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How to Export or Save iPhone Text Messages to Computer

Here’s an Easy guide to Export iPhone Text  Messages to Computer. Have you ever gotten one of those text messages that contained life or death information? How about one of those super sweet and romantic text messages from your significant other that you just want to read over and over again? Maybe you just got a really funny text message that you just want to remember for years to come? It is perfectly normal for you to not be happy with saving or archiving these text messages on your iPhone for keeps. Problems can occur, things can go wrong –  you can lose those precious memorable text messages! In fact, figuring out how to save text messages to a computer for backup purposes is a problem that constantly stumps iPhone users.

Most iPhone users are unaware of the fact that when backup your iPhone to your computer, it is also going to store your text messages to iTunes along with all of your other data files. For unknown reasons, Apple has chosen not to make these secure backup files immediately viewable from your computer. Fortunately, there are software applications that can make it easy for an iPhone user to overcome this obstacle and allows them to save their iPhone text messages to a computer. These various software applications are designed to take SMS text messages from your iPhone and convert them into readable file formats on your computer.

Whatever reason you have for keeping a text message, iPhone Messages Transfer Tool is the program you need. This program will make it easy for you to save iPhone text messages to your computer. The following are easy steps to export iPhone text messages to PC:

Procedure on Exporting Text Messages to your Computer

  • Step 1: Free Download iPhone Messages Transfer and install on your computer.
  • Step 2: Now, you need to launch the program, connect your iPhone to your computer and click on the “SMS” icon. After doing this, your iPhone SMS messages will be automatically displayed as show in the below screenshot:
How to Export or Save iPhone Text Messages to Computer

How to Export or Save iPhone Text Messages to Computer


  • Step 3: In this last step, select the SMS messages you want to transfer from your iPhone to your computer and click the “Export checked files to local” button. That’s all – all your SMS will be saved on your local drive.
  • Never again will you have to lose an important text message. With this application you can keep a backup of them safely on your computer at all times. For more information about iPhone Messages Transfer program, visit this page.

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  1. This program worked like a charm. It makes it easier to transfer iPhone texts/SMS to PC.

  2. Thanks for this easy step by step guide to export iPhone SMS to computer. Program is also good.

    • Nice program but it does not support MMS. To export both SMS and MMS messages, I recommend another program called iPhone SMS + MMS Extractor.
      Hope this can help.

  3. Thanks, it works 🙂

  4. hI
    Can you please guide anything free software for recording calls on iphone 4.

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