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How to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Mac

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Gabriel Hammond

October 22, 2016 (Updated: July 15, 2020锛

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In the current era, iPhone has become an efficient tool for communication. People are using it even for business transactions due to its beneficial features. The message app on iPhone often contains important business or casual messages. Sometimes we would want to transfer the messages to computer and print them out for further use. This article shows how you can transfer your text messages from iPhone to Mac computer.

Tool We'll Use - iMyFone iTransor Lite iPhone Data Transfer Tool

iMyFone iTransor Lite iPhone data transfer tool is one of the best software that is used to extract different types of data including all text messages and then transfer them to your computer. It supports both Mac and Windows computers. The software has many prominent features, which include:

iMyFone iTransor Lite iPhone Data Exporter (iOS 11 Supported)

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Key Features:

  • It supports the extraction of a variety of files from common models of iOS devices including videos, text messages, contacts, notes, photos, iMessage, call history, reminders, calendars, safari history, the history of third-party messenger apps, like Kik, Kik attachments, WeChat history, and many others.
  • It can also extract data from iTune and iCloud backup.
  • It comes with a backup feature. You can use it to selectively backup your iPhone/iPad/iPod. The backups can also be restored to your devices selectively using iMyFone iTransor Lite Pro.
  • It is completely compatible with all iOS versions including the iOS 11.

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Steps to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Mac

iMyFone iTransor Lite offers the most efficient way to backup or archive data on iPhone. To transfer text messages to Mac using iMyFone iTransor Lite, you can follow the simple steps below.

Step 1: Launch iMyFone iTransor Lite

If you have successfully installed the software on your Mac, launch it and connect your device to your computer. Choose "Back Up & Export from Device" and click "Export Data" to begin the process.

choose Export Data

Step 2: Select the Type of Files

Select the type of files that you wish to transfer by ticking them. And then tap on the "Next" button. In this case, your file should be Message.

Select the Type of Files

iMyFone iTransor Lite will start scanning your iPhone device for the text messages.

scan your iPhone

Step 3: Preview and Transfer the Text Messages

After the scan is complete, all the messages will be displayed. Preview the messages and select the ones that you want. Then press the "Export" button to transfer the messages to your Mac. iMyFone iTransor Lite will export all the text messages as a HTML or XLS file and your texts will be successfully archived for future use.

Preview and transfer Text Messages

NOTE: You can also transfer text messages in your iTunes and iCloud backup to Mac using iMyFone iTransor Lite.

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