“My text messages were gone after iOS 11 update on my iPhone 7, that really made me upset. Can I ask how to restore the deleted SMS from my device directly. I haven’t did a backup for it. Please help. The data are so important to me.” – Vitoria
After updating to iOS 11 or iOS 10.3.3, you may accidentally lose some important messages on iPhone/iPad. In this case, what can you do to get back them? The most common ways people use to restore deleted iPhone data are using iTunes and iCloud or other cloud Internet service- extract data from backup files. However, this method is not working if you have no backup. And it is not suitable for restoring specific items on iOS device, because iOS device will be covered after restoring - the data on your device previously will be completely replaced by the backup. So if you want to recover only SMS selectively, you'd better choose another reliable method.
Restore Deleted SMS from iPhone Directly after iOS Update
iOS Data Recovery is an easy-to-use data recovery that is capable of rescuing iOS files. iOS Data Recovery offers you three ways to get back your deleted data on your iOS device, no matter an iPhone or an iPad/iPod touch. With this tool, you can retrieve deleted SMS from iPhone after iOS 11 update even if you have no backup in iTunes/iCloud. Of course, if you have an available backup, it also enables you to access iTunes/iCloud backup, and helps you preview/extract data from the backup. Besides SMS, other types of iOS data are also supported to be restored, including photos, contacts, call logs, videos, calendars, notes, WhatsApp data and more. Moreover, this program allows to recover deleted iOS data after losing data for any situations, like iOS update, iOS jailbreak, restore device to factory reset, device lost, etc,.
How to Retrieve Deleted SMS from iPhone Directly after iOS 11 Update
Step 1. Run Program and Connect Device to PC
Install and Run iOS Data Recovery on your PC and then connect the iPhone to it using a USB cable, it will be detected soon. In the main page of program choose "Data Recovery" and then click on "Recover from iOS Device" mode to go on.
Step 2. Select SMS File to Scan by Program
Now you should choose the “Messages & Attachments” file to recover then click on "Start Scan", to start the scan process of recovery. You are allowed to click more than one file to scan by program in one time.
Now the program will begin to scan data on your iPhone.
Step 3. Preview and Recover Deleted SMS from iPhone after iOS 11 Update
In the last step, you are allowed to preview all the recoverable iPhone data. You will be able see files name in the list on the left of the window. Select the data under “Messages & Attachments” file and then click on "Recover" to save the selected data to the computer.