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Old Sep 18, 2012, 03:31 AM   #1
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Any program on mac to transfer messages?

i want to not have to restore for backup on the new one but there are a few messages id like to have at least on my computer. Any way to do this?
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 03:49 AM   #2
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Hope I'm getting you right.

Just copy the folder 'iChats' in your documents folder.
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 04:04 AM   #3
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I use PhoneView. so far so good at copying everything from iphone to computer
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 02:06 AM   #4
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Any program on mac to transfer messages

I'm not sure if this is what you want, but I use iMacsoft iPhone SMS to Mac Transfer to transfer my SMS to Mac as a txt file(.txt file).If you want to learn more about it there's a step by step user guide on How to transfer or backup SMS from iPhone to Mac
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to Mac
Step 2: Click "SMS" icon in the iPhone list. Several minutes later, all messages in iPhone are displayed in the interface.
Step 3: Check and find out the SMS you want to transfer, then click "Export the checked to local" button. Immediately, you can look through all iPhone SMS you transfer as .txt format in the Mac desktop.
That's all.
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Old Jan 3, 2013, 10:20 AM   #5
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I use the SMS Export app and it works great.
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Old Apr 26, 2013, 01:36 PM   #6
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iExplore. It also gives you the option of exporting to a txt or PDF file, pretty cool. You can also export every MMS photo someone has ever sent you into individual folders.
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Old May 4, 2013, 12:10 PM   #7
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Old May 15, 2013, 06:39 PM   #9
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iCloud does not feature sms syncing as far as I know, so this is not possible.
Phoneview and it does more. Have used it for about 5 yrs now
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Old Jul 26, 2013, 03:54 AM   #10
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I just did a quick Google search. Well, there are few software programs availbale to transfer iPhone SMS to computer as a text or pdf format, such as iPhone messages transfer, copytrans etc.
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