Get Back Deleted Messages on iPhone without Backup

By Lois Green, Friday, July 29, 2016

"I just deleted some really important messages on my iPhone 6s. What's worse, I didn't make a backup via iTunes, nor did I turn on iCloud backups. So is there any chance that I can get my deleted messages back without backup?"

This is one of the many urgent requests that we have received from iPhone users. It surprised us that so many users didn't have the habit of backing up their iPhone regularly. Even they did make backups, accident happened when they deleted the messages before they were able to make a backup. Luckily, they still get a safety net to prevent the data loss—that is FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery, a useful tool to get back deleted iPhone data with or without backup.

This is a must-have program on your computer. As soon as you have realized the mistaken deletion of messages on your iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/SE/ 6s/6s Plus/ 5s/5c/5/4s, try not to use your phone to avoid the deleted messages being overwritten. Instead, launch FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery on your computer, preview the deleted messages, and get them back in one click. The followings are detailed steps.

Why Can iPhone Data Recovery Get Back Deleted Messages?

Without backup, how can this iPhone Data Recovery program get back your deleted messages? In fact, experiments have shown that the deleted messages are not totally wiped out from the iPhone, but still remain on the memory space as unreadable data. Based on this discovery, developers introduced this FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery to track out the deleted messages and recover them to readable texts.

Also, developers discovered that the deleted data will not be saved on the iPhone for very long time. Instead, they will be automatically erased to save space to the new data. Therefore, to get back the lost messages, it is important to stop using the phone and use the data recovery program as soon as possible.

How to Get Back Deleted Messages Without Backup?

Step 1. Download FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery

Click the following download buttons to get the free trial version of FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery on your PC or Mac.

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Step 2. Choose "Recover from iOS device"

After you have installed the program on your computer, open the program and you will find there are three recovery modes. Choose "Recover from iOS device" since the other two need iTunes or iCloud backup to recover the deleted messages.

Recover from iOS Device

Tip: Although the program will be there for you, it is better that you develop the habit of backing up your iPhone messages via iTunes or iCloud so that you also choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" or "Recover from iCloud Backup File".

Step 3. Connect iPhone to Computer

Then connect your iPhone to computer, wait for a few seconds until the name of your iPhone appears on the program, then click "Start Scan". You can see the scanning progress on the program.

Start Scanning

Step 4. Preview the Deleted Messages

After the scanning is done, your iPhone data are displayed in different categories. Choose "Messages" or "Message Attachments" on the left column to preview the messages. You can see the messages as well as the information of the contacts (name, phone number, and email). If you want to see only the deleted messages, toggle on "Only display the deleted items".

iPhone Data Displayed

Step 5. Get Back the Deleted Messages

After finding the deleted messages that you need, tick the messages and click "Recover". The messages will be recovered to a chosen folder of your computer in HTML or CSV format.

Get Back Deleted Messages

Other than text messages, you can also restore the deleted WhatsApp messages, WhatsApp attachments, and more via FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery. So don't hesitate to download the program right now.

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