How to Recover Old or Deleted Kik Messages on iPhone

Easily recover deleted Kik Messages from your iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/6/SE/5/4

The Kik app is now one of the most popular apps used for instant messages, with over 300 million users. Active users mostly include the instant message masters – teens and young adults! Deleting Kik messages by mistake or losing them after an unsuccessful iPhone update could lead to the loss of very important conversations and sentimental messages. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, all is not lost! It is important for you to know however there are a couple of methods that you can try to retrieve old or deleted Kik messages.

If you backed up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud before deleting the messages, you can also use the software to recover messages from an iPhone backup file (tutorial below). iMessages, Kik messages and even Viber messages can be stored in the cloud or backed up on your computer. If you ever accidentally delete your data there will always be a way to recover it.

You will need a computer/laptop to complete the tutorial below. Follow these steps to recover deleted Kik messages straight from your iPhone:

Method 1: Recover Deleted Kik Messages Straight from your iPhone

After deleting certain items from your iPhone it’s natural to think these files are gone forever. Once a file is deleted from your phone however, it remains on your device, and becomes available to be overwritten. Enigma Recovery is a data recovery software for iPhones, built with the fastest instant retrieval methodology available. By installing it into your Mac or PC, it can be used to extract individual files without the risk of damaging or overwriting data. Using Enigma Recovery, you can recover deleted Kik Messages in just a few minutes! You will need a computer/laptop to complete the tutorial below. Follow these steps to recover deleted Kik messages straight from your iPhone:

Step 1 – Download Enigma Recovery

Click onto the download button on this website to download Enigma Recovery. Or you can sign up to receive the download link later, if you are currently using a mobile or tablet device

Download and open Enigma Recovery

Step 2 – Connect your iPhone to the computer

Once the software has been installed and opened, connect your iPhone to the computer or laptop using a USB cable. You will then need to trust the computer with your phone to continue.

Connect your iphone device

Step 3 – Select data type and scan

Select the ‘Kik’ data type from the scan list and start your scan. The software will scan the device for all deleted messages contained in this app.

select kik data type and scan

Step 4 – View Kik Messages

After the scan, you will be able to view deleted data recovered by the software. Click onto the Kik tab to see all recovered Kik messages.

view kik messages

Step 5 – Export messages

To export and save Kik messages to your desktop go to ‘Export & Restore’ > ‘Export to desktop’ > Select folder ‘Browse’ > ‘Export’. This will allow you to save your deleted Kik messages to your PC/Mac.

export recovered kik messages

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Method 2: Recover Deleted Kik Messages from iTunes Backup File

Connecting your iPhone to iTunes and manually creating a backup with iTunes is a great way to minimise the risk of data loss. If you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes before deleting the messages, you can also use the software to recover messages from an iPhone backup file (tutorial below). iMessages, Kik messages and even Viber messages can be stored in a backup on your computer. If you ever accidentally delete your data there will always be a way to recover it.

Step 1 – Download Enigma Recovery

Select the download button above if you are using a laptop or computer, to download the Enigma Recovery software.

Download and open Enigma Recovery

Step 2 – Select Recover from my iTunes

From the side menu, select ‘Recover from my iTunes’. The program will then present all the iTunes backup files created with iOS devices on your computer.

Select recover from my itunes within the software

Step 3 – Choose the backup file

Select the backup file that you wish to scan for deleted Kik messages.

select backup to scan for kik messages

Step 4 – Scan file

Enigma Recovery gives you the option to recover all types of data. For extracting only Kik messages select “Kik” and start the scan. The recovery process might take a while, depending on how much data is stored in the backup file.

view kik messages

Step 5 – View data

You can view the retrieved data in detail by clicking on the ‘Kik’ data tab.

see recovered kik messages

Step 6 – Export messages

To transport and save Kik messages to your computer go to ‘Export & Restore’ > ‘Export to desktop’ > Select folder ‘Browse’ > ‘Export’.

see recovered kik messages

FAQs

What iPhone models does Enigma Recovery support?

With Enigma Recovery software, you can recover deleted and old Kik messages from iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/6/SE/5/4.

Why should I use Enigma Recovery software?

Enigma Recovery has been designed and developed specifically to recover deleted data from iOS devices, including iPhones. We aim to help as many iOS users as possible recover their important and priceless data.

Will my Kik Messages be safe during recovery?

Your data is completely safe when using Enigma Recovery – our software will make a backup of your device, and use this to recover and display data to you.

If you need any help at all using the Enigma Recovery software, please contact our Support Team via the live chat or visit our FAQs.

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About

Sarah McGregor joined the Enigma Recovery Team in June 2014. As Digital and Content Marketing Executive she writes help blogs and ‘How to’ articles for the website. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys connecting with our customers through social media and email.

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