How to See Old Kik Messages on iPhone

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How to See Lost/Inaccessible Kik Messages on iPhone

What is Kik? Kik Messenger, a free and instant mobile messaging app, but which is also more than just messaging. It’s really popular among the teenage crowd. The reason might be that it’s an easy-to-use and funny app that attaches great important to someone’s privacy and anonymity. Unlike WhatsApp, you don’t need to register an account with your contact number, instead, you’re allowed to create a free account by only email and password. Then you can make more new like-minded friends by sharing Share pics, videos, gifs, games, and more.

As for Kik, see old messages would be a problem, since even if you haven’t recently logged out of your Kik account or deleted Kik, your recent conversation will be saved on your device. But you should note that, for older messages, you can only see the last 200 messages on an Android, while 500 messages on an iPhone. Well, that’s not enough, right? So how can we see more old/deleted Kik messages on iPhone in a clear way? No matter did a backup or not. If you are having a similar problem, just follow to get problems solved!!


Method 1. How to Browse Old Kik Messages on iPhone (Without Backup)

For a Kik user, do you wonder how to see old Kik message history on your iPhone (more than 500 items)? If you just delete a group of accessible conversation with your friends, colleagues or families, the most straightforward method to find them back and see them is to call them, asking them to resend you the messages you want or let them take a screenshot, then you’re free to print out and keep the messages. Certainly, it doesn't work in any case. Don’t want to ask someone for help? How to see inaccessible or deleted/lost Kik messages by yourselves?

Syncios Data Recovery, a professional iOS devices data recovery tool that can discover deleted as well as existing data on your iPhone/iPad. You’re allowed to view and then recover the found data, and more importantly, your original data would not be overwritten. That’s your phone data can be kept with 100% safety. Up to now, the supported data of Syncios Data Recovery has over 15 types, including Kik, Viber, WhatsApp, contacts, messages, photos, notes and more.

With the tool, you can see all your old or deleted Kik messages with ease.

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Tool Required: Syncios iOS Data Recovery
  • 3 recovery modes to retrieve data from your iDevice, iTunes backup and iCloud backup.
  • Preview what you've found before performing recovery.
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  • Recover messages and attachments on mainstream social apps, like WhatsApp, Viber and Kik.
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Step 1First of all, choose a suitable version to download, and then run Syncios Data Recovery program on your computer. Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable (check if the USB cable and port are all work). Then you must keep a careful eye on the on-screen prompts on your iPhone, to allow some necessary permissions, then the phone can be detected smoothly.

If you’ve never backed up your phone data before, then go to tap on "Recover from iOS Device" tab (the first one). Click on "Start" button. The program will start analyzing all your phone files. After analyzing, all your iPhone data will be scanned out.

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Step 2The program will automatically skip to a new page. In this page, you’re allowed to check the data category that you wish to recover. The data will be mainly divided into 2 parts, deleted data (scan both deleted and existing data) & Existing data (scan existing data only). Since it will choose all categories by default, just uncheck Select All, then select "Kik" option.

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Step 3After selecting, click on "Next" button twice, then click on "OK" option to confirm the process. Then the program will load your Kik data. You should know that it might takes some time to load, if you have a lot of Kik data, don’t hurry to quit it, wait for patience.

After loading, all Kik messages are listed there. Tap on each item to view (contents will be shown on the right column). The target messages you’re seeking for could have been a long time ago. Scroll down and find one by one is time-consuming, so a quicker way for you. Type in key word to the upper-right search box to find out the messages. Also, according to your need, you can choose to show all messages, deleted messages or existing messages only.

Check "Recover to computer" option to extract the old or deleted chat.

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NOTE: Would like to view Kik videos, photos, audios and other attachments? Check "Kik Attachment" to load.

Method 2. How to View Old Kik Messages on iPhone from iTune Backup Files

Your old iPhone has been broken or sold? Did an iTunes backup before? Now the backup file comes in handy. Use Syncios Data Recovery to extract wanted Kik messages from iTunes backup selectively.

Step 1Select to enter "Recover from iTunes Backup File" tab. Once clicking it, Syncios program will automatically load and list available iTunes backup files you’ve done before with this computer. Select an iTunes Backup file that stored the desired Kik messages and hit on "Start" button to load.

NOTE: If it’s the first time you load iTunes backup file with Syncios, it may need more time than usual. Don’t disconnect your iPhone and wait patiently.

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Step 2Check Kik option and begin to load related data. A moment later, your Kik messages will be successfully loaded. Click each of the item to view detailed conversation contents with different people. Check one or more items you want. Click on "Recover to computer" to recover the data.

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With professional Syncios Data Recovery, both old Kik messages and deleted Kik messages can be found and read with ease. No matter you've ever backed up your Kik data or not, don’t hesitate to try free version of Syncios iOS Data Recovery and see the messages you want!

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