how to retrieve text messages from your broken iPhone

iPhone has perhaps the best operating system among all the operating systems. However, when it comes to hardware or body, iPhones are known for having a notoriously fragile body. It could be Apple’ obsession of keeping their design sleeks, but the matter of fact is that iPhones can easily get broken with a moment of carelessness.

Sure, iPhone and its repairment are expensive, but the main concern is that if you would be able to recover data, in particular, text messages from your iPhone when its broken. Fortunately, the answer to that question is yes. There are a few third-party software that can be helpful in this situation. You can search as per your preference, but iMyFone D-Back is one reputable option that makes retrieving text messages easier.

Using iMyFone D-Back:

First, you will need to install iMyFone D-Back software on your Laptop or PC. You may have to pay a little subscription fee to explore software’ full functionality, but a trial version (free) can also get the job done for you. Once installed, launch the software and follow the steps below to retrieve the text messages.

Recover Messages directly from Broken iPhone:

1. Make sure that this device (laptop/PC) recognizes your iPhone. A trusted device wouldn’t require a backup of the phone’ data on it to recover text messages.

2. Locate the option Recover from iOS Device located at the left side of the screen. Click on the option Start.

3. Now choose Messages from the options of data that you can recover. You can also select recover all data as it will include messages too.

4. Connect your iPhone to PC and let the software detect the device. Once detected, hit the option Scan.

5. Once the process of scanning is complete, you will see the list of all the messages on the right side of the screen. Select the messages you want to recover and then hit the option Recover.

6. Doing this will save the Messages on your computer.

Via iTunes Backup:

If you desire to backup messages using iTunes; backup then you can do that by:

1. Launch iMyFone D-Back on your laptop/PC.

2. Select the option Recover from iTunes Backup. You will find it on the right side of the screen.

3. Click on the option Start followed by choosing the option Messages.

4. Click the option Next.

5. Now you will see a list of backups created over the iTunes. Select the most recent or relevant backup file and hit the option Scan.

6. Once the process of scanning is complete, you will see all the Message Threads on the left side of the screen.

7. Select them and click the option Recover to save these Messages on your Laptop/PC.

Via iCloud Backup:

If you wish to recover from iCloud backup then the process is more or less the same. To do that:

1. Launch iMyFone D-Back on your laptop/PC.

2. Select the option Recover from iCloud Backup. You will find it on the right side of the screen.

3. Click on the option Start followed by choosing the option Messages.

4. Click the option Next.

5. Provide your iCloud ID’ login details to sign in.

6. Choose the relevant backup file to restore your messages.

7. Let the software analyze the data. Once completed, you will see the list of messages on the left side of the screen.

8. Select the messages you want to retrieve and hit the option Recover to save them on the laptop/PC.

So, these are the three methods which allow you to retrieve the text messages from a broken iPhone. There is no direct way to do it that easily and therefore, downloading this software is your best bet to retrieve the text messages.

As said earlier, you may have to pay a little subscription fee for full functionality, but the trial version allows you to retrieve messages for free so you won’t have to buy a full subscription. The software is reputable and doesn’t affect your PC or other system files.