Do you want to restore the deleted messages on your iPhone 14 models without a backup or computer? Luckily, with iOS 16 you can now easily retrieve the deleted messages on iPhone 14, iPhone 13, or prior.
With iOS 16, the Messages app has seen some significant improvements that will undoubtedly make your life much more straightforward. Now, you may use SharePlay, modify and recover deleted messages, and even wholly undo the sending of a message. That’s pretty awesome, huh?
Here are some of the new features for the Messages app on iOS 16:
Mark Texts as Unread
Unsend a Text Message
Edit a Text Message
Recover Recently Deleted Text Messages
New Messages feature in iOS 16 called “Recently Deleted”
You will receive a notification the first time you delete a message or thread after updating to iOS 16 even if the new “Recently Deleted” area of the Messages app is slightly concealed.
Deleted messages are transferred to the Recently Deleted section. After 30 days, recently deleted messages will be automatically removed. The Edit menu’s Recently Deleted filter can be used to retrieve them.
Tap the “Edit” option in the top-left corner of the main Messages screen to access the new Recently Deleted area of the Messages app. The new “Show recently deleted” option that appears from there will lead you to a history of all of your deleted communications. After then, you may choose to retrieve a message thread, permanently delete it, or keep the messages there for the full 30 days.
How to Retrieve the Deleted Messages on iPhone 14 (iOS 16)
Here’s how to restore the deleted messages on iOS 16 Apple iPhone:
1. Open the Messages app.
2. Tap the Edit button at the top left-hand corner and select Show Recently Deleted.
However, if you enabled message filters then tap Filters.
3. Tap Recently Deleted.
4. Here, you’ll find out all the recently deleted messages. To recover, tap the messages and a blue check mark appears next to each one. Select Recover at the bottom right-hand side.
5. Finally, tap Recover Message.
You may need to scroll through your current texts a little to discover your recovered text messages, especially if they’re old and your inbox is clogged with a lot of fresh messages. Your recovered text messages will show in chronological order from when they were either written or received.
That’s it. This is how you can retrieve the deleted messages on iPhone 14 models running iOS 16.