Before start, I will answer few common questions you may want to know first. Have no use for these tips? No serious harm to skip it.
Q 1: All my text messages were deleted accidentally, can I get it back?
Answer: Sure. You can find text messages on iPhone if lost it due to:
>iOS 7 update or downgrade;
>iPhone broken, water damaged, stolen;
Q 2: Why the lost SMS can be recovered?
Answer: Unlike computer, iPhone doesn’t have trash bin that you can quickly recover deleted texts. However, it is not really gone. Files are saved in your iPhone memory as a kind of data called pointer, even if the files are deleted or lost, the pointers are still exist until overwritten. It is well explained why someone cannot recover text messages months ago.
Therefore, don’t write any data into your iPhone before undelete files.
Q 3: Any free way or free software to bring up deleted text messages on iPhone?
Answer: Recovering deleted text messages from iTunes or iCloud is free, but you must make sure that you have backed up iPhone files before lost it.
Then, any free app? No, unless you happen to catch the rare giveaway (Acquire the latest promotion from Twitter http://twitter.com/DataRecoveryiOS ). But it is also true that a third-party program is the best way to undelete SMS iPhone, thence, methods introduced in this article are with the help of Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery- the famous and practical data recovery software for iPhone but moderate cost.
Now, let's learn how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone 5S with/no Backup
What You Need:
1. PC or Mac that have connected with internet
2. iPhone Data Recovery Tool
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3. iPhone 5S and data cable
Part 1: How to Restore Deleted Text Messages iPhone 5S from iTunes Backup File
Have synced iPhone data with iTunes before lost texts and didn’t sync since that time? Well, this is great, that’s means you can get back all the text messages without any loss.
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Download Data Recovery program and install it. Run app and stay in mode “Recover Data from iTunes Backup File”.
Step 2: You can see all the backup files on your computer will be displayed in the interface, just click on the backup file name which needs to extract SMS, and hit “Start Scan” button.
Step 3: After that, you can check “Messages” to preview all of them before recover it. Tick those texts you want and click “Recover” to save them on your computer.
Part 2: How to Recover iPhone 5S Deleted Text Messages without Backup
I do not have iTunes or iCloud backup! That's not a big problem. Just see how to solve it with iPhone data recovery app:
First step: Launch program and choose “Recover Data from iOS Device” as recovery mode, then click “Start Scan” to scan your phone directly.
Second step: After the scanning completed, preview lost text messages. Select the SMS one by one, or select all deleted items, and then hit “Recover” button to save them.