How do I retrieve old messages from iCloud?
How to Restore Text Messages from iCloud BackupStep 1: Sign in to iCloud account.
Launch the application on your computer.
Step 2: Download an iCloud backup that includes text messages you want.
Once logged in, you’re greeted with a list of the backup files it found in this iCloud account.
Step 3: Preview deleted text messages and restore them..
Can you view text messages on iCloud?
You can view text messages on iCloud that you’ve received or sent to anyone on any synced device, at any time. As long as you have syncing turned on for each of your Apple devices, they will all be viewable in the Messages app, whether you’re using an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or Mac.
Why can’t I see my messages on iCloud?
In the menu bar at the top of the screen, click Messages then Preferences. Select the Accounts tab. Choose your iMessage account in the left column. Make sure Enable Messages on iCloud is checked.
Where are iMessages stored on iCloud?
iMessages are automatically stored in Apple’s backup system iCloud. iMessages are automatically stored in Apple’s backup system iCloud. As Ars Technica reported last year, Apple holds the keys to any data stored there.