How to Transfer Text Messages and iMessages from iPhone to iPhone 7
Have decided to buy an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus and then copy messages from old iPhone to new iPhone 7? Read this post to quickly make it.
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Have you ever thought of upgrading your old iPhone to iPhone 7 (Plus) this autumn? If you plan to, you may wonder if there is a way to get some old but valuable messages to your new iPhone. So how to copy text message or iMessages from old iPhone to new iPhone 7?
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iTunes and iCloud May Be Not The Perfect Way
Most of users would like to copy contacts or some other files to their new Apple iOS device by using iCloud sync. But iCloud or iTunes doesn't allow you to sync messages between iOS devices.
Although messages can be saved to iTunes/iCloud backup and restored to your new iPhone 7, in the process of restoring, almost all data and setting (including something useless and large-sized) on your old device will be transferred to your new device. Sometimes, we don't want this happen.
So is there a way to transfer only messages between two iPhones?
Tool to Transfer Only Messages to iPhone 7
There is no doubt that new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus will be released with iOS 10 installed. And some transferring tools, such as AnyTrans, are now compatible with the newest iOS 10 and enables you to merge messages from old iPhone to new iPhone 7 without erasing data on both of your device, which is safe and easy. Absolutely, if you not only want to transfer messages, like photos, contacts, music, notes, calendar events and other iOS data, files also can be transferred to new iPhone directly.
How to Transfer Text Messages from Old iPhone to New iPhone 7
After downloading and installing AnyTrans on your computer, you can follow the below steps to easily transfer messages to your new iPhone 7.
Step 1. Connect your old iPhone and iPhone 7 to computer. And run AnyTrans. AnyTrans will analyze and scan data on your devices. Just select old iPhone name on the top and click "Merge Device" button, just like the screenshot shows.
Connect Old iPhone and iPhone 7 to AnyTrans – Step 1
Step 2. Select new iPhone 7 as a target iPhone. And click "Next".
Merge Data from iPhone 4s to iPhone 7 – Step 2
Step 3. Choose only "Message" to click "Next" to start your transferring.
Transfer All Messages from Old iPhone to iPhone 7 – Step 3
After merging, all text messages, iMessages, and attachments will be transferred to your new iPhone 7. And it won't erase any data on your new device.
The Bottom Line
The transferring time depends on how many messages you are going to move from old iPhone to iPhone 7/7 Plus. And please keep your devices connected to AnyTrans in the process of transferring.
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