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Thread: How to restore text messages from one contact? Need help here...

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    Default How to restore text messages from one contact? Need help here...
    In my texts, I accidentally deleted a whole conversation from a person by accident! I haven't backed up my phone in a month, and the conversations with this person are from many years.

    Is there a way I can extract just this persons text messages out of my apple backup, and put it back into my phone for this particular person? If I do a normal restore from backup to get it back, everything else will be reverted back to a month old (new texts in the past month, etc) and not current like my phone is now.

    I am jailbroken if that helps.

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    That'd be a no, sorry it's not possible without a restore to that backup.

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    Are you 100% on this? Isn't there a way to extract the text message database with programs? But if so, that would overwrite everything I think.

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    I might have something for ya here, but since you haven't backed it up in a good month, it may not work. Tell me if it works
    How to Restore Deleted Texts on an iPhone | eHow.com

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    There is Undelete SMS on Cydia... It says it's not guaranteed to work but it may... Seems like that would be an option worth trying...

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    Thanks. I'll try the cydia one. I'm trying to get the texts back onto the phone, just from that one person that I deleted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jackie1 View Post
    Thanks. I'll try the cydia one. I'm trying to get the texts back onto the phone, just from that one person that I deleted.
    Did ya get it working?

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    I contacted enigma recovery uk, they recovered all my deleted and lost data I was so grateful and it never cost the earth

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