If you backup your iPhone data on your iTunes from time to time, you can use Backuptrans iPhone SMS + MMS Extractor to extract iPhone SMS/MMS from iTunes Backup onto your computer. Then you can view, export or print the messages with ease. 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 computer 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 computer
Install and run Backuptrans iPhone SMS + MMS Extractor on your computer.
Step2: Extract iPhone SMS/MMS from iTunes backup to local database
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 computer easily with Backuptrans iPhone SMS + MMS Extractor. Extracting attachments from iPhone MMS to computer is also supported.