Simple Ways to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone 6 to Mac/Windows PC

"How can I save text messages from iPhone 6s to Mac? I have more than 300 pieces of text messages on my iPhone and they're very important for me. Please help me. Thanks!"

Like the user above, want to transfer SMS from your iPhone 6s to your Mac for backup? To be honest, Apple really has offered a way to backup text messages from iPhone to a computer – backup iPhone to computer: Connect your iPhone to your Mac > launch iTunes > click your iPhone > In the Summary window, select 'This Computer' in Backup area and click 'Back Up Now'. However, this way only puts text messages and other files into a package and you can't view them one-by-one. If you want to transfer SMS from iPhone 6s to computer for viewing in the future, I suggest you try the following way:

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3 Steps to Transfer Text Messages from iPhone 6S to Mac/Windows

Mac iPhone Data Recovery is a tool that will scan your iPhone for all text messages and display them for you to save to your computer. Now, it has separate Windows and Mac version. You can download the trial version according to your computer operating system. Below, I will take how to transfer text messages from iPhone to Mac as an example to show you the simple steps to save text messages from iPhone to computer.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone with your Mac.

Click the Download button to download and install Mac iPhone Data Recovery on your Mac. After then, launch it. Connect your iPhone 6s with your Mac via its USB cable. Choose "More Tools" from the left side menu and then click "Device Data Backup & Export", which allows you to selectively export any data on your iPhone to Mac.

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Step 2. There you can check "Messages & Attachments" if you only want to export messages. This will save you some time. Then click the "Backup" button on the window to let the program scan for the text messages you want to transfer from iPhone 6s to Mac. It only takes you a few minutes to finish the process. Besides, during the process, you can see other data on your iPhone be sorted into category as well.

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Step 3. In the left sidebar, click "Messages" to preview all the text messages, including the deleted ones from your iPhone 6s. Just check the ones that you want to copy from your iPhone 6s to your computer and click the "Export to PC" button to save text messages from iPhone 6s to your Mac. You can also transfer text messages attachments from iPhone 6s to Mac by clicking "Message Attachments" in the left bar and checking the wanted attachments.

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