Summary:Cannot copy text messages from iPhone to PC? Do not worry, this article will tell you how to copy messages from iPhone to computer step by step.
“I want to copy some of the text messages on my iPhone 5 to my computer, what tool shall I use? Any ideas? ”
If you are one of these people, you get a solution here. iPhone Data Recovery one of the best tools for you to copy text messages, even the deleted text messages from your iPhone to PC. It provides two simple ways to carry out the process: one is to scan your device directly to copy the text messages to your computer, the other is to extract the messages from iTunes backup and save them to your computer.
Now, download the right version of iPhone data recovery as per your coomputer OS, and follow the steps below to copy your iPhone SMS to PC.
Part 1: Scan the device directly to copy the text messages to computer
Part 2: Extract SMS from iTunes backup and save to PC
Part 1: Copy text messages from iPhone directly to PC
iPhone data recovery can directly scan all iPhone models to find existing and deleted messages on your device, and save them to your computer. Now, follow the steps below to see how.
Step 1. Connect your device to the computer
Firstly, install and run the iPhone data recovery on your computer. Then connect your iPhone to the software using a USB cable. If you are using iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, you will see the interface below:
If you are trying to copy texts from iPhone 4 and 3GS, the following interface will appear after your device is connected:
Step 2. Scan the device
Secondly, scan your iphone for the messages. You can directly scan iPhone 4S and the later versions with this iPhone text message recovdery. But you need to download a plugin, and follow the steps written in the window to enter the scanning mode, after that, the software will scan your iPhone automatically.
Step 3. Preview and copy messages from iPhone to PC
This iPhone text message recovery supports to recover vaious files from iPhone, so, it will scan all data on your device, and allow you to copy texts, photos, and other files to your computer. Before recovery, you can preview the messages before save them to your computer.
Part 2: Extract SMSN from iTunes backup
If you have made backup, you can use this way to copy your iPhone messages to PC.
Step 1. Select recovery mode
After running ths iPhone text message recovery, choose the second mode “Recover from iTunes backup File”, you can see all backups appear on the list.
Step 2. Scan the backup
Next, select the backup you want to extract text messages, and then click Start Scan to find the text messages inside.
Step 3. Copy data to pc
All data in the backup will be scanned, and you can preview them. Just mark the files you need, and click Recover to save them to your PC.