How to Transfer Kik Data from iPhone to PC/Mac

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We all know that Kik doesn’t save all the chat history on iPhone, actually the amount of messages that Kik can save is not much. For recent chats you've had in the last 48 hrs, you'll see the last 1000 messages. For older chats, you'll see the last 500 messages.

And that’s why you’d better transfer your Kik data, including messages and pictures, from your iPhone to PC/Mac. In this article, two ways on how to transfer Kik data from iPhone to computer will be introduced for your reference.

1 Transfer Kik Data from iPhone to PC/Mac by iTunes

You can back up the entire iPhone to iTunes on your computer so that the important Kik data will be transferred on your computer. See the following steps.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer and open iTunes.

Step 2: iTunes will detect your iPhone automatically. Click the iPhone icon to get the Summary panel.

Step 3: Select Back Up Now button. Wait for the process to complete.

reate a Backup of Kik Messages from iPhone Using iTunes


The method is free. And if you need, you can restore the backup to your iPhone to view your Kik messages and pictures.


You cannot view your Kik data in iTunes backup. And you cannot selectively back up or restore your Kik data.

2 Transfer Kik Data from iPhone to Computer by iMyfone D-Back

You can also use one data transfer tool to transfer Kik messages from iPhone to computer by your own wish. And here we recommend iMyfone D-Back iOS Data Transfer Tool(Windows/Mac version) to you for helping you selectively transfer your Kik data from your iPhone to PC/Mac. It works excellent in transferring data.

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  • Besides Kik messages, it can also transfer pictures and videos in Kik conversations.
  • More than 20 types of iPhone data can be transferred, such as text, contacts, notes and voice memos.
  • Support iOS 10/9/8/7 running on iPhone 7/SE/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s/5s/5/4s/4.
  • Easy operations make the method applicable for computer newbie.

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Steps on How to Transfer Kik Data from iPhone to Computer

Step 1: Choose Recover from iOS Device

Open iMyfone D-Back, click on “Recover from iOS Device” tab then tap the “Start” button to see the file types it can transfer.

 Choose Recover from iOS device

Step 2: Select File and Scan

Select the file(s) that you want to transfer, here we check “Kik” then hit on “Next” button to connect your iPhone. After connection, click “Scan” to look for the Kik messages, pictures and videos.

 Select file and Scan

Step 3: Preview Kik Data Then Transfer

After scanning, a window shows up with all the Kik data that can be transferred. Click Kik to see the messages and click Kik Attachment to find Kik videos and pictures. Next, pick on all the Kik data that you want to transfer then click “Recover”. lastly, choose a location to save your files.

 Preview the data and Recover

And now you have your Kik data on your PC/Mac.


Transfer Kik data selectively and won’t effect your existing data on iPhone. It can also recover your deleted Kik data and fix your iPhone system problem.


The software is not free.

However, iMyfone D-Back(Windows/Mac version) data transfer also offers free trial for both Windows and Mac use to confirm whether this tool is useful for them. You can just download and have a try!

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