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How to Recover iPhone SMS in Mac after upgrade to iOS7

“My God! I don’t know what happen !!! I was told that I have lost my text message forever when I upgrade my iPhone to iOS 7. Is there any way or anything that can retrieve lost text messages from iPhone 4S? What if I did not upgrade the damn iPhone, nothing was wrong. Please help as soon as possible!”“I deleted my iPhone SMS and how to retrieve iPhone SMS if possible? I received a SMS this morning from an important client. However, I deleted it accidently before I could read it. I'm wondering if there is any way I can restore iPhone sms messages. PLEASEE HELPPP!”Said by Tony and Davie

And indeed, effortlessly recover lost iPhone SMS directly from iPhone 3GS/4 or from iTunes backup for iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS with Wondershare Dr.Fone (Mac) which currently supports SMS recovery for iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS, iPad series and iPod touch 4G/5G. And more, you also can use this software to recover iPhone contacts, photos, video, notes and more, if you have such a need.

You can get a trial version of Wondershare Dr.Fone to process iPhone SMS recovery in Mac now.Why not try it now?

2 Ways provide to Recover iPhone Text Messages in Mac

   Part 1 Directly Recovery iPhone SMS in Mac

   Part 2 Recover iPhone SMS from iTunes Backup in Mac


Part 1: Directly Recovery iPhone 4/3GS SMS in Mac


In this part, you will be able to retrieve lost or deleted SMS by directly scanning of your iPhone 4/3GS.
We highly suggest you set your iPhone 4/3GS into “Flight Mode” if you found your SMS have been lost or deleted.

Step 1: Select Your iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GSM
Connect your iPhone with your Mac and launch Wondershare Dr.Fone (Mac) installed on it, you will see a start interface that lists all supported iOS device.

To directly iPhone 4/3GS SMS, you just need to select your device model to continue.

Step 2: Select “Recover from iOS device” Mode
Note: You will be required to download a plug-in if you’re firstly using directly scanning mode. Click “Download” to get it.

Step 3: Scan Your iPhone by Entering Device System
Here you will need to follow instructions on the program Window to enter your device system so that the program can be able to scan your device directly.

Please strictly follow the 3 steps on the window, otherwise you might not be able to start the scan.

After successfully entering your device system, you can now click “Start Scan” button to begin scanning your iPhone.

Then Dr.Fone will automatically scan your device for lost files, just as you can see from the image below.

Step 4 Selectively Recover iPhone SMS in Mac
When the scan is over, the found data will be list in categories, including “Messages”, “Contacts”, “Notes”, “Camera Roll” and more.

Click “Messages” category to view details of the found SMS. If they are what you want to retrieve, select them and click “Recover” to save them on your Mac.

Note: Both the lost SMS and the existed SMS will all be listed by Dr.Fone. You can select “Only display the deleted items” on the top to view the lost SMS.



Part 2: Recover iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS SMS from iTunes Backup in Mac


This mode is useful if you have iTunes backup of your iPhone 4/4S/4/3GS on your Mac and it is the one you generated before your SMS was lost or deleted. You will even be able to retrieve inaccessible SMS on lost iPhone in this mode

Step 1 Select “Recover from iTunes backup” Mode
After select your device model, please select “Recover from iTunes backup” mode to continue. Note: If you are connecting iPhone 4S/5 with your Mac, only “Recover from iTunes backup” option is available.

Step 2 Select iTunes Backup for Your Device to Look for Lost or Deleted SMS

The program will be showed as the image below. iTunes backups of all iOS devices that have synced with your Mac are displayed. You just need to select the one for your iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS and click “Start Scan” button.

Step 3 Retrieve iPhone SMS in Mac from iTunes Backup
The found contents in your iTunes backup will all be displayed. Select “Messages” category and you will be able to preview the found SMS one by one. After checking and marking those SMS you are going to retrieve, you can now hit on “Recover” to save them on your Mac.

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