How to Recover Text Messages From an iPhone

Written by matthew fortuna
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How to Recover Text Messages From an iPhone
You can recover deleted texts on your iPhone. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Accidentally deleting important text messages can be a headache. With a modern device like the iPhone, text messages can be recovered in the same way that songs, contacts, pictures and other files can be recovered.

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  1. 1

    Connect your iPhone to your computer, using the USB cord provided by Apple.

  2. 2

    Wait for your iTunes program to open and select the "Sync" button in your iPhone options.

  3. 3

    Wait for your iPhone information to complete updating and remove your iPhone from your computer.

  4. 4

    Open the text messaging application on your iPhone and the messages present on your phone when it was last synced with your computer will be restored, along with the messages that are on your phone currently.

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