“After updating my iPhone 6s to iOS 11, something strange happened, that I’ve lost all of my text messages. I followed some tips to reset my iPhone but it didn’t help retrieve my lost messages. “
iOS 11 brings lots of features you may like to have a try. But after updating to iOS 11 or iOS 11.1, you dropped into the similar situation we showed above, and unfortunately lost important text messages or iMessages on your iPhone iPad. So why? and what can you do to restore iPhone messages?
Actually, this kind of data loss is often caused by restore failed during the iOS update. To get back your lost messages, you should try another restore from iTunes backup or iCloud. However, what if you still can’t get back lost text messages or iMessages? Here we give you one simple method to recover iOS 11 deleted messages with only 3 steps.
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To quickly get back your lost text messages and iMessage conversations from iPhone or iPad, we’ll use iOS Data Recovery, one professional data recovery tool for iPhone iPad and iPod touch. With it, people can scan deleted messages on iPhone iPad or backup files, and recover any deleted items to their devices, even when they have no backups.
Now let’s download and install this tool on computer and start the recovery to get back iOS 11 deleted text messages and iMessages. This tool is also compatible with previous iOS 10.3.3, iOS 10, iOS 9/8.
iOS Data Recovery makes the recovery process pretty simple with only 3 steps. Follow the texts we’ve provided below to have a try.
Step 1. Install and run iOS Data Recovery on your computer, and connect your iOS 11 device (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch) to computer using data cable.
Step 2. Select Recover from iOS Device and click next to scan your deleted messages. (This app also allows you to retrieve lost messages from your iOS backups in iTunes and iCloud.)
Step 3. After scan, you can select Messages and preview all your deleted messages. Just select your lost messages and recover them back to your device.
As you can see on the screenshots, besides retrieving deleted messages from your iPhone iPad directly, this recovery app can also retrieve contacts, Safari history, calendar and other data that you lost after iOS 11 update.
If you have available backups in iTunes/iCloud, you’re suggested to use iOS data recovery software to scan your backup and search whether there are some iOS 11 deleted messages in the backup. Because the traditional restore method will erase all contents and data on your device. But this software will never erase data on your device, which is secure and safe.
To know the detailed steps to restore with iOS data recovery app, you can download its free trial and have a try. Notice that this software is not free, but you can try the free trial to preview whether there are some lost data on your device before purchase.
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