iOS 16: How to Recover Deleted Messages

Recovering Deleted Messages

If you accidentally delete a message and want to recover it, follow these simple steps:

  1. Open the Messages app on your iOS 16 device.
  2. Go to the conversation from which you deleted the message.
  3. At the top of the screen, tap the search bar and enter keywords related to the deleted message. iOS 16’s improved search functionality will help you find the message you’re looking for.
  4. If the message is found, tap on it to view the full content.
  5. Once you’ve located the deleted message, you can choose to keep it in the conversation or move it to another folder for safekeeping.
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