How to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Computer [2021 Proven]

Boey WongPosted by Boey Wong / March 09, 2021 09:00

iPhone SMS is safe to send messages to family numbers, friends and colleagues. When you use iPhone messages to contact many very important people, you may also want to store lots of key text messages on your iPhone. So backing up those important text messages to computer becomes necessary. But as one of Apple fans, you always know that it's not easy to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer. No worry, this article will bring you two easy ways to back up your iPhone text messages to PC.

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Guide

Guide List

1. Move iPhone SMS to Computer with FoneTrans for iOS

If you only want to sync your iPhone messages to your computer, then the following way will meet your needs better. Also you need to install another tool, FoneTrans for iOS on your computer. Below is the step.

FoneTrans for iOS
FoneTrans for iOS

With FoneTrans for iOS, you will enjoy freedom to transfer your data from iPhone to computer. You can not only transfer iPhone text messages to computer, but also photos, videos and contacts can be moved to PC easily.

  • Transfer photos, videos, contacts, WhatsApp, and more data with ease.
  • Preview data before transferring.
  • iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are available.

Step 1Connect iPhone to PC

Connecting your iPhone with computer with USB cable, and launching this software on your computer, you will find this software detects your iPhone automatically.

Connect your iPhone to computer

Step 2View messages

Click SMS on the left side of FoneTrans for iOS, and you can see all the messages on the right column.

View iPhone Messages

Step 3Export and save messages

After viewing all your messages, then you can choose those messages that you want to transfer. Click Export to - Export Selected Messages – TXT File. Here you are allowed to export your iPhone messages selectively. And you can also export them in optional formats, CSV File, HTML File and TXT File. Then you can save the exported file in the target folder. Get what at your convenience.

export iPhone Messages

By now, you have finished the whole process of transferring text messages from iPhone to computer.

2. Transfer Text Messages with FoneLab for iOS

FoneLab for iOS provides an easy method to transfer iPhone text messages to computer. You can only do several steps to move your iPhone messages with the following guidance. Before getting started, you need to download, install and run FoneLab for iOS on your computer.

FoneLab for iOS
FoneLab for iOS

With FoneLab for iOS, you will recover the lost/deleted iPhone data including photos, contacts, videos, files, WhatsApp, Kik, Snapchat, WeChat and more data from your iCloud or iTunes backup or device.

  • Recover photos, videos, contacts, WhatsApp, and more data with ease.
  • Preview data before recovery.
  • iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are available.

Step 1Connect iPhone to computer

Connect your iPhone with your computer with USB cable, and this transferring software will detect your iPhone automatically.

Fonelab for iOS Screenshot

Step 2Start to scan your iPhone

Click Start Scan button. It only takes you seconds to scan all data on your iPhone.

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Step 3View Messages

After completing the process of scanning, you can click Messages on the left column to view all your messages, including deleted and existing text messages.

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Step 4Recover and transfer messages

You can select messages that you want to transfer, and then click Recover button on the right bottom.

Here you can tick text messages selectively to recover deleted or lost text messages to your computer. When you click Recover button, it means you also transfer your selective text messages to computer.

By now, you have completed to move your iPhone text messages to computer. In this way, you can sync your deleted and existing messages from your iPhone to computer.

The above two ways to move iPhone text messages to computer is easy to perform. You can follow them by yourself. Find the better way to transfer your SMS with simple steps.

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