How to retrieve a deleted iMessage that was not backed up

hhow do I find a number I didn't save but sent a iMessage to?

If it is just the number you are looking for - not the message itself - and you can recall at least the first digit or two, you may be able to locate it accessing the recent contacts in the Messages app. Start a new message; type in the first characters of the number (at least as many as you can recall), and look for recommended entries that have an icon. Those should be recent contacts that are not in your contacts app.

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