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How to Recover Lost SMS from iPhone After iOS 11/10 Update

How to Recover Lost SMS from iPhone After iOS 11/10 Update

The listing of iOS 11 has ignited the enthusiasm of many apple fans. Users are eager to upgrade their phones to iOS 11 to experience new features. But I also heard some unpleasant voices among the users who upgraded iOS 11. That is, some users found their data lost after upgrading iOS 11, such as SMS, contacts, and so on.

Unfortunately, Tom was in such a terrible situation. When Tom upgraded to iOS 11, he found that his SMS was gone. This is a disaster for Tom, because in the daily work and life, Tom are very dependent on SMS, now lost, really let him puzzled.

The current upgrade is the experience version of iOS 11, and the time for the official update from iOS 11 has not yet arrived, so users who have lost data to update to iOS 11 will still have to wait for some time.However, the way to recover the loss of data in OS 11 is the same way to recover the loss of data in iOS 10

How to Recover Lost SMS from iPhone After iOS 10 Update

Maybe a lot of Apple users will be like Tom, have the trouble of losing SMS, and even other data. But I can tell you that the way to restore SMS in your cell phone is simple. You just need iOS data recovery. With it, you can safely and quickly restore your contacts. And you won't have to worry about losing data later.

IOS 10 data recovery is a very professional data recovery software. It can not only help you recover SMS, but also help you recover photos, call logs, audio, video, music, contacts, WhatsApp, message, notes, and so on.

If you lose data because of jailbreak, root, upgrade system, or even careless removal, iOS data recovery will certainly help you! More powerful is that it applies to all series of iPhone handsets, such as iPhone 8/7/6s/6/5s/5/5c/se/4s/4.

We'll provide you with some free ways for you to try, but we recommend using iOS data recovery because it's simpler and safer to use.

Method 1. Free restore lost data in iPhone from iCloud backup

If you have created iCloud backups for you new iPhone data, you may simply restore or extract the iCloud backups to iPhone with ease:

Turn on your iOS device.

In the Setup Assistant, proceed to "Set up your device", tap Restore from a Backup, then sign in to iCloud.

Proceed to "Choose backup", then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.

Method 2. Free restore lost iPhone data from iTunes backup

If you have used iTunes to backup your iPhone data, you may also follow below steps to free restore lost iPhone data from iTunes backup:

1. Open iTunes on PC or Mac that you used to backup iPhone data;

2. Connect iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.

Follow the onscreen steps to enter iPhone pass-code or to trust This Computer.

3. Select iPhone when it appears in iTunes.

4. Choose Restore Backup in iTunes and look at the date and size of each backup and select the most relevant.

5. Click Restore and wait for the restore to be finished.


If you choose to use IOS data recovery,free download the iOS Data Recovery to recover iPhone text messages in iOS 10 in three recovery modes:

   

Recover Lost SMS from iPhone After iOS 10 Update:

Part 1. Recover Data from iOS Device Directly

Step 1. Connect iOS Device with Computer

Launch dr.fone toolkit on your computer. Use the USB cable that comes with your iOS device to connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, to your computer. Click on "Data Recovery" and select "Recover from iOS Device" option.

Tips: Before running dr.fone, you're supposed to download the latest version of iTunes. To avoid the automatically sync, don't launch iTunes when running dr.fone toolkit. I suggest you disable the automatical syncing in iTunes beforehand: launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically”.

Step 2. Scan Your Device for Lost Data on It

Simply click the "Start Scan" button to let this program scan your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to scan for deleted or lost data. The scanning g process may last a few minutes, depending on the amount of data on your device. During the scanning process, if you see that the data you're looking for is there, then you can click the "Pause" button to stop the process.

Step 3. Preview the Scanned Data

The scan will take you some time. Once it's completed, you can see a scan result generated by the program. Data both lost and existing on your device are displayed in categories. To filter out the deleted data on your iOS device, you can swipe the option "Only display the deleted items" to ON. By clicking the file type in the left side, you can preview the found data. And you can see there is a search box on the top right of the window. You can search for a specific file by typing a keyword in the search box.

 

Step 4. Recover Data from Your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

When you find the data you need, just put the check mark in front of the box to select them. After then, click the "Recover" button at the bottom right of the window. By default, the recovered data will be saved to your computer. As for text messages, iMessage, contacts, or notes, when you click Recover, a pop-up will ask you to "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to Device". If you want to put these messages back to your iOS device, click "Recover to Device".

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Part 2. Recover Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

Launch dr.fone and select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" from "Data Recovery" tool. After then, the iTunes backup recovery tool will detect all iTunes backup files on this computer and display them in the window. You can confirm which one is the one you need according to the date it has been created.

Step 2. Scan Data from iTunes Backup File

Choose the iTunes backup file that contains the data you want to recover and click "Start Scan". It will take a few minutes to extract all data from the iTunes backup file. Be patient.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iTunes Backup

After a few seconds, all data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. You can preview them one by one before recovery. Then you can selectively mark and recover those you want by pressing the "Recover" button at the bottom. Now contacts, notes and messages can be directly recovered to your iOS device if you keep your iOS device connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.

Tips: you can see there is a search box in the result window. From there, you can type in the name of a file to search for it.

Part 3. Recover Data from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

After running dr.fone toolkit, choose the recovery mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" from "Data Recovery" on the dashboard. Then you'll see the window below. Enter your iCloud account and password to login. dr.fone takes your privacy seriously. We never keep a record of any your Apple account info or content at any time during your sessions.

Step 2. Download iCloud Backup File

When you logged into iCloud, the program can find all iCloud backup files in your account. Choose the one where you're going to recover data and click on the "Download" button.

And then in the pop-up, you can choose the type of files you would like to download. This will reduce the time of downloading the iCloud backup file. After that, you can scan the iCloud content now. Click on the "Scan" button to begin. It will take you some time. Just wait for a moment.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup File

The scan will be complete in a few minutes. Once it stops, you can preview almost all data in your iCloud backup file, like contacts, messages, photos, and more. Check them one by one and tick the item you want. Then click on the "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to your device" button to save them on your computer or your device with one click.

Now contacts, messages and notes can be directly recovered to your iOS device if your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is connected with your computer with a USB cable during the recovery process.

    

 *Note: iPhone 8 is not available yet, all need to wait for some time. The device currently supported by this program has:
iPhone:iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4
iPad:All models of iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, and iPad
iPod:
iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4

In life, accidents happen at any moment, so we have to store our important data on the computer periodically in order to avoid losing data.



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