This SIM Card Reader($149) can read deleted text messages. Simply place the SIM card into the USB reader, with your computer, instantly save for later or view immediately. “Save, edit and delete your phone book and short messages stored on your SIM card using the Recovery PRO software and SIM Recovery Pro Reader with your computer and standard SIM card from a cell phone which supports removable SIM cards.” Notice: many new mobiles stored sms on the internal memory, not in the sim cad. So before you check out it, please check the cellphone first!