iMessage is Apple's built-in instant messaging service that lets you send messages back and forth with any imessage user on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or a Mac running Mountain Lion or later. Not only can you send text, photo, and video messages with iMessage, but voice memos, links attached, and locations, as well. Compared with common text messages like SMS or MMS, iMessages has its unique advantages over the two common texting methods.
How to differentiate iMessage from SMS and MMS?
- 1、The text bubble of iMessage is blue, different from green bubble of SMS.
2、You can send an iMessage to one person or to many friends at once. When someone replies, everyone sees it.
3、 iMessage tells you if a message is read or received, so you can get a quicker response.
4、When someone’s in the middle of a reply, iMessage shows you.
5、 iMessage is free and unlimited over Wi-Fi for anyone texting using an iOS device or Mac with iMessage. While, SMS and MMS are priced based on per message sent.
If you deleted some important iMessages by careless, what will you do to undelete imessages? If you have synced your iPhone with iTunes on your computer after you receive the deleted Messages, you can find them by restoring iTunes backup. However, if you have no backups, you can try the other way: recover deleted text/picture Messages from your iPhone/iPad directly. All you need is a simple iPhone data recovery tool. It allows you to retrieve deleted iMessages as well as all the iMessage attachments, including photos, videos, contacts, etc.
Free Download the trial version of the iFonebox-professional iPhone data recovery software (Windows/Mac) and learn how to undelete Messages on iPhone/iPad below.
Tutorial 1 Undelete iMessages from iTunes backupStep 1 Select recovery mode
install and lunch iFonebox on your computer, then choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” mode by clicking it.
Step 2 Select iPhone backup for scan
a second later, the program will display backups of different iOS devices you have ever backed up through iTunes on this computer. Just select the backup for your iPhone and click “Start Scan” button to scan the backup for recovering messages.
Step 3 Preview and recover iMessages in iTunes backup
After scanning finished, 11 kinds of data will be displayed in scan result, containing photos , Contacts, Messages, etc. Tap on “Messages” to preview all the SMS/MMS/iMessages, and click “Message Attachments” to preview all the videos, photos, etc. Tick off those messages you need back and Click “Recover” to go on, you can click “Open” to select a saving location from your computer
Note that the iMessage will be saved in .csv and .html formats when they are recovered and output to computer.
Tutorial 2 Undelete iMessages from iPhone/iPad directlyStep 1 Connect the iPhone/iPad to the computer
Lunch iFonbox, Then select “Recover from iOS Device” mode after connecting your iPhone with PC
Step 2 Scan your device and recover deleted iMessages
After scanning finished, Click the “Messages” category to preview all the text messages, MMS, iMessages on your iPhone. You can check “Only display the deleted items” to preview the deleted messages only. Mark those data you want to retrieve and click “Recover” button to save them on computer.
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