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Easy Ways to Transfer Messages from iPhone to Computer

Oct. 12, 2017 11:21 am / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone Tips
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Stored too many messages on your iPhone and they have take up a lot of storage space but you are unwilling to delete them as they records some special moments between you and your friends? Actually, you have another option to keep these precious messages for good by exporting them to a computer for backup. In this article, we would like to recommend two different ways to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer for free easily. You can compare them and decide which one is better according to your own needs.


Part 1: Backup iPhone Text Messages to PC/Mac

To backup and save text messages to computer, you can draw on Tenorshare iCareFone for help. It focuses on helping you selectively backup message to computer without any data loss. Follow the steps below to do the process effectively:

Download and install Tenorshare iCareFone first, then launch it on your computer.

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Click "Backup & Restore" from the main interface.

Now you are allowed to choose the data type for backing up. Simply select Messages and click “Backup” to start the process. 


Once completed, choose those messages you need and then click “Export to PC” to save the backup data to computer. 


Part 2: Transfer Messages from iPhone to Computer with UltData

If you simply want to export text messages from iPhone to PC/Mac, Apps like UltData can help you achieve it. It allows you to 1-click to export or save text messages and other files from iPhone to PC or Mac. Next, let's take a look at how it works.

First off, have UltData downloaded and installed on your computer, then connect your device to PC/Mac.

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Once you make the connection between the iPhone and your computer, choose Recover from iOS Device” mode. Click “Start Scan” to scan for lost messages.


When the scan completes, messages as well in your iPhone or in the backup will list. Simply tap Messages to preview them in details.


Next up, you are allowed to pick up messages that you want to export and click Recover button, select Recover to Computer, then the checked messages will be saved to your computer.


With both Tenorshare iCareFone and Ultdata, you can freely and easily transfer your messages including iMessages to PC/Mac computer. If you have any other methods to transfer messages from iPhone to computer, you can comment in the section below.

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