Sunday, January 15, 2012

How To Save Backup iPhone SMS To Computer

There is a time when you want to save your iPhone text message archive to computer, but you can't because the backup files stored in iTunes can not be transferred to your PC which leave you no choice but grumbling.

Lucky you because this post will bring you a tips to actualize your wish in saving your iPhone text message like SMS to your computer.

Save iPhone SMS To Computer
Anyway for some people saving iPhone SMS is not important, because they regard those files are useless. But not for other people. And let's do it.

First off do a backup your iPhone content to iTunes. After it is done, then head over to the folder path below based on your existing operating systems:

  • For Windows XP – C:\Documents and Settings\your_name_here\Application Data\
  • For Vista and Win 7 – C:\Users\your_name_here\AppData\Roaming
  • For Mac – User -> Library -> Application Support -> Mobile Sync -> Backup – > [ID]
Inside the folder you will see .mddata or .mdbackup, your text message archive is placed here. Then open the file with your preferred text editor. And you can save the file in the text editor containing the text messages to your computer.

Hope this post useful !


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