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How to Download Text Messages from iPhone

Athryn Mitchell

Mobile phone analyst, Editor-in-Chief of TransPhone. Find more on her Fackbook or Google+.

Despite high-security with iPhone, something bad might happen to your phone, for example, accident deletion or iPhone lost; therefore, it is necessary to have your text message backed up to your computer. iTunes maybe the first choice for Apple users, but it doesn't seem that it works on this issue as the iTunes backup involves in kinds of data on the iPhone, which may cause unnecessary duplication and time waste. Well, to help you better deal with this problem, here is a great tool recommended. Next, it is the guide for you to download text messages from iPhone.

iOS Transfer, as its name implies, specializes in iOS data transmission. With this program, you can easily copy all messages on iDevices to PC. The SMS files can be extracted as TXT/HTML/CSV file and you can read them on your computer.
iOS Transfer – offers better way to download iPhone SMS

With iOS Transfer, your important information including not only text message, but also call log, contacts and so on can be safely sent to your computer very soon. The program also supports iPhone 6/6 Plus/5s/5c, iPad Air 2/mini 3 and iPod Touch.

Step 1 Install iOS Transfer and connect your iPhone
After setting up the software to your computer, launch it and you will enter the primary window. Plug your mobile phone into your computer and it will be automatically detected by the program.
iOS Transfer
Note: You should have iTunes installed on your computer to ensure that the process to transfer contacts from computer to iPhone runs well.

Step 2 Download iPhone messages to computer
Click the "SMS" button in the left column and all your text message data will be shown in right side. Select the item(s) you want to transfer and then move the cursor to tap on the "Export to" icon to export messages to TXT/HTML/CSV File.
Export iPhone Text Messages
1. In this software, all messages are listed by senders, so you can preview details on the right-most column by checking the names, which helps you do the better choice to copy your information.
2. It speeds up the transfer process to input senders' names in the search bar in the upper right corner in case of there are too much message you don't want to sync.

See? It is so easy for you to download text messages from iPhone to your computer. iOS Transfer makes the process more specific. In addition, it goes further in data transfer, say it allows to transfer files among over two iDevices at the same time.

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