How to Download Text Messages from iCloud

What would you do if you lost some of the text messages on your iPhone? If you have a backup on iPhone, it is only a matter of restoring the backup to get them back. But restoring an iCloud backup can present some challenges. First of all, you will have to erase all contents and settings from your device which could mean you lose new data on the device.

It is also not possible to view the text messages on your iCloud backup because you can’t gain access to the contents of the backup file. Since restoring isn’t an good option, unless you want to lose data, the following article will provide you with an easier and more effective solution.

The Best Way to Download Text Messages from iCloud

The best way to download text messages from iCloud without having to restore the backup is to use a third-party tool to help you extract the messages. The best tool for the job is iMyFone D-Port data extractor and the following are some of the features that make it the ideal solution.

  • It can be used to download up to 20 different types of data including messages, photos, videos, call history, contacts and many others.
  • It can also be used to extract data from an iOS device or an iTunes backup file, making it the ideal solution when the data you need are not included in an iCloud backup.
  • It has a preview function that makes selective data extraction a reality.
  • It is very easy to use and has a clean user interface to make it simple to navigate even for the beginner users.

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How to Use iMyFone D-Port to Download Text Messages from iCloud

Download and install iMyFone D-Port to your computer and then follow these very simple steps to download the text messages you need from an iCloud backup file.

Step 1: Launch the Program and Choose a Mode

In the main window, select “Extract from iCloud Backup” tab and click on “Start.” The next window will allow you to select the type of file you wish to download. Choose “Messages” and click “Next” to continue.

choose Extract from iCloud Backup

Step 2: Sign into Your iCloud Account and Select iCloud Backup

Sign in to your iCloud account and in the next window select the iCloud backup file that contains your text messages. Click “Next” to allow the program to scan the backup file

select the iCloud backup file

Step 3: Preview and Select the Text Messages

Preview and select the text messages you want to download on the next window and then click “Export” to save them to your computer.

Preview and select the text messages

This program helps you gain access to your iCloud backup files and download most types of data you want, not just text messages. Download the free trial version of iMyFone D-Port data extractor now. It is a worthy investment for any iOS device user.

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