How to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Computer
When changing iPhone to another one, a great number of iPhone users have the same question about how to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer. Recently, after iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were released, this question becomes one of the most considerable problems again.
Text messages are one of the most important functions of every iPhone. iPhone users use it to communicate with other people. With the help of it, we can convey information and share our thoughts in a fast way. Sometimes we want to back up some important text messages when we buy a new iPhone, so we need to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer.
To have this job done, here I recommend FonePaw iOS Transfer, which supports iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s/5se, iPad Pro/Air/mini and iPod. It is a professional iPhone manager which can transfer files between iOS devices and computer. You can follow the steps below to see how to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer.
How to Transfer Text Message from iPhone to PC
Download FonePaw iOS Transfer first. Windows version and Mac version are provided. Make sure you choose the right one.
Step 1: Connect iPhone to Computer
After downloading FonePaw iOS Transfer, install and launch it. Then connect your iPhone with computer via a USB cable. Soon your iPhone will be displayed on the interface.
Step 2. Search iPhone Text Messages Quickly
On the showing left menu of the interface, you can see several file types are listed. Here you can click "SMS". Then you can preview all your iPhone text messages. By choosing the text messages, you can view more details.
Note: To find the messages you need quickly, you can input the name of the sender or some keywords of the messages in the search box at the top-right corner.
Step 3: Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Computer
Choose those you want to transfer and click "Export to", then in the pull-down list, choose the wanted format (CSV, HTML and TXT file) to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer.
If you choose TXT or CSV as the output format, you will get all images inside your messages in the in the attachment folder. For better viewing or printing, you are recommended to export SMS as HTML files.
Above are the steps about how to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer. As you can see, only 2 simple steps can solve this annoying issue. Not only text messages, FonePaw iOS Transfer can also transfer videos, photos, E-books and contacts etc. If you have any transferring need, just try it!
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