iPhone is disabled? How do you recover your text messages from iCloud when iPhone is disabled?
Our iPhone may be disabled with many reasons, one of them is your input the wrong password for several times. And the result is we couldn’t access our iPhone and view some important iPhone data, then we will come to our backup for help. Now from this article, we’ll show you how to recover text messages from iCloud when iPhone is disabled.
Also we’ll introduce you a third-party iOS data recovery software iRefone, with its help, we can extract more than 16 kinds of files from our iTunes and iCloud backup selectively, and it allows us to preview them before restoring, also it doesn’t need us to erase all content and settings. What’s more, it can help us recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of iPhone data even we didn’t do any backup.
Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.
Recover Text Messages from iCloud with iRefone
Now we’ll see how iRefone help us extract text messages from iCloud backup, and doesn’t need us to erase all content and settings.
Step 1. Run iRefone, choose “Recover from iCloud Backup”, log in it with your Apple ID and password.
Step 2. When log in, all your backup files on iCloud will show up. Find the one you need, and click “Download” at the end of the files you need.
Step 3. After downloading, we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, click “Message” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.
Step 4. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose text messages you need, tap on “Recover to PC”.
Restore Text Messages from iCloud Backup
If you want to restore your text messages free, and don’t mind erasing all content and settings before restoring, you can follow below steps.
1.Connect your iPhone with Wifi, log in your iCloud with Apple ID and password.
2.Go to Setting--General--Erase All Content and Settings, when all content and settings are erased, go to set up assistant with a hello screen.
3.Swipe to begin the set up progress, choose the files you need, tap on “Restore Backup”, and confirm with “Restore”.
For more similar issue, you can refer to below article for reference:
Backup Text Messages on iPhone SE