It can become essential to save messages on your iPhone and their attachments to your computer for a number of reasons. You may want to back up the text messages to keep them safe, may need to print a section of your messages or even just export the attachments to keep them safe before deleting the messages.
Tool You'll Need
- CSV which is a format compatible with Excel, Numbers or Sheets.
- As HTML, which is ideal when you want to save the messages.
- You can also save any videos, photos and contacts, WhatsApp messages, Kik messages, Viber messages notes and more files from iPhone to computer.
Before You Start
To export the messages and their attachments, begin by downloading and installing iMyFone D-Back to your computer.
Instructions to Save Messages/Text Messages/MMS to Computer
Step 1: Open the program and then select “Recover from iOS Device.” Click “Start” to begin.
Step 2: From the next window, check “Messages” and then click “Next.”
Step 3: you will be requested to connect the iPhone to the computer. Once the program recognizes the device, click “Scan.”
Step 4: Once the scanning process is complete, all the messages on the device and their attachments should be displayed on the next window. Select the ones you would like to export and then click “Recover.”
Select a folder on your computer to save the exported messages and their attachments.