How to backup iPhone SMS with message attachment:

Supported OS: Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, Win 2000, etc.
                                 Mac OS X 10.9(Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

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Backup iPhone SMS (text message) to your computer

For privacy safe, Apple icloud does not allow users to backup there text messages on cloud server. if anything bad happen to your iPhone, such as get lost, jailbreak down, update download or deleted the sms by mistake, what should we do, restore our iphone from a previous backup? which may take a long time and can not garante retrieving back all sms. especially the deleted sms can not be got back through the way of restoration.

There must be an alternate way to resolve the problem. Here I recommend this iPhone SMS mate software, you can use it as a iphone sms recovery software to recover deleted sms, and use it as a iPhone sms backup software to backup you sms to your computer.

One thing keep in mind: Never save your data only in iPhone, you will regret when you lost your precious text message and can not find a way to retrieve it back, it is too late !

Step by Step Guide: How to backup iphone SMS on your computer and recover deleted sms on your iPhone ?

1. Download iPhone SMS mate and have it installed on your compupter:
This software support iPhone 3, 4, 5, 5s, 5c and ios 7 (or below)

app interface

2. Click "start scan", this step may take a few minutes determined by your iPhone's data size.

(make sure you have updated your itunes to the latest version. but it does not need to have itunes open. This iPhone SMS mate software support all models of iPhone that have ever developed, you can even use it to retrieve all your data backup from a dead iPhone via an iPhone USB).

3. after sucussfully scan your iPhone, you can see the following interface

after import

4. keep "messages" and "message attachment" checked, then click "recovery" button.

(if you only want to recover your deleted sms, please keep "only display the deleted item" button on.

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5. After successfully recovery the sms message, you can find under the folder like this:

output format

(iPhone sms mate store your backuped messages in the format of csv and HTML).

Keep in Mind: This software can help u do two things: one is backup all your sms to your local computer in the form of csv and html with message attachements, the other is help you recover the deleted sms from your iPhone and your itunes backup folder.