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How to save iPhone SMS to Mac or PC??

  • 25 Oct 2015

It is very easy to Backup iPhone text messages to computer using SMS Export plus app.


  1. Download SMS Backup software frome the below page
  2. Install the program in your computer
  3. Run/Open the SMS Backup progam in computer
  4. If your computer have already exisiting iPhone/iPad backups, then you can see them in the list as shown in below

    You don't see any listed device? then take Manual backup of your iOS device and Run the program again. Refer this article to know how to take manual backup

    iTunes Backup



  5. Select the Device from which you want to save text messages and click "Next" button
  6. There you can see list of messages as shown in below screen.

    iTunes Backup


    Messages can be filtered based on contat name or number. Click on "SAVE" button to save messages to computer

  7. Backup files will be saved in Excel,PDF and HTML formats at the selected destination folder

As you might know, you can backup your iPhone with iCloud. However, doing so will not save the file you need to extract, on your computer. To use any SMS Backup tools, you need to take Backup to your computer instead of iCloud.

Have questions that aren't addressed here? Please visit our support page for SMS Export Plus FAQ. Feel free to contact us if your problem persists.

Watch this demo video