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It’s really easy to backup iPhone SMS text messages with CopyTrans Contacts. This works with all devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and iOS versions (up to iOS 7). All text messages (SMS, MMS, iMessage, WhatsApp, Viber) are backed up including attachments: photos, videos, contact files, emoji and web links. The backup files can be viewed on any PC or even printed.

Let’s backup the iPhone text messages

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to this article

  3. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone. CopyTrans Contacts will automatically start loading all iPhone contents

  4. Now click the messages icon in the left sidebar menu. You will see all iPhone text messages. Select “SMS/iMessage” from the “Sources” pane on top. You can also select “WhatsApp”, “Viber”, or “LINE” to back up such messages.
    Note: If you don’t see the messages in the main program window, please have a look at this article backup iphone sms

  5. Select the conversations you wish to backup. If you want to backup all conversations, just tick the checkbox in the header. It’s also possible to backup only individual messages. To start the backup, click on the “Export selected” button backup iphone text messages

  6. Next, select the messages backup format. CopyTrans Contacts offers many different formats: Web page, Microsoft Word or Excel and plain text. The Web page format permits the highest degree of interactivity with your backed-up iPhone messages. While we recommend the Word format if you want to print or edit your messages select format to export iphone sms

  7. Navigate to the PC location where to save the text messages locate iphone text message backup on pc

  8. Your iPhone SMS text messages are now safe on your PC in the format of your choice

Interacting with backed up messages

You can open the SMS text messages directly on your PC. To see your iPhone SMS text messages on your computer, simply double-click on the corresponding file. backup iphone sms text message

The browser or Word will show you the conversation exactly as it is on the iPhone. backup iphone sms

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This is how easy it is to backup iPhone SMS with CopyTrans Contacts.

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