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How to Recover Deleted Text Messages/iMessages from iPad

“I was so stupid that I deleted all the messages history on my iPad yesterday. I want to recover them from iPad. I don’t have backup for my iPad. Do you know how to recover deleted text messages and iMessages from iPad? Thank you very much!”
Asked by Kyle

Don’t worry about that Kyle and other iPad users who want to retrieve deleted messages from iPad without backup file. I will introduce you a program that can recover deleted text messages and iMessages from iPad without backup. And the following guide will show you how to recover deleted messages from iPad with this iPad Data Recovery.

iPad Data Recovery is designed for iPad users who want to restore data from iPad. It can scan your iPad and iPad backup file (if you have) to find the deleted data and recover them for you. You can recover deleted messages, photos, videos, contacts, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, Whatsapp messages and other data from iPad and iPad backup files. Learn how to recover deleted photos from iPad and how to recover deleted videos from iPad here.

There are two parts in this article:

How to Recover Deleted Messages from iPad without Backup File

Step 1. Run iPad Data Recovery

Free download, install and run this iPad Data Recovery on your computer. You will see the following interface. If you want to recover data from iPad directly, you don’t need to select anything after running it.

interface

Step 2. Connect and Scan iPad to Find Deleted Messages

Connect to your iPad to computer via USB cable and the software will detect your iPad and load your iPad to its interface easily. You can see the name and other basic information of your iPad. Click “Scan” button on the interface, the software will begin to scan your iPad deeply and find the deleted data on it. It will list all the data on the interface after scanning. You can easily find and preview the deleted text messages and iMessages on iPad easily.

scan result

Step 3. Recover Deleted Messages from iPad

On the left side of the interface, you will see a data menu after scanning. Find and enter “Messages” section, you will see all the messages on your iPad. Find the deleted messages you want to recover and preview the details of them. After selecting all the text messages and iMessags you want to retrieve from iPad, click “Recover” button. The software will recover the selected messages from iPad to computer as soon as possible.

ipad messages

How to Retrieve Messages from iPad Backup File

Step 1. Select Backup Type

Run this recovery software for iPad and you will see there are 3 options on the main interface. Select one according to the backup type you have. If you have iTunes backup file, you need to select “Recover from iTunes Backup File”. If you have iCloud backup file, you need to select “Recover from iCloud Backup File”.

main interface

Step 2. Scan iPad Backup File

1. Recover from iTunes Backup File

After entering the next interface, you will see all the iTunes backup files on your computer. Select the one you want to scan and recover messages from and click “Scan” button. The software will scan your iTunes backup file to find messages and other data in it. It will list all the data on the interface after scanning.

itunes list

2. Recover from iCloud Backup File

If you want to recover messages from iPad iCloud backup file, you need to log in your iCloud account here. After that, you will see all the iCloud backup files in your account. Select the iCloud backup file you want to recover messages and click “Download” button. The software will download the backup file and scan it automatically to find the data in it. All the data in your iCloud backup file will be listed on the interface after scanning.

icloud list

Step 3. Retrieve Messages from iPad Backup File

For both backup files, you will find a data menu after scanning. Find the “Messages” section and click it, you will see all the messages in the backup files. Select all the messages you want to restore and click “Recover” button. The software will retrieve all the selected messages from iPad backup file.

That’s all for recovering messages from iPad. This iPad Data Recovery software will recover deleted text messages and iMessages from iPad and iPad backup file easily. It can also recover deleted photos, videos, notes, contacts, reminders, voice memos, Whatsapp messages, calendars and other data for you.