How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone

Do you need to recover a text message that you mistakenly deleted? There are various methods to recover deleted text messages, so don’t be concerned! We’ll go through how to restore lost text messages on an iPhone from an iCloud backup, as well as a few other tips and techniques.

Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone
Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone

Apple has allowed iCloud integration on the iPhone to store content backups, including text messages. However, recovering texts from an iCloud backup necessitates some preparation. The iPhone maker also does not offer a standalone option for restoring deleted messages in one go.

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone Using iCloud Backup

  • Go to Settings.
  • Tap on your Apple ID profile.
  • Open iCloud >> Manage Storage >> Backups.
  • Choose a backup from before the date on which you erased the text messages you want to retrieve.
  • Scroll down to find the Messages backup and make sure that it is shown with some data.
  • Now, you need to reset your iPhone.
  • So, you should only proceed if you have those available in the backup file that contains your deleted messages.
  • Go to Settings >> General >> Transfer or Reset iPhone >> Erase All Content and Settings.
  • Your iPhone will now reboot and take some time to get back.
  • It will then ask whether you want to recover from a backup.
  • Choose the correct backup from there.

How to Recover Text Messages on iPhone Using

  • Log in to
  • Go to Text Messages and look for the ones you want to restore.
  • Only if you’ve enabled backups for your texts will the Text Messages option appear.
  • You will be required to turn off Messages backup by visiting the iCloud settings after going into Settings and then your Apple ID profile.
  • You will see the list of content that is backing up on iCloud.
  • Just tap Messages there to turn text message backups off.
  • Your iPhone will now prompt you to download your text messages locally.
  • Select Disable and Download Messages from the pop-up message.
  • This will download all of your current messages, including any you’ve erased from your phone.

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