How to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Mac

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 D-Port iPhone Data Transfer Tool

iMyFone D-Port 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:

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iMyFone D-Port iPhone Data Transfer Tool

  • 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.
  • iMyFone D-Port offers 3 different modes: Export from iOS Device, Extract from iTunes Backup, Extract from iCloud Backup. You can choose the mode according to your situation.
  • The software has a preview option that enables users to transfer files selectively by only selecting the data that they want.
  • It is completely compatible with all iOS versions including the latest iOS 10.3.

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Steps to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Mac

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

Step 1: Launch iMyFone D-Port

If you have successfully installed the software on your Mac, launch it and choose “Export from iOS Device” and click “Start” to begin the process.

choose Export from iOS Device

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. From there, connect your iPhone with your Mac using a USB cable.

Select the Type of Files

Step 3: Preview and Export Text Messages

iMyFone D-Port will automatically detect your iPhone. Click on “Scan” and the software will start scanning your iPhone device for the text messages.

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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 D-Port 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 D-Port.

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