Because of iMessage's powerful ability to send message between Apple devices, for example, iPhone and Mac computer, iMessage now has been a very popular communication tool among Apple users, which make it more annoying to lose iMessage accidentally. The messages could contain important business information or precious personal memory. If you are eager to recover iMessage from Mac, you wouldn't want to miss this powerful program - FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery (opens new window).
The program covers data recovery of many iOS devices, such as iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, iPad Air 2/1, iPad mini 4/3/2/1, iPod touch 5 etc. With Mac version available, you can download the program on your Mac computer, and recover deleted or lost iMessages from iPhone on Mac.
# Start to retrieve iMessages to Mac
Step 1 Connect iOS Device to Mac
Launch FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery on Mac, connect your iOS device to the computer with USB cable. When the device name comes up, click Start Scan.
Step 2 Preview iMessages
After the scanning is completed, you can preview the deleted iMessages by clicking Message. If you would like to view only deleted messages, enable the option for Only Display the Deleted Items.
Step 3 Recover iMessage to Mac
Choose the iMessages that you need, and click Recover button underneath. Your missing iMessages will be restored to Mac hard drive in the CSV/HTML format.
Besides recover iMessage to Mac via device, you are also able to use iTunes backup to recover iMessage with FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery on your Mac. Just choose Recover from iTunes Backup File mode on the FonePaw program, the program will retrieve your lost data from iTunes backup for you. Choose one iTunes Backup you would like to restore and wait till the scanning to complete. Then select Messages to preview the lost iMessages, tick the messages that you need and click the Recover button.
(Tip: The Recover from iTunes Backup File mode only functions on the condition that you have iTunes on the Mac and have made backup of the device on iTunes.)
Congratulation! Your lost iMessages are just recovered on your Mac. Other than iMessage, you can also use FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery (opens new window)to recover contacts, call log, photos, music, videos, books to Mac.