Have backuped your iPhone data with your iTunes on Mac and now want to extract and transfer SMS to iPhone from iTunes backup file? You can use Backuptrans iPhone SMS Transfer for Mac to transfer SMS from iTunes backup on Mac to your iPhone, either new or old iPhone. The following article will show you the detailed steps:
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: Run software on Mac and connect iPhone
Install and run the Backuptrans iPhone SMS Transfer for Mac on your Mac computer.
Step2: Import SMS from iTunes backup to local database
1) Click the Local Database list icon.
2) Go File -> Import SMS from iTunes Backup to Local Database.
Tip: Or you can right click the Local Database list icon and then choose "Import SMS from iTunes Backup to Local 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 messages
Select a database to save messages. Or, simply enter a new database name to ceate a new database. Click Confirm to continue.
The messages from iTunes backup are saved in the database file.
Step5: Connect iPhone to transfer SMS to iPhone
Now you can connect your iPhone to Mac and transfer SMS to your iPhone from the database with ease. Please refer this guide on how to transfer SMS to iPhone from Mac database.
How easy and fast! With Backuptrans iPhone SMS Transfer for Mac, you can transfer SMS from iTunes backup to your iPhone without any data loss.