Monday, September 21, 2015

Recover Lost iPhone messages after Upgrading to iOS 9

iOS 9 is Apple's latest update that's now available to download your iPhone and iPad, and it bringing a smarter Siri, Apple Maps transit directions, true multitasking and new built-in apps. Having real headache of restoring important text messages after your iPhone being upgraded to iOS 9? Let's see what we can do to recover them.

Here are 3 options for you to recover lost iPhone text messages: recover directly from iPhone, restore from iTunes backup and restore from iCloud backup rely on third party software like iPhone Data Recovery.

With iOS 9 Data Recovery- Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS, you can not only recover deleted messages from iPhone after iOS 9 upgrade,but also recover lost contacts, photos, videos, bookmarks,etc. The software supports the latest iOS 9 and data recovery on all iPhone models, including iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, and iPhone 4S. Then within a few minutes, all lost data after iOS 9 update will be recovered. 

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Note: If you own a Mac computer, choose iPhone Data Recovery for Mac instead.

1. Recover iPhone Text Messages after Upgrading iOS 9 directly from iPhone

Even if you have never backed up iPhone, you can still recover lost iPhone data. The software will scan iPhone and allow you to directly retrieve data from iPhone.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer 

Run Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS and connect your iPhone to the PC. Then simply click on the Start Scan button to get it scanned.

Step 2. Preview and recover all the existing and lost messages

Next, it will quickly scan your device to find all the existing and lost data. You can find and preview your target files easily by clicking the correct categories on the left side. 

Step 3. Recover lost iPhone text messages

Choose Contacts to preview, mark files you want while previewing and click "Recover" button to export them to your computer. Then specify a folder to save them.

2. Recover lost iPhone SMS after iOS 9 Upgrade Using iTunes Backup

According to Apple, the SMS get backed up in iTunes when you do a sync/backup can be restored from the latest backup. Restoring from both iTunes backup could restore your iPhone to a previous state.

Step 1. Scan the backup file 

Note: To prevent the backup file from being updated and replaced by the contacts on your iPhone now, please do not connect or sync your iPhone on iTunes after you lost your messages. 

If you have ever synced different iDevices with iTunes before, there will be show you more than one backup files after clicking "Recover from iTunes Backup File". Choose the one for your iPhone and click "Start Scan". 

Step 2. Restore your messages from iPhone 

The scanning may cost you a few seconds. You can find all the contents on the backup file displayed in details. The data presented in the scan result is clear, organized and in original quality. You can preview all data in the scan result except for messages files. 

To recover the messages, check the box in front of the messages and click the "Recover" button, then you are successfully save the content on your computer. If you have a need, you also can mark contacts, photos, notes and other data to restore them. Form the scan result, you can see those existing in the backup file and those deleted from your iPhone showed in different colors. 

3. Extract iPhone Text Messages from iCloud Backup 

If you have iCloud backup file, you can also recover iPhone files from iCloud backup. 

Step 1.Select the iCloud backup to download and scan

Launch the program, choose the mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup File" and then sign in iCloud. In a while, you can see a list of backup files in the main window, just select the one you need and download it. Next, click "Scan".

Step 2.Recover deleted messages from iCloud

The scan will take you some time. Then you can check messages. Mark those you want back and click on the "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

As your iPhone messages are back, you can go forth and enjoy the new features in iOS 9 Message app that affect group conversations, sharing your location in a message, an attachment overview, sending multiple photos and videos at once and more. So next time when your iphone text messages disappeared, just follow this tutorial to get them back. 

You can also recover other lost data after iOS 9 Upgrade. The recovering processes are pretty much  the same. Remember NOT to perform any downloading or importing in case of new data overwrites lost files which results in permanent loss of data.

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