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3 Ways to Recover Lost/Deleted Text Messages on iPhone SE

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2022-02-16 / Update for  iPhone Data

"I got a message from a stranger on my iPhone SE and I wanted to delete it. But I deleted the wrong one. I had deleted the entry for one of my friends who I've been texting for years now. I don't know how to get all my text messages back. Is there any possible way? Please help me."

As a good housekeeper you've carelessly deleted all your old text messages on iPhone, and then realized that you actually need some or all of your old messages back. Well, fear not. You can still have chance to retrieve text message from iOS device. Indeed, you can restore all the lost data from backup if you have backuped these files before. Users without backup are able to get those messages back using the best iPhone text message recovery tool-- Tenorshare UltData (iPhone Data Recovery). Here are three ways to recover deleted or lost text messages on iPhone SE/X/8/8 Plus/7/6s.

How to Restore iPhone SE Lost/Deleted Messages: Step-by-step guide

Download and install Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery now and follow the steps below, to learn how to restore lost/deleted text messages from your iPhone.

Tutorial 1: Recover Text Messages from iPhone without Backup

Step 1: Launch Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery on your PC, connect your iPhone to PC with USB cable and select "Recover Data from iOS device ". ( Do not disconnect your iPhone during the scanning process). You'll then get a pop-up window asking you to tap "Trust" on your iOS device to trust this computer.

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Step 2: Choose the file types that you need to recover and then click on Scan.

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Step 3: Select the messages you'd like to restore and click "Recover" to retrieve messages on your iPhone.

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Step 4: Then choose a path to save the recovered messages on your computer.

Note:iPhone Data Reocvery now supports to sync recovered contacts, messages, and notes directly to your device. Just select "Recover to Device" after you click on the "Recover" button. This feature also applies to Mode 2 and Mode 3 below

Tutorial 2: Restore Text Messages from iTunes Backup

It's usually the best choice for the users who have lost or broken their iPhone since iTunes will automatically create backups of your iPhone when you sync iPhone to computer.

Step 1: Select "Recover from iTunes backup files". All the iTunes backup files on the PC will be listed. Select your iTunes backup and click "Start Scan" to start iTunes backup extracting.

Step 2: After scanning, you can preview all messages. Select your target messages, then click "Recover".

Step 3: Navigate to a folder on your computer to save the recovered iPhone messages.

Tutorial 3: Retrieve Text Messages from iCloud Backup

Even if you have no iTunes backup of your iPhone, or even your iPhone is lost, broken or crashed, you are still able to retrieve the deleted text messages on iPhone by extracting them from iCloud backups with the help of the iPhone messages recovery software-- Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery.

Step 1: Highlight the "Recover from iCloud backup files" option and login in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 2: Select the backup files you need and click "Next" to download this backup file.

Step 3: Choose "Select All" to preview all data, select your messages and click "Recover" to save them on your device or PC.

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With that now you should be well aware of the different ways to recover your text messages on iPhone SE. These top three ways to recover iPhone SE messages will work all the time when you need back the lost data. Now have a download and try Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery to get back your previous data!