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How to Transfer SMS & Contact from iPhone to Computer

2013-08-19 15:10:14 / Updated by to How to iPhone
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Have saved lots of meaningful SMS and Contacts in your iPhone which are blessing messages from your parents, friends and lover? They are too precious that you would like to keep them for a long time. Therefore, you have to back up them to computer. Or there are important SMS in your iPhone and you are worried that losing your phone leads to loss of important messages. So you have to transfer them from iPhone to computer. How to do that? iOS Transfer is your first choice to transfer contents to computer.
As a kind of professional software, iOS Transfer allows you to transfer SMS and Contacts from iPhone to computer with easy steps. Besides that, contents including music, videos, playlists and photos can be moved from iPhone to computer.
Free download the trial version from here.
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Steps to Transfer SMS and Contacts from iPhone to Computer

The following part will show you how to transfer SMS and Contacts from iPhone to computer step by step. Before that, please make sure you have already downloaded iTunes in your computer.
• Step 1: Install the apps and connect your iPhone to computer
After downloading the tool, install and launch it. Connect your iPhone with computer. Then the interface will show up like this. All contents in your iPhone are on the left-hand list, such as photos, playlist, Medias and Contacts.
iOS Transfer Main

• Step 2: Transfer SMS and Contacts from iPhone to computer
To transfer SMS to computer, you should click "SMS" on the left list, then tick off test messages you would like to export to. Click the triangle under "Export to". In the drop-down list, choose "Export selected SMS to computer" or "Export all SMS to computer".
When a file browser window pops up, choose a location to save these exported text messages on your computer.
Choose the format of these SMS, such as .xml format or .txt format. The .txt format is much better.
After that, your iPhone SMS start to be transferred conveniently.

To transfer Contacts from iPhone to computer, click "Contacts" to show the contacts on your iPhone memory card and accounts, like iCloud, Exchange and Yahoo!. Choose the contacts you would like to move to computer, and then click "Import/Export" > "Export Selected Contacts" or "Export All Contacts" > "to a Single vCard File" or "to Multiple vCard Files".
When a file browser window appears, find a location to save it.
Apart from vCard files, you can transfer contacts to Outlook Express, Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013, windows Live Mail and Windows Address Book.
If you would like to transfer contacts from iCloud Exchange, Yahoo!, etc to your computer, you should sign in the accounts in your iPhone first. Click "Settings" > "Mail, Contacts, Calendar" > "Add Account...".

Well Done! With the tool, it's so easy for you to handle transfer from iPhone to computer.
iOS Transfer (Mac) is fully compatible with iPhone 6/6 Plus, 5s/5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s and iPhone 4 that run iOS 8. Get a trial version and have a try.

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