If you backup your iPhone data on your Mac iTunes from time to time, you can use Backuptrans iPhone SMS + MMS Extractor for Mac to copy iPhone SMS/MMS from iTunes Backup onto your Mac with ease. Then you can view, export or print the messages on Mac. The following article will show you the detailed solution step by step:
Note: Before you run the software, please make sure you have installed iTunes 10.0 or above on your Mac and turned off "iCloud Backup" on your iPhone. Also, you need to enter correct passcode on iPhone if your iPhone is protected with a passcode.
Step1: Install and run the software on Mac
Install and run Backuptrans iPhone SMS + MMS Extractor for Mac on your Mac computer.
Step2: Copy iPhone SMS MMS from iTunes Backup to Mac
1) Click the Local Database list icon.
2) Go File -> Import SMS + MMS from iTunes Backup to Database.
Tip: Or you can right click the Local Database list icon and then choose "Import SMS + MMS from iTunes Backup to Database".
Step3: Select one iTunes backup info
Choose an iTunes backup in the list and then click Confirm to continue.
Step4: Select a database to save SMS MMS messages
Select a database to save SMS MMS messages. Or simply enter a new database name to ceate a new database. Click Confirm to continue.
How easy and fast! Now you can view, export or print iPhone SMS MMS on Mac easily with Backuptrans iPhone SMS + MMS Extractor for Mac. Extracting attachments from iPhone MMS to Mac is also supported.