Exporting Kik messages from iPhone to computer or making a backup of the chat history is beneficial for all those who would like to save conversations. Some people like to back up the data to iCloud and iTunes. However, these two methods come with some limits. You are not able to view and extract only the Kik messages in the iTunes/iCloud backup. Hence, there is a necessity to look for a third-party application that provides you the opportunity to export the Kik messages efficiently. This article provides you such a utility tool that is capable of exporting Kik messages from your iPhone or iPhone backups to computer.
Tool You'll Need to Export Kik Messages from iPhone
iMyFone D-Port iOS data exporter concentrates mainly on extracting the data on your iPhone or from iTunes/iCloud backup files. The application makes it easy for you to save the data to your computer. The following are the other features that make the application an excellent tool for extraction:
- It provides 3 options to extract data: Export from iOS Device, Extract from iTunes Backup, Extract from iCloud Backup.
- It allows you to create backup or export up to 18 file types including contacts, photos, messages, notes, videos, voice memos, third-party app history like Kik, WeChat, Viber and more.
- You can easily preview the conversations before exporting them to your computer.
- It supports all iOS devices and all iOS versions including the latest iOS 11.
1 Export Kik Messages from iPhone to Computer
Step 1: Download the program. Install it and start the program. From the interface, click "Backup & Export from Device" option and choose "Export Data".
Step 2: Choose "Kik" under the title "Third-party IM APP". Then connect the iPhone to your computer. After the program displays the device information, press the "Next" button. The program will start to scan your iPhone.
Step 3: iMyFone D-Port will scan the device and shows the recoverable Kik conversations in the preview screen. You can instantly select the messages that you want to obtain and save them to the computer by pressing "Export.”
Step 4: A small pop-up window opens up asking you to select a location to save the conversation. Wait for the program to complete the process. You can browse the folder to look at the Kik messages.
2 Export Kik Messages from iTunes Backup to Computer
Step 1: From the main interface, choose "Extract Data from Backup" option and wait for the program to display the available iTunes backup files. You can then select the preferable backup file to export Kik messages and press the "Next" button.
Step 2: Choose the file type you want to extract. It is "Kik". Press the "Next" button to start scanning the Kik messages in your iTunes backup.
Step 3: You will see all the Kik messages available in the backup file after the program completes the scanning procedure. You can then select the conversation of the messages that you want to export and click the "Extract" button.
Step 4: Choose a folder or create one, and wait for the program to save the files to the respective destination. You can then browse the folder to check for the extracted Kik messages.
3 Export Kik Messages from iCloud Backup to Computer
Step 1: From the main interface of the application, choose "Extract Data from Backup" button and press the "Download iCloud Backup" button.
Step 2: Sign into your iCloud account. Please note that the program will never record any information about your Apple account. iMyFone will then begin scanning your account and show the available backup files within your iCloud account.You have to pick up a relevant backup file and press the "Next" button.
Step 3: Then you need choose the file type "Kik" to export and click "Next". It will allow the program to download the backup file.
Step 4: It will display the Kik messages in the selected backup file after downloading is complete. You can then pick the relevant messages or conversations to store them onto your computer by clicking the "Export" button. Choose a folder, and wait for iMyFone D-Port to save the exported messages.
iMyFone D-Port is so easy to use and works extremely efficiently. Have a try now!