How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages

how to retrieve deleted text messagesDo you want to know how to retrieve deleted text messages? There are a few ways to do this but to be able to help you in best possible way I created a few guides depending on which phone you use.

 

Retrieve deleted texts iPhone user

Retrieve deleted texts Android user

Retrieve deleted texts Blackberry user

 

When it comes to retrieving text messages it does matter what kind of phone and model you are using.

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If you use another phone or need some general ideas on how to retrieve deleted texts then stay on this page.

So to be able to help you get those messages back the following place into roll:

  1. Your phone and the model
  2. When was the message send?
  3. Has there been new messages send and received since the message you want to recover?
  4. Has the deleted message been overwritten?

 

The phone and the model of it will let us know if the messages can be retrieved and where they would be stored. Today we have two major phone categories the ”smartphone” and the ”feature phones”.

The OS, mobile operating systems, used today by smartphones are Android by Google, iOS by Apple, Blackberry by RIMs, Windows Phone by Microsoft and Symbian by Nokia to mention a few of them.

The smartphones would be phones like the iPhone, Android, Windows and Blackberry phones.

In a 2012 survey around 50% owned a smartphone and they only expect that number to increase.

Feature phones are lacking several features that the smartphone has. The feature phone has less features but is also less expensive, its a multipurpose phone that will do the basics for you.

Now this all matters when it comes to retrieving the texts. On some of the feature phones you have messages slots when those are filled they will start overwriting the old messages which will make them unrecoverable.

On the other hand smartphone usually store text messages in a database that’s why they can be recovered. A lot of smartphones comes with backup programs or/and syncing programs and the messages can then be recovered from there.

These backups are sometimes created without the phone owners knowledge. Take iPhones for example they are backed up with iTunes every time you sync the two of them.

If you are a iPhone user and you synced it with iTunes and your text that you want to retrieve where on the phone at the time, then the message should be backed up by iTunes. You can now use a data recovery software to recover that messages and other data.

Now, your phone will not contain your deleted messages forever.

If your phone is not supported by the software that are used to recover your messages then the messages will not be recovered. That`s why you see recovery software that are specified for specific phones and models.

So search specifically for software that can help your phone model to recover your messages. How to retrieve deleted text messages can be done depending of what phone you have.

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  • DIANNE BAILEY says:

    I deleated a few text from my lg streaght talk phone is there any way to retreave them

    June 28, 2013 at 1:13 am
  • heath lewis says:

    the phone is a nokia 5233

    February 2, 2014 at 11:12 am
  • Mary says:

    Can you please recommend spyware on a Samsung Convoy (flip-phone)? I’d like to monitor calls and messages in “real time”

    February 8, 2014 at 4:23 am
    • Anna Vince says:

      Hello,
      I have not found one that monitor the Samsung Convoy phone, sorry.

      February 11, 2014 at 4:22 pm
  • Keith Kent says:

    I deleted some text messages off my Samsung GT-S3650. They contained some information i really need right now nut I don’t seem to find any way of recovering them.

    March 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm
  • RAHUL says:

    i have not found nokia n8

    May 10, 2014 at 8:36 am
  • heba says:

    my mobile is samsung GT-s5620 how can i restore my deleted messages?

    May 29, 2014 at 6:16 pm
  • SG says:

    hi there- is there anyway to retrieve VIBER messages for the last 6 months from a phone number please?? i really need help and dont know how to go about getting access to deleted VIBER text messages.

    Hoping to get some help/advice from you.

    Many thnx
    SG

    August 20, 2014 at 8:24 am
    • Anna Vince says:

      Hi, what phone do you want to retrieve the Viber messages from? iPhone, Android any other phone?
      Thanks,

      September 8, 2014 at 6:17 pm

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