Retrieve Blocked Messages on iPhone? It's Easy!

Posted by Brian Davis on Oct 10, 2020 04:52 PM.

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"I would like to bring back the messages I blocked on my iPhone 7, could you please help me to achieve this?" Have you ever watched this question before or are you looking for related issues right now? Well, you are not unique to other iPhone users as there are many people seeking a solution to this problem when they feel regretful for blocking someone's texts. In this case, how to recover blocked messages on iPhone? Just check out the following context.

The first step before restoring blocked messages on iPhone

Generally speaking, it is not possible to restore blocked texts on iPhone 7 or other iPhone models, because there is no blocked folder on iPhone to save messages and texts that are stopped from receiving. However, before you get these messages back, you could unlock the person on your iPhone’s contact list. Here are the simple steps.

Step 1: Open Settings on iPhone and locate the Phone option.

Step 2: Choose Call Blocking & Identification tab and you will see the blocked contact list.

Step 3: Click on Edit button or swipe to left to unblock.

unblock contact list

Recover texts on iPhone with /without backups

After that, you can receive the messages again and if you delete or lose them by mistake, you could bring them back on iPhone by virtue of professional iOS data recovery tools, for instance, TunesKit iPhone Data Recovery. This application can retrieve lost and even encrypted data with the fastest speed. Besides, it can recover different types of data like Facebook messages, reminders, videos, etc. And it supports diverse iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, and iPod. Moreover, whatever the causes that give rise to data loss such as accidental deletion and virus attack, this software can rescue them. Finally, no matter you backed up the messages before or not, TunesKit iOS Data Recovery can get them back.

Retrieve with backups

With backups already, the following two recovery modes can be workable to bring back the messages on iPhone. You can follow the related steps below.

1. Restore from iTunes backup

Step 1: Launch TunesKit iPhone Data Recovery on the computer and hook up your iPhone with the PC. Then choose the recovery mode called as “Recover from iTunes backup” on the main screen of the program.

itunes backup

Step 2: Hit on the "Scan" button to examine your iPhone 7 data and select the "Messages" option on the left column.

scan itunes backup

Step 3: Find out the deleted or lost messages on your iTunes you desire to restore and then click the "Recover" button to restore them to the computer.

recover iphone data from itunes backup

2. Recover from iCloud backup

Step 1: Open TunesKit iOS Data Recovery on the computer and connect your iPhone with the PC. Then select the mode named as "Recover from iCloud Backup" from the main interface.

sign in icloud

Step 2: Enter your Apple ID and password to log in iCloud. Next select your own device and model.

download icloud backup

Step 3: Choose your unblocked messages under the column of “Messages” and tap on the “Recover” button to rescue them to the computer.

recover iphone data from icloud backup

Rescue without backup

Yet if you don't back up the messages earlier, this product can also help you to restore them successfully. Just continue with the procedures shown below.

Step 1: Double click to open TunesKit iOS Data Recovery program on your computer and make your iPhone connected to the computer. Then click "Recover from iDevice" mode. If it is the first time for you to use the application to recover data, you are suggested to click trust to the computer.

connect iphone to pc

Step 2: After the device and different data pop up on the screen, select the categories on the right column that are required to be scanned. Then press the Scan button and the program will start scanning. At this time, the percentage that about how much it is scanning is shown on the interface.

scan dead iphone

Step 3: At this step, all data examined will appear on the left column. Before you tap on the Recover button, you can preview the messages you want rescue from "messages" column. After that the software will begin to bring your messages back. Besides, you can set the formats of output files on the left corner.

recover data on iphone


In conclusion, to recover blocked messages on iPhone, you just have to pay attention to the above points. And lastly, we hope this how-to article could be helpful and if you have any other confusion about iOS data recovery, please be free to contact us or leave your comment below.


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