push SMS database to iPhone?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by pit29, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. pit29 macrumors 6502a

    pit29

    Joined:
    May 23, 2006
    Location:
    The Golden State
    #1
    Hi,

    I've an iPhone with iOS 4.3.4, and a file called 005EEF65.db, which is a database that I can open with the SQLite Database Browser. I was able to extract that file from an old iPhone backup, and it contains the text messages that were saved on the device.

    Those text messages are no longer on the iPhone (I made a stupid error using iTunes and the restore function...). Is there any way to push these messages to the iPhone so that they will appear in the messages app?

    I'd greatly, greatly appreciate any suggestions!

    Pit
     
  2. Cooolpenner macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2011
    #2
    You've extracted them from a backup...
    So they'll be on your phone again when restoring with this backup.
     
  3. pit29 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    pit29

    Joined:
    May 23, 2006
    Location:
    The Golden State
    #3
    Unfortunately, not. If I restore from that backup, I get an error.

    (Maybe because that's my last 4.3.3 backup and I since upgraded to 4.3.4? Nonetheless, it doesn't work, and the error is nondescript. Involves restarting my iPhone.)

    But I assume that there is a SMS database in the regular, new iPhone backups? And maybe there's a way to merge those database with my old one, or replace it? Though it wouldn't surprise me if there was some kind of backup checksum issue that prevents it in the end. But then again, maybe there's some tool for that?
     

Share This Page