Deleted SMS messages and emails shown up on Spotlight and iTunes backup

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by stelios7, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. stelios7 macrumors newbie

    Oct 3, 2012
    iphone 4s ios 6.0.1

    i notice that old deleted sms and emails are showing up on spotlight search and itunes backup. can anybody tell me how to permanently delete them?
  2. JamesWilliams12 macrumors member

    Nov 13, 2012
    I dont know how to delete them , but you still can hide them . Go at general, spotlight search, and on messages remove the tick.
  3. stelios7 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 3, 2012
    i know how to hide them but i want to permanently delete them. in these non deleted sms there are attachments so they are keeping storage space. i found deleted photos from sms in the backup

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