Backup iPhone Data
1.1 Backup iPhone Data
1.2 Backup iPhone Contacts
1.3 Backup iPhone Messages
1.4 Backup iPhone Notes
1.5 Backup iPhone iMessages
1.6 Backup iPhone Photos
1.7 Backup iPhone Apps
1.8 Backup iPhone Music

How to Backup Messages on iPhone

Backup Messages on iPhone

Sending messages has been a more and more important way for us to communicate with our family and friends. Thus, it will be a great pity once those messages got lost due to your iPhone broken, crashed; iOS update or your incautious deletion. In order to avoid this upset problem, you need to backup your messages on iPhone in time.

However, do you know how to backup your iPhone messages? Well, this post will recommend several easy and useful methods for you to solve this problem.

Part 1. How to Backup Messages on iPhone X/8/7

You can backup your massages via iTunes or iCloud. And those ways will be introduced in this article, too. But the only disadvantage of iTunes backup and iCloud backup is that you cannot access or view your backup files directly, including your messages backup. So we also recommend an alternative way for you to backup your iPhone messages to computer.

FoneLab - iOS Data Backup & Restore is a professional application for users to backup and restore data of iPhone, iPad and iPod Devices on computer. Certainly, you can use it to backup your iPhone messages on your PC or Mac, and selectively restore the message backup to your device. It is worth mentioning that this software is completely harmless to your iPhone, so you don't need to worry that your privacy will be leaked out. Come on! Let's learn how to backup your messages on iPhone with this great tool.

Step 1Download iOS Data Backup & Restore

Download and install iOS Data Backup & Restore, then open it on your computer.

Step 2Connect your iPhone 7/8/X with your computer

Connect your iPhone 7/8/X with your computer via USB cable. (This article below takes iPhone 7 as an instance.) Once connected successfully, this software will detect your message files in iPhone automatically. Then you can start the process of iPhone message backup.

Connect iPhone with Computer

Step 3Backup messages to computer

Enter the category management page by scrolling down or clicking the TAB, and you can preview the dialogue and choose what you want to backup.Then click the "To Computer" button. Now your iPhone messages have been backed upto the computer successfully!

Backup Messages to Computer

Step 4View the local backup of message data

When the whole process of backup is finished, you can check all the iPhone messages at the local backup files by clicking "View Now". Of course, it is convenient to export and restore the ones you selected to your mobile device or computer. Just click the button in the lower right corner of the screen, your messages can be recovered to your iPhone.

View Local Backup of Message Data

Part 2. How to Backup Messages on iPhonevia iTunes

iTunes is the software used to manage your apple device, like iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. One of its job is to backup your data to your computer, we call which iTunes backup. It does an excellent job. Your messages on iPhone will be backed up automatically as soon as iTunes back up your iPhone 7. As the article mentioned above, however, iTunes does not allow you to view your message backup. Here is the guide about backing up messages on iPhone7 with iTunes.

Step 1Make all the preparations

Before you start to back up your iPhone messages, do a full backup of your iOS device and turn off iCloud on your iPhone. Launch iTunes and plug in your iPhone to your computer via a data cable.

Turn On iTunes

Step 2Confirm the detail of the messages

Click the device button, then you will see the detailed information of your iPhone. Next hit the "This Computer "button in the backup section to back up your iPhone and messages to your computer.

Step 3Backup messages via iTunes

Click "Back Up Now" option and iTunes will start the backup process. You will be informed when the whole process is complete. Then hit the "Done" button. OK, you have finished the process of messages backup via iTunes successfully!

Backup Messages via iTunes

Part 3. How to Backup Messages on iPhonevia iCloud

iCloud Backup service can also help you to back up your messages on iPhone for future usage. It is a great tool and you can backup your messages, photos and videos via iCloud safely and securely. iCloud provides 5GB of store space for you to back up your iPhone data, including your messages. To sum up, it offers much convenience to you in the most updated way.

Please follow us and learn how to backup iPhone messages with iCloud. The whole operation can be done in your iPhone, so you don't have to use your PC or Mac.

Step 1Connect iPhone to WI-FI

Open your iPhone and connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi network. Make sure that the iCloud Backup has been turned on.

Step 2Tap the iCloud icon

And then click "Settings", find "iCloud" option and choose it. Then it will go to a new interface and you can see an option of "Backup".

Step 3Backup messages to iCloud

Hit the "Backup" button to back up your messages on iPhone to iCloud. If you don't want to continue this process, just click the "Cancel Backup" option.

Backup Messages to iCloud


Above is the whole content about how to backup your messages on iPhone.All those methods mentioned above can be operated without too much effort. But they do make convenience for you to save those messages.

Now that you have already learn those excellent ways to backup your iPhone messages, don't hesitate and go this show on the road! We believe you can handle it at fingertips!

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January 18, 2018 07:21 / Updated by to Back up iOS Data