iPhone Data Recovery, a data recovering program available for iPhone 6/6 Plus/5s is very practical to help you retrieve deleted text messages selectively and efficiently in three different ways: If you have backup your iPhone with iTunes/iCloud before, you can try restoring iPhone SMS from iTunes/iCloud backup file. If you have never backed up your iPhone, you can directly connect your iPhone to the computer using USB cable and start the recovery.
Now, here comes the tutorial, download iPhone Data Recovery on your computer first:
Tutorial 1: Retrieve text messages from iPhone 6 Plus/6/5s
Tutorial 2: Restore text messages via iTunes backup
Tutorial 3: Recover text messages from iCloud
Tutorial 1: Retrieve text messages from iPhone 6 Plus/6/5sStep 1. Connect iPhone 6 Plus to PC
To begin with, download iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. Then, you will be asked to connect your iPhone 6 Plus to the computer via USB cable. Click start and your iPhone 6 Plus will be detected within few seconds.
Note: Other iOS device such as iPad Air 2/mini 3, which runs operating system from iOS 5 to iOS 8 are also supported.
Step 2. Scan iPhone 6 Plus
After your iPhone detected, the deleted messages will be scanned out and listed in the interface. The process bar will show you how far the process goes.
Step 3. Preview and recover text messages from iPhone
All the text messages on your iPhone, including the deleted(in red) and existing(in grey) ones will be displayed in the interface. You can turn on "Only display the deleted items(s)" at the top of the interface to show the deleted SMS only.
Note: Not only the text, but also the attachment, MMS and iMessages can be recovered by iPhone Data Recovery.
Tutorial 2: Restore text messages via iTunes backupStep 1. Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File"
Firstly, choose the second recovery mode "Recover from iTunes Backup File". Then, you will see that all the iTunes backup files on this computer are all scanned out and listed in the window as below. You just need to choose the backup file that you want it to be scanned by clicking the "Start Scan" button.
Note: This is extremely helpful if your USB cable doesn't work or you don't have your iPhone with you, you can restore the deleted iPhone text messages from the iTunes backup file you done before.
Step 2. Preview text messages and attachments from iTunes
After that, all your messages together with messages attachments will be scanned out. You can tick those you want and click "Recover" to restore the text messages.
Tutorial 3: Recover text messages from iCloudStep 1: Sign in iCloud
Launch iPhone Data Recovery on your computer and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File". Then, you will see the windows asking you to enter your Apple ID and password to sign in.
Step 2. Download iCloud Backup of your iPhone 6 Plus
After signing in your iCloud account, you will see the iCloud backup files listed automatically. Then, click "Download" next to the backup file you'd like to recover.
Step 3. Restore iPhone 6 Plus SMS from iCloud
After downloading the backup, you can preview the backup file and choose "Messages" to have text messages listed. Then, tick those you want and click "Recover".
That's it. You can recover the deleted SMS from your iPhone with iPhone Data Recovery. Other data type including contacts, notes, and more are supported. You can also restore iPhone deleted contacts with this software with simple steps.