Once you've found that you deleted a important text messages from your iPhone 4s, iPhone 4 or new purchased iPhone 5, will you asked "how do I recover deleted text messages from iPhone on Mac or on Windows" in your mind? Actually, if you have ever synced your iPhone with iTunes before, then extracting SMS messages from iPhone backup file could be a simple task for both Windows and Mac users.
Actually,you can use the Coolmuster Data Recovery for iPhone iPad iPod to backup SMS.
Here is a way without a software:
Directly Retrieve Deleted SMS from iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS
If you own an iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS, you can directly recover your lost SMS from your iPhone, without using iTunes backup. Follow the steps below and see how to make it:
Step 1 Connect your Device to the Computer
Install and run the program on your computer, connect your iPhone to the computer.
But for user of iPhone 4/3GS, you need to download a plug-in via clicking "Download" pops up on the main window.
Step 3 Enter the DFU Mode to scan SMS (iPhone 5/4S users can skip this step)
Now, follow the steps below to enter the DFU mode and scan for lost data files, including contacts, SMS, calendar, call history, etc.
1) Hold your iPhone and click "Start".
2) Press "Power" and "Home" buttons at the same time with your fingers for exact 10 seconds.
3) After 10 seconds, release the "Power" button but not the "Home" button. After another 10 seconds, release it. iOS Data Recovery then will scan your iPhone for deleted data files automatically as you've entered the DFU mode.
Step 4 Preview and Restore lost SMS/Text Messages
When it completes scanning, you can see a list of data files on the left. Expand the "Messages" icon and you can click to preview those lost or deleted SMS/text messages. Check those you want back and click "Recover" so you can restore them on your computer.
Now you've recovered the lost SMS and you can save your friend's number easily. In order to avoid losing again, please backup the message and your iPhone data on the computer frequently.All in all, in order to avoid your important information losing. Backup is important and useful. However in some conditions, this progarm is more important than the backup made by ourselves.
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