How To View Deleted Text Messages On iCloud

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How To View Deleted Text Messages On iCloud

If you’ve ever accidentally deleted an important text message from your iPhone, you know that it can be a frustrating experience. Fortunately, there is a way to get access to your deleted messages on iCloud. This article will explain how to view deleted text messages on iCloud.

Step 1: Enable iCloud Backup on Your iPhone

In order to view deleted text messages on iCloud, you will need to enable iCloud backup on your iPhone. To do this, go to Settings > [Your Name] > iCloud and make sure that the toggle next to “iCloud Backup” is switched to the green “on” position.

Step 2: Log Into Your iCloud Account

Once you have enabled iCloud backup for your device, you will need to log into your iCloud account. Go to in your web browser and enter your Apple ID and password.

Step 3: Select Messages

Once you are logged into your iCloud account, you should see a menu on the left side of the page. Select the “Messages” option. You should then see a list of all of the text messages that have been backed up to iCloud.

Step 4: Find Your Deleted Messages

If you scroll down the list, you should be able to find your deleted messages. They might be a bit further down the list than your recent messages, so be sure to check all areas. If you see any messages that you wish to retrieve, you can select them and they will be restored to your iPhone.


With these simple steps, you should now know how to view deleted text messages on iCloud. Be sure to enable iCloud backup on your iPhone to ensure that all of your important messages are backed up to the cloud.

How secure is the data stored in iCloud related to viewing deleted text messages?

The data stored in iCloud related to viewing deleted text messages is very secure and encrypted. In order to access this data, a user needs to authenticate their device and have a secure connection to the iCloud server. Messages stored in iCloud are encrypted with end-to-end encryption which means the data can only be decrypted by the originating user and the intended recipient. Additionally, the data is stored in a separate encrypted partition, meaning any other user on the same device cannot access this data, making it a secure solution for storing deleted text messages.

Are deleted text messages viewable on any Apple device with iCloud?

No, deleted text messages are not viewable on any Apple device. Once deleted from iCloud, the message is gone for good.

Are deleted text messages stored indefinitely in iCloud?

No, deleted text messages are not stored indefinitely in iCloud. iCloud only stores text messages for a limited period of time and eventually purges them from its servers.

Is there a limit to how many deleted text messages can be viewed on iCloud?

Yes, there is a limit to the number of deleted text messages that can be viewed on iCloud. The amount of text messages that can be viewed depends on the storage capacity of the user’s iCloud account. Depending on the account, the storage limit may be between 5 and 50GB.

What do I need to access iCloud to view deleted text messages?

You will need to have an Apple ID and iCloud account, as well a device running a compatible operating system (iOS or macOS). Then, log in to iCloud and you can view the deleted text messages from the iCloud Storage page.

How recent can deleted text messages be retrieved from iCloud?

Deleted text messages can be retrieved from iCloud for up to 30 days after they have been deleted, if they have been backed up to iCloud using Apple’s Messages in iCloud feature. If Messages in iCloud was not enabled before the messages were deleted, then the messages cannot be recovered.

What is the difference between iCloud backup and iCloud storage?

ICloud Backup allows you to back up all of your content from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to the cloud so you can restore it quickly and easily if needed. iCloud Storage is what is used to store content from your device, such as photos, videos, documents and settings, in iCloud. It is also used to keep data synced between your devices.