How to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Computer

By Andre Cooper on October 1, 2015 14:15:00 PM.

“Can anyone tell me how to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer? I've some important text messages and want to transfer them to my computer in case of deleting them by accident."

The text messages on your iPhone are now one of your most important forms of communcation with your friends, family, loved ones and coworkers. Some text messages are not meant to be forgotten, and some have to be shared with someone or saved to a secure location. Therefore, it becomes necessary to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer for backup beforehand, especially for some important messages.

iPhone text messages transfer

iTunes can't help you transfer any files from Apple devices to PC or iTunes. You can simply have a try the iPhone to PC Transfer Tool, which offers a simple and powerful way to transfer your iPhone text messages to computers.

Besides, iPhone to PC Transfer can enable you to export text messages from iPhone to computer, as well as copy iPhone contacts to PC, transfer music from iPhone to computer with playlists, extract music/photos/contacts/movies from iPhone, and so on. You can just follow this tutorial about how to transfer and save text messages from iPhone to computer step by step.

First, download and have a try the professional iPhone to PC Transfer Software. It supports the latest iOS 9 (also compatible with older iOS versions) and iTunes 12.

How to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Computer

Step 1Launch the iPhone to PC Transfer Tool and Connect iPhone to the Computer

After downloading, install the iPhone to computer text message transfer tool on the computer. Launch the program and connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable.

Connect iPhone Text Messages to Computer Transfer

Step 2Transfer All Text Messages from iPhone to PC

To export text messages from iPhone to computer, you ought to click the SMS tab in the sidebar. Choose wanted text messages that you want to export on the right side. If you want to choose all, tick off the rectangle before Content.

Click Export to button. Based on your needs, choose Export selected SMS to computer or Export all SMS to computer. This will bring up a file browser window. Find a location on your computer to save the exported text messages. Then, choose to save the text messages in .xml format or .txt format. After that, this program starts to export text messages.

Sync iPhone text messages to computer

Once you have transferred messages from iPhone to computer, you can remove those messages from your device.

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