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How to Retrieve Messages from iTunes Backup?

Lots of people asked on forum and emailed us asking “I deleted some messages on iPhone and how could I retrieve them back?”. It seems many people have met this tough situation.

If you have the habit of backing up your iPhone data with iTunes, getting back your iPhone messages is just a piece of cake. Besides of iTunes backup file, you need a professional iPhone Data Recovery. It is a recovery tool to help users scan iPhone device, iTunes backup or iCloud backup file to get back data.

Tips: If you haven’t backed up your iPhone with iTunes, you can still try to scan your iPhone and recover messages from iPhone device.

Here, you can install it on your computer and have a try.

Step 1: Choose iTunes backup file

Launch the software, choose the “Recover from iTunes Backup File” option. And the iPhone Data Recovery will detect and list all iTunes backup files on your computer.

iTunes backup file list

Step 2: Scan iTunes backup

Select the proper iTunes file from the backup file list and click “Start Scan” button. The iPhone Data Recover will take a few minutes to scan your iTunes backup file, and list all found data on the result window.

Scan result

Step 3: Retrieve messages from iTunes backup

Click “Messages” tab to view all text messages and iMessages. You can select some specific items as you need.

Then click “Recover” button to recover selected messages to computer or to the connected iPhone directly.