Is it possible to view deleted iMessages?

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  1. LLPOF

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    Once an imessage is deleted is it possible to retrieve it?
     
  2. ivantwilliams

    ivantwilliams Evangelist
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    ...as far as I know, only if the device was backed up prior. And even then, a restore would need to be done.
     
  3. Europa

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    That is correct. It's gone for good unless you have a backup. You don't have to restore the firmware. You just need to restore the backup.

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  4. iphonewarrior

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    If you have backed your phone up before the message was delete you can restore your phone to an older backup to retrieve it. You don't physically restore the device, just the content on the phone.
     
  5. ~DS~

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    What everyone said.
     
  6. RoofMonkey

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    If your jail broken, there is / was a tweak that allowed you to read deleted text messages. Can't think of the name of it right now though.
     

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