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Old May 27, 2010, 12:22 PM   #1
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Oops, how do I recover deleted Text messages?

I meant to delete one text message but ended up deleting the whole convo.
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Old May 27, 2010, 12:44 PM   #2
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The only way that you could recover these are if they have been backed up through iTunes recently. If so you would need to restore from backup. If not unfortunately they are gone.
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Old May 27, 2010, 12:50 PM   #3
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The only way that you could recover these are if they have been backed up through iTunes recently. If so you would need to restore from backup. If not unfortunately they are gone.

no, I just deleted them and have not backed up mu iPhone. Oh well.

Is there a way that i can find out what number text me? I was text by a friend who was not in my contacts. I want to find the number so I can text them back.
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Old May 27, 2010, 12:52 PM   #4
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Is there a way that i can find out what number text me? I was text by a friend who was not in my contacts. I want to find the number so I can text them back.
If you use at&t and their online account, you can look there. It lists all of the numbers and indiv text messages.
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no, I just deleted them and have not backed up mu iPhone. Oh well.

Is there a way that i can find out what number text me? I was text by a friend who was not in my contacts. I want to find the number so I can text them back.
unfortunately not through Messages. If you made a phone call to this person before you can check your Recents under Phone. Other than that unfortunately there is not a way to pull up previous numbers through Messages. Sorry to be giving you all bad news
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Old May 27, 2010, 12:56 PM   #6
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If you use at&t and their online account, you can look there. It lists all of the numbers and indiv text messages.

Ok, it seems like my account has not updated the recent cycle, does this take long? My billing cycle began two days ago.
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Ok, it seems like my account has not updated the recent cycle, does this take long? My billing cycle began two days ago.
Did you try View usage details>Current view (click on data) in your account. Mine are up to date through the last hour it looks like.
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Did you try View usage details>Current view (click on data) in your account. Mine are up to date through the last hour it looks like.
Mine seem to be delayed by a day or so.
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Old May 27, 2010, 01:13 PM   #9
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If you use at&t and their online account, you can look there. It lists all of the numbers and indiv text messages.
are you kidding me? it has this information there? i wish i knew about this months ago lol. well thanks for the info. i didnt know AT&T had this information.
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Mine seem to be delayed by a day or so.
Hm, that's weird. It's showing my last one as 12:10 today (it's 1:14 here now)

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are you kidding me? it has this information there? i wish i knew about this months ago lol. well thanks for the info. i didnt know AT&T had this information.
haha glad to help!
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