iOS 10 Messages: All the New Features That Will Surprise You

The new iOS 10 brings with it a lot of changes to how we use the iMessage. The new messaging app comes with a lot of added features including stickers, tap backs and even apps that you can install inside iMessage. Knowing just how popular messaging is, Apple anted to remain a step ahead of the competition and they did so with style.

In this article we are going to look at these changes and how you can use them. And just in case you lose some of your messages in the near future, we are going to provide you with a step-by-step guide on just how you can get them back.

Let’s begin with what’s new with messaging in iOS 10.

Part 1: New Features of Messages in iOS 10

The following are just some of the changes you can expect in Messages once you upgrade to iOS 10.

The Bubble Effects

There are four bubble effects that you can choose from to customize your messaging experience. They include Slam, Loud, Gentle and Invisible Ink. To use the bubble effect, compose a message and then force touch on the blue-up arrow. Select the bubble effect you want to use and the tap on “Send” to use it. the effects can be used on text and photo messages.

Screen effects

There are five different screen effects that you can use. You can choose between balloons, confetti, lasers, fireworks and even shooting stars. You can easily swipe across the screen to switch between the effects. Once you find one you like, hit “Send” and the effect will remain active until the new message is sent.

Sticker packs and apps

Once of the major improvements is that you will be able to see and use apps within iMessage. You can do things like send money through Square Cash and even be able to download stickers and emoji.

To use an App within iMessage, tap on the “>” button and then the app store icon. Swipe to the left to scroll through installed sticker packs and apps.

Send a Handwritten note

When you turn your phone to landscape mode, the keyboard will either remain open or you will see a blank canvas where you can draw or write a message. If you see the keyboard and you want to write a message instead, tap on the squiggly line to open the blank canvas.

Part 2: Can I recover Lost Messages from iOS 10

Actually it's quite common to lose some important messages that you intend to keep. It can happen when you are cleaning up your messaging app or when you try to update your iphone to iOS 10. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, you should know that there is something you can do. Actually, we can offer you a solution that is not only effective but also very easy to use.

This solution is known as dr.fone - iOS Data Recovery and it’s a program that is designed to help you recover lost data from your device. Its data recovery feature is one of the best in the business and here are a few reasons why.

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How to use Wondershare dr.fone to recover your lost Messages in iOS 10

Like we already mentioned, dr.fone gives you three different ways to recover your lost messages. Let’s take a look at all 3. To begin with, download and install the program to your computer and we are now ready to start.

2.1 Directly Scan iPhone to Recover Deleted Messages from iOS 10

To directly can your device and recover the messages, follow these very simple steps.

Step 1: Launch dr.fone for iOS and then connect the iPhone to your computer using USB cables. This will trigger the program to open the “Recover from iOS device” option.

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Step 2: Click on “Start Scan” and the program will immediately begin scanning the device for the deleted messages.

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Step 3: When the scan is complete, all of the data on your device will be displayed in the next window. Simply select the missing messages and click either “Recover to Device” or “Recover to Computer.”

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2.2 Download and Extract iCloud Backup for Lost Messages from iOS 10

dr.fone can also help you extract the messages from the iCloud backup files and restore them to your device. Follow these simple steps to accomplish this.

Step 1: Launch the program and then select “Recover from iCloud Backup Files.” From here, sign in to your iCloud account.

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Step 2: You should see all of the iCloud backup files that are associated with your account. Select the one that may contain your messages and then click “Download.”

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Step 3: In the pop-up window that appears select “Messages” to specify the data type you want to download and click “Scan”

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Step 4: In the next window, select the missing messages and then click “Recover to Device” or “Recover to Computer.”

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2.3 Extract iTunes backup for Lost Messages in iOS 10

dr.fone can also extract the messages from your iTunes backup files. If this is what you want to do, follow these very simple steps.

Step 1: From the primary Window select “Recover from iTunes Backup file.” You should then see a list of all the iTunes backup file on your computer. Select the one that likely contains your messages and then click “Start Scan”

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Step 2: Once the scanning process is complete, select the messages from the results and then click on “Recover to Device” or “Recover to Computer.”

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The new message features in iOS 10 should make messaging more enjoyable and now with dr.fone for iOS you never have to lose any of the messages, at least not permanently.

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