“I have installed iOS 11 beta on my iPhone 7 Plus for 2 weeks and I downgraded it to iOS 10.3.2 yesterday. Never had an issue with doing so but this time all my text messages were missing all of a sudden. The problem is my latest backup (do this with iTunes on my Mac) is corrupted…”
Unexpected iPhone data loss happens from time to time, and it is particularly common in iOS upgrade and downgrade. For different reasons, many people decide to downgrade from iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.2/10.3.3 after using iOS 11 for a period of time. Unfortunately, some of them lost important messages and iMessages on iPhone after iOS 11 downgrade.
You may face the same problem and look for a way to recover iPhone messages after downgrading from iOS 11 – that’s also the reason why you come to this post. Of course, the easiest way to get back missing iOS content is to restore your iPhone from backup. But when there is no available backup to use, or your backup is corrupted, we strongly suggest you to download and install iOS Data Recovery software on your computer to recover iPhone messages after iOS 11 downgrade.
As a professional iPhone data recovery tool, iOS Data Recovery offers you 2 ways to recover iPhone messages after iOS 11 downgrade: recover messages from your device directly or extract these message from a corrupt iTunes backup. Now, download and install iOS Data Recovery on your computer and then follow the instructions below to retrieve disappeared messages and iMessages on your iPhone.
Step 1: Launch iOS Data Recovery software and plug in your iPhone.
Step 2. Choose Recover from iOS Device and then click the Next button.
Step 3. It will take a few seconds to scan your device. When the scan is finished, select Messages and Message Attachments and preview all your missing messages on iPhone. Select the items you want to recover and click “To Device” or “To Computer” button to save them to your iPhone or computer.
Step 1. Open up iOS Data Recovery and click Recover from iTunes Backup > Next.
Step 2. Select the relevant backup to proceed.
Step 3. Choose Messages and Message Attachments and preview all your missing messages in iTunes backup. Pick up the lost messages and click “To Computer” to extract messages from iTunes backup to your computer.
iOS Data Recovery allows you to retrieve lost/deleted messages as well as other contents whether your have backup or not. Compared to restoring your device from iTunes/iCloud backup, iOS Data Recovery gives you easier and more flexible solutions to get back lost iPhone data and files. Why not download iOS Data Recovery and give it a try now >
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