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May 31, 2016 10:46 AM/Posted By Chann Ethan to iPhone Data Recovery

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  • "How to export iPhone SMS to pc (to txt, html or pdf) for free?
    I want to be able to export my iPhone SMS database to my pc in a friendly txt, html or pdf format that is easy to read. I have the sms.db file ready to use, i just want to be able to easily convert it. What applications that are completely free can I use? I have over 10000 SMS in this database. Thanks!" - Asked by Olof N

    "What's the easiest way to export and save iPhone SMS & MMS Messages on a PC? There's a person or two with whom I have thousands of texts, and sometimes I want to look through those texts again. If there's a way I can export it to word or something else, that'd be even better." - Asked by John

    Want to export SMS messages from iPhone X / 8 Plus / 8 / 7 Plus / 7 / 6S Plus / 6S / SE to access and read it on the Mac? You have visit the right place. This article will take you through how to export iPhone SMS for backup on your PC.

    How to export/backup SMS from iPhone to a PC
    Backing up iPhone text messages is incredibly simple. You really need to run iTunes, connect your iPhone and right click the device's name to back up. However the issue is when you find the backup file, you can't access or read it, not to mention extract the TEXT MESSAGE from it.

    So as to resolve the problem, you have to get an iPhone SMS exporting program, like iPhone Data Recovery or iPhone Data Recovery for Mac - Dr.Fone for iOS, which can help to extract SMS from iPhone backup and enable you access and read it very easily.

    Download Dr.Fone below, based on your system requirement, and try it totally free!


    Step1. Select your iPhone backup to extract
    Right here, let's take Wondershare Dr.Fone (Win) for example. Windows users are able to use Dr.Fone for IOS to take very similar actions.

    After downloading and installing the program, run it on your PC. the main interface as below.
    iPhone SMS Exportor, export SMS from iPhone
    There are three recovery mode, you can certainly choose the recovery mode you would like to use. We try "Recover from iTunes backup file" mode. Here, all iTunes backup files on your computer will be immediately found and displayed on the window. Choose the one for your device and click Start Scan to extract the SMS out of it.

    Step2. Export SMS from iPhone
    At this point, you are able to preview all the text messages one by one. Check the "Messages" on the left item list to export iPhone SMS to your Mac. If you need to check the media content attached to your messages, click "Message Attachements" below the "Messages".
    iPhone SMS Exportor: export SMS from iPhone - how to export SMS from iPhone
    The SMS file you have exported from the backup is definitely an HTML file. You are able to access and manage it conveniently, such as reading, printing, etc. Additionally you can export the messages in the format of CSV, and then import it to your iPhone with a right transfer tool.

    Furthermore, Wondershare Dr.Fone can let you directly scan and recover messages from iPhone X / 8 Plus / 8 / 7 Plus / 7 / 6S Plus / 6S / SE. You can try to export SMS from iPhone through "Recover from iOS Device" mode by yourself.

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