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I have destroyed my sim card in my iPhone 3!

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I have destroyed my sim card in my iPhone 3! Can I still retrieve my deleted texts from the hard drive on the phone? I have already restored from a previous backup and that didn't work!
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mr. Clark replied 6 years ago.
Hello. Welcome to JustAnswer, a paid global support site.

If you have tried the previous backup and the text are not there, there is no other way to recover the text.

Text messages are only cached in iTunes backups. There are no other locations (not on the iPhone, SIM card, or online) that the text messages are stored.

Let me know if you need further assistance.

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