How to Transfer Messages from iPhone to PC
By: Johanna Parker
Posted In: iPhone Tips & Tutorials
The iPhone has been one of the more popular smartphone choices for a very long time. Very rarely does an individual who purchases an iPhone come to regret the decision to do so. Unfortunately, there are certain limitations Apple places on their iPhone, which can make the phone a real hassle to deal with for certain tasks. For example, iPhone users are very limited in what they are actually able to do with their SMS conversations. Transferring iPhone text messages to a computer seems next to impossible.
"I've got a new iPhone 5, so now I want to copy or transfer old iPhone messages to my new iPhone. Is there any solution to transfer messages from my old iPhone to new one? My iPhone is rejecting new incoming messages, but I do not want to delete them. Is there any way to backup iPhone SMS to computer? What should I do now?" - a few frequently asked questions by iPhone users.
Have you ever run into a similar situation? Do you want to know how to transfer messages/SMS from iPhone to PC for backup or any other purpose? If yes, then your quest will probably end here. Here, we are going to give you a step-by-step process on how to transfer messages/SMS from iPhone to PC and manage them easily. In order to transfer your messages from iPhone PC, you need to download the iPhone Messages Transfer Tool and install it on your computer. You can download this program absolutely free:
Step 1: Launch the Program and Connect iPhone to Computer
- Launch the program and connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. Now, you will be able to see your device information in a user interface.
Note: Close the iTunes software otherwise this program will not work properly.
Step 2 (a): Transfer All Text Messages from iPhone to PC
- To transfer your all iPhone SMS text messages to your PC, click on the “Messages” icon from the tree directory on the left side of the screen and click the button labeled "export messages," which can be found at the bottom of the screen. Now, you can save your iPhone text messages to your PC in Text or HTML format.
Step 2 (b). Export or Transfer Selected iPhone Messages to PC as .TXT or HTML File
- Transferring only selected SMS messages from your iPhone to your computer is also a simple and easy task. You just need to repeat the previous step and select the messages from the list you want to transfer from your iPhone to PC. Now click the button at the bottom of the screen labeled "export messages." That's it - all your iPhone SMS will be transferred to your local drive in Text or HTML format.
Export Text Messages from Your iPhone to Your PC in Text Format:
Export SMS Text Messages to Your Computer in HTML Format:
This tool is designed only to transfer messages from iPhone to PC. If you need a tool to transfer iPhone data, such as video, photos, voice memo, eBooks, contacts, and more, to your computer, then check out this iPhone to PC Transfer Tool.
Watch Video on How to Transfer/Backup iPhone SMS to PC?
This video tutorial explains how to backup SMS from iPhone to Computer using iPhone SMS to Computer Transfer Tool.