How to Fix Messages Disappear from iPhone After Restart

Brithny updated on Apr 15, 2020 to iPhone Data Recovery | How-to Articles


Did your messages disappear from iPhone after restart? Do you want to restore the missing messages from iPhone? This article shows you detailed steps to fix the 'messages disappear from iPhone after restart' issue. Read this article and learn more details.

Text Messages Disappear After Restart

"Text messages on my iPhone suddenly disappeared after I restart my iPhone 6s plus. After restart my iPhone, all the old messages are missing. Also, whenever I try to send new messages, the message that I sent and newly received SMS doesn’t fall in the right order. It got mixed up. Please help me."

Solutions to Restore the iPhone Missing Messages After Restart

The very first time you find your messages are missing after restart your iPhone, you can follow the solutions below to fix this case and recover the lost messages.

Solution 1. Restart Your iPhone

Once you have lost your messages on your iPhone, performing a restart on iPhone is a simple and helpful tip to get your iPhone back to normal. So give it try and see whether missing messages are back again.

Restart: hold sleep or wake button, slide to Power Off and turn on the device again.

Force restart: hold both home and sleep buttons for 10 seconds until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

Solution 2. Restart the Messages App

Sometimes the messages App error may also cause your problem. It is a wise choice to restart the messages App to fix your message disappearing error.

Step 1. Double click iPhone Home button to see your open apps.

Step 2. Find Messages App and swipe up to close it.

Step 3. Then, tap Messages App to relaunch it.

Solution 3. Recover Lost Messages with the Help of a Third-party Software

If above methods don’t work for you, you are suggested to try the third-party iPhone data recovery tools to retrieve missing text messages from your iPhone.

As to iPhone iMessage recovery tool, EaseUS MobiSaver is my recommendation. On one hand, it allows you to extract and export iTunes backup file in 2 simple steps: scan the backup file - preview and export the deleted iMessage. On the other hand, it also supports to recover the deleted iMessages by directly scanning your device, requiring no backup files.

For most people, they don't have the habit of backing up data. So we will let you know how to recover deleted iMessages directly from iPhone without backup file with the help of EaseUS MobiSaver.

Step 1. Connect your iOS device to the computer

First of all, install and run EaseUS MobiSaver, then connect your iOS device to the computer. As you can see in the main window of the software, your device will soon be recognized and displayed in "Recover from iOS Device" Mode. Just choose your device and click "Start" button to begin your iPhone iMessage recovery process.

let the software scan the iPhone

Note: Here if your iOS device is iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1, iPod touch 4, the free software will first guide you enter into "Advanced Mode" before starting to scan the device. It's very easy! You can make it by following its video tutorial.

Step 2. Preview and recover the lost iMessages

After you finished all the operations in step 1, EaseUS MobiSaver will start to scan your device to find out all your files on the iPhone. After scanning, all the files that have been found by the software will be displayed on the left side in well-organized categories and you can preview them one by one. Choose the iMessages you want to regain and click "Recover" button to export and save them on your computer.

select the messages and recover them


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