How Can I Retrieve Lost Messages after Update to iOS 11.4

retrieve-lost-messages-after-updating-to-ios-11-4“After updating the iphone to ios 11.4, I find that some of my messages are lost. I am in a hurry to get them back. Hope someone can help me. Thank you.”

When iOS 11.4 was released, we received some e-mails that they lost some messages after updating to iOS 11.4 and hope to retrieve these lost messages. As one of the important data on iPhone, messages contains some useful information no matter your sent or received. However, iOS upgrade always makes data loss.

If you are facing the trouble that lost messages after updating to iOS 11.4, please don’t flurry, here we will provide some methods to help you recover lost messages from iPhone after iOS 11.4 update.

iRefone can easily recover lost iOS data after iPhone/iPad upgrades to iOS 11.4. It supports to retrieve several kinds of iPhone data under different data loss situations, SMS, contacts, photos, video, call logs, calendars, notes, apps and more are included. iRefone not only works well for recovering data on iOS device after iOS 11 update,but also recovering data on iOS device after iOS 10/9 update, and other data loss cases, for example, iOS jailbreak, factory reset restore.

Directly Recover Lost iPhone Messages after Updating to iOS 11.4

Step 1. Connect your iPhone with computer, then the software will detect the device automatically. Click “Start” to go on.

Step 2. Then you will enter the interface to ask you choose the data you need to scan. Choose the icon of Messages and start the process of analysis and scanning your iPhone.

Step 3. When the scanning is finished, all of the messages on your iPhone will be displayed in the software, including these lost one. You could preview them one by one and choose what you need to recover to PC or directly back to your device.

Extract Lost iPhone Messages after Updating to iOS 11.4 from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. There will be some backup files listed on the interface. Click on “Select” to choose the backup of iPhone you need.

Step 2. The the software will ask you choose the data you want to display and preview in the iTunes backup. Click on the icon of the messages to start the scanning.

Step 3. When the scanning is finished, all of the messages you choose in the iTunes backup will be displayed in the interface. Preview them one by one and pick out these messages you need to save them on the computer or device.

Extract Lost iPhone Messages after Updating to iOS 11.4 from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” as recovery mode. Then you will see the interface below. Log in to iCloud account with Apple ID and password.

Step 2. After log into iCloud account, the program can find all iCloud backup backup files in your iCloud account. Choose one iCloud backup you need to recover data and click “Download” to start the download of your iCloud backup.

Step 3. When the downloading is finished, it will ask you choose the data you want to preview, just choose messages that you need to retrieve.

Step 4. Preview these messages in the software and choose these one you need to recover to PC.