How to Backup iPhone Text Messages? 3 Ways Offered!

In this modern era of information and technology most of us use iPhone as a mode of communication. Due to its prominent and beneficial features it is used for business communication and important dealings. Short message service is such an amazing service that gives us information and is a brilliant source of instant communication. All of us wants to keep these text messages for a longer period of time and don’t want to lose them by mistake as most of the time they contain our very personal data or important business talk. iPhone provides us 2 ways to backup all your precious messages using iTunes or iCloud. We will also introduce you a iPhone data extractor tool to help you extract all your messages to the computer.

1 Backup text messages on iPhone with iCloud

Whenever you will back up your iPhone using iCloud, all your messages will be automatically backed up as well. Follow the few simple steps in order to back up your iPhone and all messages it contain.

Step 1: Open the settings app. Roll down and click on iCloud after that tap on backup.

Step 2: Switch on to iCloud backup to enable the feature. A suggestion will appear on your phone that “your iPhone will no longer backup to your computer automatically when you sync with iTunes”. Click OK.

Step 3: Tap on backup now. Here you go, your messages will start to backup using iCloud.

2 Backup text messages on iPhone with iTunes:

Step 1: Plug in iOS device to the computer and open iTunes. You will see a button on the top right corner of the iTunes window that shows iPhone or iPad according to which device you have. Press that button it will open another window which will show detailed information about your device.

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Step 2: There you will see a backup section below the main information, select “Back Up Now” on right hand side.

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Step 3: You can encrypt backup to save it from unauthorized access.

3 Backup text messages selectively using iMyfone D-Back:

iMyfone D-Back or iMyfone D-Back for Mac is one the best data recovery software that is used to backup all your text messages. It has many salient features and it recovers and backup all your data including text messages efficiently in these few easy steps just select scan and recover. iMyfone D-Back is highly recommended product as it is hundred percent secure it is shielded with full encryption feature. It provides equal quality for Mac and windows.

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Follow these steps to backup all your text messages.

Step 1: Choose the files you need to recover.

Choose the files you need to recover

Step 2: You can choose mode "Recover from iOS device" if you have not made any backup before.

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Step 3: Or Select "Recover from iTunes Backup" or "Recover from iCloud Backup" modes if the text messages that you want are in your iTunes or iCloud backup file.

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Step 4: Now D-Back will start to scan your device or your backup file depending on how you lost your file. After scanning the interface will show you all the messages. Now preview the found data and press the recover button to back up the messages. iMyfone D-Back will export all the text messages as an html file.

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Download and install iMyfone D-Back or iMyfone D-Back for Mac to backup text messages, contacts, notes, voice memos and more file to the computer!

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