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    Question sms recovery after accidental wipe

    ok so my boyfriend wiped his phone while he was trying to sync it to his pc. is there anyway he can restore his text messages or notes to his fone. by the way he never backed up his fone......this is how he managed to wipe his fone. can anyone help?????
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    Default sms recovery after accidental wipe

    He can restore his info from iCloud if he set that up before wiping his phone. If not, he's SOL


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    Default Re: sms recovery after accidental wipe

    well he was able to restore his info just not his messages
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    How did he recover his info?
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    Default sms recovery after accidental wipe

    Quote Originally Posted by rdiddy_25 View Post
    How did he recover his info?
    rdiddy, doesn't iCloud back up everything like apps, iBooks, Contacts, iMessage as well. I never lose my messages from iMessage from restore.


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    Quote Originally Posted by SweetSCBerry View Post
    rdiddy, doesn't iCloud back up everything like apps, iBooks, Contacts, iMessage as well. I never lose my messages from iMessage from restore.


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    Yes. I was just asking how he got his info but not messages


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    Quote Originally Posted by SweetSCBerry View Post
    rdiddy, doesn't iCloud back up everything like apps, iBooks, Contacts, iMessage as well. I never lose my messages from iMessage from restore.


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    Yes. Just wondering how he got his info but not messages.


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    Default Re: sms recovery after accidental wipe

    I would revel in the fact that the digital hoarding is gone. I know its hard to part with text messages, but really who goes back to re-read them? What for? To see what kind of typos and autocorrect mistakes you made in the past? I wish i had accidentally deleted my text messages, it would have been an easier decision that deleteing text threads that were almost 2 years old. I said to myself "You know what i have a problem" then I cleaned house. I cringed at first but now it's all better 30 minutes later I'm not freaking out lol.
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    Default Re: sms recovery after accidental wipe

    You can delete the messages from your phone but if you have backed up the phone before the message was deleted, the message will still remain in the older backup files. I still have SMS messages from my first iPhone on the first day of the iPhone launch hanging around in the backups.
    Hope this helps. Good Luck!
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    Default Re: sms recovery after accidental wipe

    Yes. If you haven't make a backup with iTunes, check your iCloud.

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