How to Recover Deleted Messenger Chat History and Attachments from iPhone

Summary: This article will show you three ways of how to use iPhone Data Recovery to recover the Messenger messages including chat history and attachments from your iPhone.

With the advancement of technology, more and more communication software has been developed, such as Viber, Kik, Line, WeChat and so on. These communication software greatly facilitates our daily lives. Through them, we can exchange information with our loved ones and friends anytime, anywhere. However, in the process of using these convenience software, we may lose or delete important information in our communication due to some wrong operations. So how do we recover these Messenger messages and attachments?

We can use iPhone Data Recovery, a powerful data recovery software. iPhone Data Recovery is a software designed for data recovery. Its pages are simple, simple to operate, and more. iPhone Data Recovery can recover a lot of data, including Messenger messages and attachments, photos, call logs, contacts, videos, audio, and more. As a professional recovery software, iPhone Data Recovery is also super compatible. Whether it’s the latest iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro/iPhone 11 Pro Max, or the early iPhone 4/5, or the iPhone 4/3GS, it’s compatible. More importantly, in the data recovery process, you don’t have to worry about data being compromised, because iPhone Data Recovery guarantees the privacy of users.


The following will introduce you to three ways to recover Messenger messages and attachments by using iPhone Data Recovery.

Method 1: Recover data directly from the iPhone without backup

Step 1: Download and install iPhone Data Recovery on your computer and launch it. Then select “Recover from iOS device” mode on the page. Then use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to your PC.

Step 2: When your iPhone is successfully connected and detected, click “Start Scan” to scan for missing data on the iPhone.

Tip: If you are an iPhone 4/3GS user, click on “Advanced Mode” in the lower right corner and follow the prompts given by iPhone Data Recovery to enter the scan.

Step 3: After completing the scan, you will be able to see all the data that can be recovered on the iPhone Data Recovery page. Select the Messenger and Messenger Attachments that need to be restored, then click on “Recover” to restore it to your computer.

Method 2: Restore Messenger Messages from iTunes Backup to iPhone

Step 1: First, you need to run iPhone Data Recovery. Then select “Restore files from iTunes backup” mode on the page. Now you can see all the backup file will be listed. Select the backup data you need to restore and click “Start Scan”.

Step 2: After the scan is complete, all backup data information will be displayed on the iPhone Data Recovery page. Select the Messenger and Messenger attachments you need to restore and click on “Recover” to save them to your computer.

Method 3: Restore Messenger Messages from iCloud Backup to iPhone

Step 1: Run iPhone Data Recovery, select “Restore from iCloud Backup File” mode, and log in to the iCloud account on the iPhone Data Recovery page.

Step 2: After logging in, iPhone Data Recovery will automatically display all data for iCloud backup. Select the data you need to recover and download it to your computer.

Once the download is completed, you can see all the recoverable file types will be listed. Please select the “Messenger” and “Messenger Attachments”, then click “Next” to go on.

Step 3: After scanning, you can preview each specific item of data that can be recovered on your computer. Select the data you want to reply to and click “Recover” to restore it to your computer.