Easy Ways to Backup iPhone Message - Backup iPhone SMS to Your Computer

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Alisa Updated on Jun 21, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

iPhone SMS and iMessages are important forms of communication with family, friends, colleagues, anyone in your Contacts. Regularly backing up iPhone SMS to your computer is a good way to prevent data loss due to mistaken deleting, iOS updates, jailbreak, or iPhone damage.

You can back up text messages on your iPhone via iTunes or iCloud, but you should be aware that both iTunes and iCloud will not allow you to view text messages while backing up. You cannot access SMS unless you restore your iPhone from backup, which would overwrite your current content on your iPhone. So how do you save the text information to the computer in a readable format on the iPhone? In addition to iTunes /iCloud, we will also introduce you to backup iPhone message to the computer with a free iTunes alternative.

EaseUS MobiMover Free, the first all free iPhone transfer software in the market, works perfectly to back up text messages on iPhone in text format so that you can view SMS on your computer anytime, or even print out text messages when it is needed. Now let's take a look at how to backup iPhone SMS to your computer with EaseUS MobiMover Free.

Backup iPhone Message to Computer with EaseUS MobiMover Free

Download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your PC by clicking the download button below. And follow guides below to export iPhone messages to the computer. You can also use the same method to transfer iPhone songs to PC.

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Step 1. Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to your computer. When a pop-up asking you whether to trust this computer appears, click Trust to continue. Then start EaseUS MobiMover and click "Phone to PC".

How to back up text messages from iPhone to computer - Step 1

Step 2. Since you want to back up your iPhone messages, select "Messages" only. As you can see, you can back up other supported file types together with messages from your iPhone. The messages will be kept on Desktop by default, but it's also possible for you to custom a new path. Next, click "Transfer".

How to back up text messages from iPhone to computer - Step 2

Step 3. Wait for the process to complete. The backup of messages will be saved as an HTML file on your computer. Thus, if you want to check the details, use a browser to open the HTML file.

How to back up text messages from iPhone to computer - Step 3

In this way, you can export and backup all text messages from iPhone to computer without iTunes or iCloud. With EaseUS MobiMover Free, you can easily export all/multiple contents from iPhone to the computer. What's more, MobiMover Free is also able to transfer various contents from iPhone to iPhone/iPad and from computer to iPhone in a completely free way, such as to transfer notes from iPhone 8 to iPad. In the following content, we will also introduce you how to backup iPhone SMS to the computer via iTunes, just in case that you prefer to use iTunes for iOS data sync.

Backup iPhone Message to Computer with iTunes

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer and run iTunes.

Step 2: Tap on the device icon and choose "Summary".

Step 3: Choose "This computer" and hit on "Back Up Now".

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