Retrieve Messages(SMS & MMS & iMessage) from iPhone Backup

Aug 7,2014 Posted by Allen Lee to iPhoneSMS/MMS/iMessage Transfer

"How do I retrieve deleted SMS, MMS, iMessage messages from my previous iPhone backup? " - From Joan

Restoring data from an old iPhone backup is a choice to recover lost messages on iPhone. But as you probably know, restoring from backup would wipe your current data with those in the backup. If yon't want to lose any data on iPhone and get back your deleted SMS, MMS, iMessage messages, you can take a few simple mouse clicks with our trustworthy Backuptrans iPhone SMS/MMS/iMessage Transfer. It provides a convenient way to retrieve Messages(SMS & MMS & iMessage) from your iPhone backup and then restore the messages back to your iPhone. All these messages will be merged perfectly on your iPhone. No data loss worry. Restoring messages media attachments such as videos, photos and audios is also supported. No other iPhone utility software can do this.

The following article shows you how to retrieve SMS, MMS, iMessage messages from iPhone backup step by step:

Step 1: Install the software on computer and run it
Run Backuptrans iPhone SMS/MMS/iMessage Transfer on computer, turn to File -> Import Messages from iTunes Backup to local database.

    Tip: Or you can right click the Database icon and then choose "Import Messages from iTunes Backup to local database".

Step 2: Choose an iPhone backup
Backuptrans iPhone SMS/MMS/iMessage Transfer will scan and detect all iTunes backup files on your computer automatically. Select your iPhone Backup on list and then click "Load" button to finish.

    Tip: You can click a link to import iPhone backup files manually from other place on computer.

Note: If your iPhone backup is encrypted, please enter your password.

Step 3: Select a database to save SMS, MMS, iMessages messages
Select a database to save the extracted messages. Or, simply enter a new database name to ceate a new database. Click Confirm to continue.

Step 4: View and check your iPhone SMS, MMS, iMessage on software
After loaded data from iPhone Backup, you can see all iPhone messages including attachments on the software main interface. Now you can check the messages which have been extracted from your iPhone Backup and see if your deleted messages exists. If yes, Cheers!

Step 5: Now please connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable and then restore SMS, MMS, iMessage messages from database to your iPhone by clicking the "Transfer Messages to iPhone" button. See the detail tutorial on how to restore SMS MMS iMessage to iPhone step by step.

Now all your messages with attached media files have been recovered and merged perfectly on your iPhone. With Backuptrans iPhone SMS/MMS/iMessage Transfer, you can even backup, restore, transfer and print SMS, MMS, iMessage easily on your computer.

Note:If you are using Mac, please use Backuptrans iPhone SMS/MMS/iMessage Transfer for Mac.

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