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Old 03-09-17, 18:37
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Question Recover deleted SMS and iMessages from iPhone

Hi I need help please. I accidentally deleted a contact's set of SMSs and iMessages by swiping across and touching Delete without thinking. I don't have them on iCloud or iTunes as backup. My phone provider says it can't restore iPhone messages. So according to http://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/iph...phone-3636380/ my final option is using a third party program downloaded on Windows. I tried a free one and it scanned deleted messages (not sure if it was all the messages from the contact) but the main issue was it required payment for me to recover to PC and/or iPhone.

Are there any free Windows programs which scan for deleted SMS and iMessages and for free allow to save to PC and/or iPhone?

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Old 08-10-17, 14:33
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Hi can anyone help with a free Windows program which allows to save deleted SMS / iMessages to computer and/or iPhone? There was 192 views but no replies. Thank you
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Old 09-10-17, 17:38
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Default Re: Recover deleted SMS and iMessages from iPhone

I don't usually reply to iPhone questions simply because I have no experience of anything Apple.

But seeing that nothing else has been forthcoming you might want to have a look at this.

https://www.easeus.com/data-recovery...t-messages.htm

All EaseUS software is usually reliable and good, and they do free versions of most of it. As far as I can establish this is completely free and they don't normally lead their users up the garden path with a charge at the end of it.

But then who knows with Apple stuff??

Free EaseUS PC back-up and recovery is first class. I have used their Android recovery as well which worked with reasonable success recovering lost data type files but it was less successful at recovering all the lost photos.

Where as 'ZAR X recovery' did manage to recover around 98% of the 300 plus photos I had accidentally lost but then that is specifically designed for photo recovery where as EaseUS is for files in general.

But as I said I have not a sausage of experience of the EaseUS free iPhone version, but I guess it's now 'any port in a storm' time.


PS. If you've been writing stuff to your phone memory, ie downloads of anything, since this happened your chances of recovery are increasingly slim even if the recovery software is good at what it is supposed to do. Plus you say they are not synced with iTunes ??? So I'm not sure if EaseUS will be of any us to you.

PPS. Just been having a rummage around on the EaseUS iOS pages, (the column on the right has some interesting user comments) also just checked the features page of the free iOS version and it does seem to claim the ability to recover lost files directly from the device. See here...
https://www.easeus.com/ios-data-recovery-software/

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Old 02-12-17, 21:19
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Downloaded the free version and when I about to Recover my lost SMS and iMessages from one contact it says I had to purchase! This page compares the versions and the Free can't recover Messages but I hoped so installed just in case: https://www.easeus.com/ios-data-recovery-software/

I hope "Recover deleted or lost messages & WhatsApp chat history" includes iMessages not just SMS text messages.

https://www.easeus.com/mobile-tool/i...ry-buynow.html

I was about to purchase a license but the pricing isn't fair. This page says it's $59.95 but when I click on BUY NOW it's 59.95 - it should be 44.50; it must realise I'm in the UK so gives me . If I then switch to US Dollars (drop-down above allows me to switch currencies) it says it's $71.94. That's not fair is it $59.95 or $71.94? Looks like an error in the website programming to not convert between currencies!?


https://www.easeus.com/data-recovery...t-messages.htm

Also like the 3rd screenshot (link above) in Step 3, the program says "! No usable data found, try Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud backup." But proceeds to let me Recover if I pay for a license. The text in the guide above has no mention of this either and reads "Choose the text messages you want to recover and click "Recover" button to save them on your computer" so it appears this guide is misleading. Daisy is the author and needs to be informed? In addition, the Free version doesn't allow recovery of Messages as I've explained via this link: https://www.easeus.com/ios-data-recovery-software/

So this page is misleading for at least 2 reasons...

Help please!
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Old 15-12-17, 18:31
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Can anyone assist please in my last post?!
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No one can assist further please? It would be appreciated! TIA.
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