
Things are always like this. You want to retrieve text messages from iPhone. Usually, there are two ways you can use. One way is using the backup from iTunes by right clicking on it on the left side of iTunes and selecting “Restore from backup”. There are two things you need to notice about this method. First, you must have synced your iPhone with iTunes before. Second, with the removed messages coming back, all your iPhone content will be deleted and covered by the backup content. The other way is browsing and recovering messages from iPhone directly. It must take much time.
Obviously, both these two methods are not so perfect. Then how to retrieve deleted text messages with the other content of it still kept in an easy-to-handle way? Sure, you just need a third-party iPhone Data Recovery tool to recover sms messages from iPhone.
First of all, you can download a free trial to experience the software in advance. Please install it in your Mac or Windows. Then, let’s retrieve the deleted texts with the iPhone Data Recovery software.
1. Select Recovery Mode
In order to recover data from iPhone without backup, we choose “Recover Data from iOS Device” as recovery mode, and then connect your iPhone with PC.
2. Enter DFU mode
iPhone 4/3GS users need to enter DFU mode for scanning.
* Holding your iPhone and click “Start”.
* Then press “Home” and “Power” button at the same time when you click “Start”,
* Hold for 10 seconds. Screenshot on the software will give you details to do that.
When you successfully entered the DFU mode, the program will automatically scan your iPhone for data.
3. Preview and undelete sms iPhone
Then all the files on your iPhone will shows on the screen, you can preview all found data in categories, and then select your files which you need to recover them. And then click” Recover” to save them on your computer.