Summary: Cannot find deleted texts on iPhone? Do not worry, this article will tell you how to find and see deleted texts on iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5S, 5C, 5, 4S, 4, and 3GS
“Hi, I delete some important texts on my iPhone by mistake, I am wondering if I can see the deleted text messages on iPhone, for I am not sure whether it is possible. I am a new iPhone user, please forgive my ignorance. Thanks for your help. ”—Alex
Well, there are quite a lot of iPhone users wondering how to see deleted text messages on iPhone. But unfortunately, there is no recycle bin in the iPhone, so, it is not possible to see the deleted texts on the device directly. But, if you get some third party software to help you, it is another story. Here, the tool I would like to recommend to you is iPhone Data Recovery.
iPhone Data Recovery here can be used as a iPhone text messages recovery to access the deleted texts on your iPhone, and let you see them before you recover the lost SMS. It is perfectly compatible with all iPhones including the latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus which runs the latest iOS 8.1. So, it is the ideal tool for you to see deleted texts on iPhone.
How to See Deleted Texts on iPhone 6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS
The steps below will show you how to see deleted text messages on your iPhone with the help of this iPhone text messages recovery. Here we go.
Step 1. Run the iPhone data recovery
Download and install the iPhone data recovery to your computer first, and then, connect your iPhone to the program via the USB cable. By default, you will be led to the first recovery mode “recover from iOS device” mode.
Step 2. Scan your iPhone
After your iPhone is successfully connected to the software, click Start Scan to scan the device for the deleted texts. Except text messages, the software will scan other files such as photos, videos, contacts, notes, etc. on your iPhone, so, the scanning process may take a few minutes. Just wait for a while.
Note: If you are using iPhone 4 or 3GS, you need to enter DFU mode before you can scan the iPhone, just follow the instructions written on the window to enter the scanning mode, after that, the software will scan your iPhone automatically.
Step 3. See deleted texts on iPhone
When the scanning completes, all the files found on your iPhone will be categorized in the left sidebar, go to the messages folder to check the recoverable messages, now, you can see deleted text messages on your iPhone. If you cannot find the ones you need, it means that they have been overwritten by new files already. If you need to recover deleted text messages on iPhone, just select the ones you need, and click Recover at the lower right corner to restore them.
Note: Stop using your iPhone once you realize you delete something important from your iPhone, for any operation may generate new data and overwrite the deleted data and make the deleted files unrecoverable.
More about iPhone Data Recovery
1. Can recover deleted text messages, contacts, notes, call logs, whatsapp messages, photos, videos, etc. from iPhone
2. Support all iOS devices and compatible with all iOS versions
3. Provide three ways to recover data: recover lost data from iOS device directly, recover data from iTunes backup and extract files from iCloud backup