The inbuilt instant message iMessage (IM) is a service that allows you to message other iPhone users for free. While text messages are sent through cellular towers, iMessage uses WiFi or your iPhone data connection to send messages. Accidentally deleting these items from your iPhone Messages app is easily done. In fact, it’s a common occurrence with touch screen devices if you wish you can adjust the 3D touch sensitivity in
Settings > General > Accessibility.
To recover accidentally or purposefully deleted iMessages, there is a 6-step tutorial you can complete using the third-party helper Enigma Recovery.
Recover from iTunes or iCloud
You can recover deleted iMessages by restoring your iPhone in iTunes or iCloud. This will restore the data in your iPhone backup back to your phone. If you backed up your iPhone after receiving the messages you seek, but before you deleted them, you can successfully restore deleted iMessages. However, this method will overwrite any new data your phone has received or made since your last backup. Thoughtfully consider these options before perusing them:
The alternative option to both of these methods provided by Apple is a third-party tool – Enigma Recovery. This iMessage recovery option will allow you to recover single or multiple iMessages without losing any current iPhone data. Follow the tutorial below to get started.