Want to back up iMessages on your iPhone or iPad to computer for better preservation? But don’t know how to download iMessage history to PC or Mac computer? Head to the tutorial below to figure it out.
One workable way to avoid iPhone iMessages loss due to wrong deletion, upgrade failure or restore error is to backup iMessages to PC or Mac computer. iTunes gives you chance to create a full backup containing iMessages for your iPhone to computer. But unfortunately, the content including iMessages in the iTunes backup is unreadable.
Here an excellent iTunes alternative – AnyTrans for iOS is strongly recommended, which enables you to only download iMessages to PC/Mac computer. And more importantly, you can view iMessage history before and after backing up iMessages to PC or Mac computer.
AnyTrans for iOS is a comprehensive iOS content management program, available to transfer various iOS files and data between iOS devices, between iDevices and computer, and manage your iTunes and iCloud backup in a safe and simple way.
Now to download iMessage history to PC, you need to firstly get AnyTrans for iOS installed on your Windows computer.
Step 1 Open AnyTrans for iOS on PC and plug in your iPhone or iPad. Scroll down to the category page to select and click on the Messages option.
Step 2 Click the Settings button. Select the output format for the iMessages you want to export to print, like HTML, TEXT or PDF, and click Select to set up output folder. Then click the Save button.
Step 3 Have a preview of the iMessages on your iPhone/iPad and select all or only what you want to download to PC. Click To Computer button to download your iMessage history to PC.
Step 4 Now you can view the iMessage history on PC that you just downloaded.
Except iMessages, AnyTrans for iOS also helps transfer text messages, music, photos, videos, contacts, notes and more between iOS devices, between devices and computer. Get AnyTrans for iOS to give it a shot. And if you have any doubt, write it down in the comments to let us know.
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