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How to Export Text Messages from iPhone

Looking to export text messages from iPhone for saving them? Want to transfer SMS to your computer in a viewable format? Get some crucial text messages for legal purpose and want to export them?
So, how to export text messages from iPhone? When you back up your iPhone using iTunes or iCloud, a copy of all of your text messages is automatically included in the backup file. The problem is, you cannot directly access that file or read it since iTunes and iCloud do not provide that access.

Thankfully, there’s a workaround for that, and here, we'll guide you to export iPhone text messages with iPhone Transfer. iPhone Transfer can export all your text messages, including SMS, MMS, iMessages and their attachments on iPhone. The software is able to convert the SMS database in TXT, CSV and HTML formats, thus giving the possibility to browse them easily from your computer.

Download the trial version for free to have a try!

How to Export Text Messages from iPhone

Step 1. Run iPhone Transfer and connect iPhone to PC
After downloading, get the installation file, .exe and follow all the prompts to install it on a computer. Then connect iPhone to this computer and start the program.

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Step 2. Export iPhone text messages
By selecting the SMS tab at the left column, all iPhone text messages will display on the right panel. Select the SMSs you want to save and click "Export to">"export selected SMS ". If you want to export all the SMS to your PC, you may select "Export all SMS". Then, choose the saving format among html, txt and csv. The program will start to export text messages.

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That's it! With iPhone Transfer, it is very simple to export texts from iPhone. After backing up the text messages from your iPhone, you can view them on computer easily. Besides export text messages from the iPhone, if necessary, you can also use this software to export iPhone /iPad/iPod contacts, songs, videos, photos, and more to your computer.

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