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How to Copy SMS from iPhone to PC without iTunes and iCloud

Daisy updated on Feb 13, 2020 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

If you're like most of the iPhone users that often chat with friends and families via text message and iMessage, then you have certainly saved plenty of messages on your iPhone. You have various kinds of reasons to copy SMS from iPhone to PC. Many of these messages contain important information so you have to backup iPhone SMS to your computer regularly to prevent data loss. Or in another case, you have bought a new iPhone X and want to transfer messages from old iPhone to a computer so that you can restore the iPhone to factory settings later and give it to your younger brother. Or maybe you have just encountered the lack of storage space and need to copy SMS from iPhone to PC to free up more available space.

iTunes and iCloud are the official tools provided by Apple to help users manage data on iOS devices. But both iTunes and iCloud won't allow you to view the text messages on backup files. The only chance you can read the messages is to restore them to iPhone again. So is there any software can help to copy SMS from iPhone to PC in a readable format?

How to copy SMS from iPhone to PC

Fortunately, the iPhone data transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover is the exact software to let you manage files between iPhone and computer, as well as sync data between two different iOS devices. As a good alternative to iTunes, EaseUS MobiMover allows you to backup messages from iPhone to PC and view them on your computer.

Download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer, then follow the steps below to learn how to copy SMS to PC.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac and launch EaseUS MobiMover. Tap "Trust" on your iPhone screen to trust this Mac. Choose "Phone to Mac" and click "Next."

How to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer -  Step 1

Step 2. Select the category/categories you'd like to export from iPhone to your Mac. Since you want to save iPhone messages to your Mac, tick the "Messages" category. You can change the default path to other locations. Click "Transfer".

How to transfer text messages from iPhone to Mac - Step 2

Step 3. Wait for the transfer process to finish. The messages will be saved as an HTML file on your Mac. Thus, you can view the details with a browser whenever you want.

How to transfer text messages from iPhone to Mac - Step 3

EaseUS MobiMover is a reliable software tool for you to transfer messages from iPhone to computer without iTunes and iCloud. Besides, this software also provides an easy solution to transfer notes from computer to iPhone 8. If you're now searching a good iOS data management software, then don't hesitate to download EaseUS MobiMover.