How to Hide Messages on iPhone


Luckily, it’s possible for us to hide messages on iPhone. Now from this article, we’ll focus on guide you how to hide messages on iPhone, see below steps.

Hide Text Message Preview on iPhone

To hide our messages on iPhone, firstly we can know how to hide text messages preview on iPhone.

Unlock your iPhone, go to Setting--Messages.

Then you can see option “Show Preview”, now turn it off, and you won’t see text messages preview on your iPhone.

Hide Text Messages with Third-party Software

When you want to completely hide your text messages, you can rely on some third-part software for help, like “Block SMS and Call”, “Hide SMS” and “Private Message Box” ect.

Extract Text Messages from iPhone to PC

Also you can extract your text messages as well as other iPhone data to your PC selectively, then delete them from your iPhone.

Here, we introduce you iRefone, which is an excellent iOS data recovery software, it can help us backup and extract more than 16 kinds of files as well as recover them selectively, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, call history, Safari, WeChat messages ect. It can be compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod.

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.

Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, and click “Start”.

Step 2. Now new interface with many data icon and media icon will show up, find and click “Message” icon for example, and it will be scanned by the software.

Step 3. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose text messages you need to extract or backup, tap on “Recover to PC”.

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