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鈥檛 gain access to the contents of the backup file. Since restoring isn鈥檛 a 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 iTransor Lite data extractor聽(which has been renamed from D-Port) and the following are some of the features that make it the ideal solution.

  • It can be used to download up to 18 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 is also a flexible backup tool which allows you to backup whole the data on your device or just backup certain type of data, such as messages, WhatsApp data, and WeChat data.
  • 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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Use iMyFone聽iTransor Lite to Download Text Messages from iCloud

Download and install iMyFone聽iTransor Lite 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 Data from Backup" tab and click on "Download iCloud Backup".

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

Then you will need to choose the data types that you want to download from iCloud. Here you can choose only Messages, or you can select all the data types.

choose the data you would like to export

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 "Extract" 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 iTransor Lite data extractor (compatible with iOS 14/13/12/11) now. It is a worthy investment for any iOS device user.

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