How to Recover Deleted MMS Threads from iPhone with FoneLab

When you see beautiful scenery, you may want to share it with your friends via MMS. What if you erased the entire MMS thread by accident? Just let go your wonderful memory, or try to figure out the way to get it back? I believe most people are inclined to choose the latter one. In fact, it is not that difficult than you imagine to recover the lost MMS thread. Once you mistakenly deleted MMS threads from your iPhone, they do not disappear for good, which means you still can get them back. What you need is a professional program — FoneLab. It has three modes: Recover from iOS Devices, Recover from iTunes Backup Files and Recover from iCloud Backup Files. In the following part, we will teach you how to use this tool step-by-step.

Of course, at the very beginning, you need to download FoneLab on your computer. Let’s check out how this tool works.

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Mode 1: Recover from iOS Devices for MMS Threads

After downloading, unfold the installer package to install and run this program on your PC.

Then plug in your iPhone to PC through a USB cable. On the interface, find and click “Start Scan” button. After that, you should download a plug-in. Just follow the three procedures below, you will enter the scanning mode.

  • 1. Hold iPhone and hit the “Start” button.
  • 2. Simultaneously press and hold both the Power and Home buttons for about 10 seconds.
  • 3. Release the Power button while still holding the Home button.

On the left sidebar, choose Message Attachments and all MMS will be shown on the right side. At the top of the interface, you are able to switch on the “Only display the deleted item(s)” toggle.

Once you have chosen the MMS you want to retrieve, you can click “Recover”.


Mode 2: Recover from iTunes Backup Files for Your MMS

If you have backuped your iPhone with iTunes before, you can easily undelete your MMS by FoneLab.


  • 1. Turn to “Recover from iTunes Backup File” mode, choose the backup file you want to recover from and press Start Scan. The software will automatically scan the iTunes backup.
  • 2. Also, on the left sidebar, tick the Message Attachments. To show just the deleted MMS, you can switch on the “Only display the deleted item(s)” toggle. Then choose the deleted MMS you want to restore and hit the “Recover” button to withdraw your deleted MMS.


Mode 3: Recover lost MMS thread from iCloud Backup Files

Plus, you can get your lost MMS back with the help of iCloud if you have performed the backup before.


    • 1. Choose the “Recover from iCould Backup File” mode, and then enter your Apple ID & Password.
    • 2. In a few seconds, all the files you have backuped via the iCould Account will be displayed on the interface. By clicking Download button to get the backup file to your PC.


    • 3. After the backup file is downloaded, this software will scan the files instantly. Tick “Message” category and locate the MMS thread you want to get back and then click “Recover”.


Here I will make a list of differences among three methods of retrieving deleted MMS from iPhone, which will help you to make a better choice with this reference.

Comparisons of three modes of restoring MMS
Recover MMS from Tools Necessities
iTunes backup Make iTunes backup 1. The latest iTunes version.

2. Make sure the backup is on this computer.

iCloud backup Make iCloud backup 1. 1.Apple ID and password.

2. Download backup.

iPhone SE USB cable, iPhone

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