Sync Messages from iPhone to Computer for Backup

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Alisa Updated on Jun 26, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

The message app on your iPhone is now one of the most popular methods to communicate with friends, family, and coworkers, and most of them mean a lot to you. So you keep them on your iPhone. However, as time goes by, your messages will take much storage on your iPhone, even make you can't take new videos, download new apps, sync new songs, etc.

There might be some important information in the messages that you want to sync from iPhone to computer as a backup or to print out. For whatever reason, times should come when you need to sync messages from iPhone to computer for backup.

For most of the Apple devices users, they maybe think of iTunes. Unfortunately, it doesn't work in this case. iTunes just offers you a way to create a backup which contains text messages, but you never can view these messages you save unless you plan to restore your iDevice with the backup you made. If you choose iTunes to sync messages from iPhone to computer, steps can be divided into two steps: first is backing up iPhone data file with iTunes, and then use an iPhone backup extractor to export and read text messages as TXT, CSV, and HTML file on computer.

Syncing messages from iPhone to computer with iTunes is actually stuff task, therefore, in this guide, we will recommend you a third-party software - EaseUS MobiMover, which allows you to 1-click to syncing messages from iPhone to computer in .pdf/.html/.txt format. Next, let's make a brief introduction to the tool we'll need.

The Tool We'll Need

MobiMover Free, the only free iPhone data transfer software in the market, provides you with a simple way to sync iPhone messages to computer. It's really easy to export text messages from iPhone with MobiMover Free so that you can view SMS on your computer anytime, or print out text messages when needed. MobiMover Free is the way to go, why?

1. Allows you to selectively sync text messages from iPhone to computer as you want. No matter you want to sync a text message, multiple or all messages from iPhone, it helps you make it at one click.

2. Supports transferring more than 24 types of iOS data, like Photos, Videos, Messages, Contacts, Notes, Music, etc.

3. Allows you to save your iPhone messages in the readable format (PDF/HTML/TXT), so you can view them or print out the texts at any time.

4. Even supports transferring text messages from one iPhone to another, this makes you have a smooth upgrade to new iPhone 7/8/X.

5.Compatible with both of Windows (like Windows 7/8/10/Vista/XP). And also supports all the models of iPhone, like iPhone 6/6s/SE/7/8/X. If you want to sync messages or iMessages from iPhone to computer, you can follow the guide below.

How to Sync Message from iPhone to Computer with MobiMover Free

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer and click Trust on your iPhone screen to trust this computer. Launch EaseUS MobiMover Free and choose iDevice to PC.

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

Step 2: Select the category/categories you’d like to export from iPhone to the computer. Since you want to save iPhone messages to computer. Click More and select Messages. 

How to export text messages from iPhone to computer - Step 2

Step 3: Tick the folder icon and select a folder to store the messages to be transferred. After that, click Transfer to start exporting text messages from iPhone to PC.

How to export text messages from iPhone to computer - Step 3

Step 4: Wait for the transfer process to finish. The messages will be saved as an HTML file on your computer. Thus, you can view the details with a browser whenever you want.

How to export text messages from iPhone to computer - Step 4

In this way, you can copy and backup all text messages from iPhone to computer without iTunes or iCloud. What's more, MobiMover Free is also able to sync messages from iPhone to iPhone/iPad or from computer to iPhone in a completely free way.