Can I recover deleted text messages on my iPhone 3GS?
I have an iPhone 3G. Recently my little brother erased all my iPhone text messages and now there is nothing left. Some of them are important for me. I have tried visiting different sites but I am unable to recover my text messages….. Previously I never used iTunes and never backed up anything on the computer or wat ever coz i dont know much………..plz help me recover my lost data……..wat software could do the trick…..i hve tried different sites but all of them tell about previously backed up data to be restored mine is a different case plz help…..
It is highly unlikely that you will be able to recover any data that was on your iPhone 3GS if you haven’t set up any iTunes sync. That’s the fact before the iPhone 3G data recovery software (recover data directly from iPhone device) come out. There are some solutions of extracting iTunes backup files to restore lost or deleted files for your iPhone 3GS. Don’t panic and continue reading this article to get the method of recovering deleted data including your text messages directly from iPhone 3G device.
First of all, let’s get to know the software iPhone 3G Data Recovery – Dr.Fone for iOS for both Windows and Mac users.
iPhone 3GS SMS Recovery
- Recover deleted or lost text messages and other data without backup directly from iPhone 3GS iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPad 1 & iPod Touch 4
- Retrieve media content like photos, videos, music and songs as well as test content such as contacts, messages, call history, calendar, notes, reminders and safari bookmark.
- Preview lost files before recovery, clear, organized and in original quality.
How to recover deleted text messages from your iPhone 3GS?
This is a Step-by-Step Guide specifically for iPhone 3G users to recover accidentally deleted or lost text messages, contacts, photos, videos or any file directly from iPhone 3G/3GS without a recent sync or iTunes/iCloud backup.
Part 1: Directly retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone 3GS
Step 1. launch Data Recovery for iPhonr 3GS
Download the software by clicking the above download button. Install and run it on your computer. Then connect your iPhone 3GS to the computer. The software will detect your device and show you the following interface. Just leave the software with the defualt mode "recover from iOS device", and click on the Start Scan button to start scanning iPhone 3GS for you lost messages.
Note: For iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users, you can also use the advanced scanning mode to retrieve photos and videos and other data on it. Just switch to an Advanced Mode through the button at the lower-right corner. For recovering iPhone deleted texts, it’ll work the same as the normal way does.
Step 2. Preview and retrieve deleted text messages
After the scan, all the found data will be displayed in categories such as contacts, text messages, notes, photos, videos, music files and app data. You can read the message content including text, emoji and attachments. Then select those you need to restore, and click Recover button to save them to your computer. and to get the items you need to restore. Then select
Note: The data lists here include the found data you have deleted or lost and the files still on your iPhone. If you only want to recover deleted data, you can refine the scan result by sliding the button in the red area on the interface above, only displaying the deleted items.
Part 2: Restore deleted iPhone text messages from iTunes backup
Step 1. Scan iTunes backup file
After running the iPhone Text Recovery program, switch to Recover from iTunes Backup File mode. Here you don’t need to connect your iPhone 3GS. The program will show you the list of iTunes backup files you’ve ever synced. Select the iTunes backup file of your iPhone 3GS and click the Start Scan button to start extracting the content.
Step 2. Selective restore deleted messages from iTunes backup
When the scan is complete, you can preview and selectively recover any message in the Messages and Message Attachments menu.
Part 3. Recover deleted messages from iCloud backup
Step 1. Download and extract content of your iCloud backup
Go to the recovery mode of Recover from iCloud Backup File. You need to enter your iCloud account to log in. Then select the backup file and download it. When your iCloud backup file is downloaded, click on Scan button to extract the content on it.
Step 2. Restore deleted iPhone text messages from iCloud
After the scan, check Messages and Messages Attachements to find the deleted SMS you need to restore. Then mark those you want and recover them to the computer by clicking the Recover button.
OK! That’s all the process of finding out your lost iPhone 3G data and restore the files by saving them to your computer. Now you can sync these files to your iPhone with iTunes. For anyone who have lost or deleted data from their iPhone without any iTunes sync, this solution is perfect and appropriate!