“I need a reliable way to backup the text messages file on my iPhone 7 before performing the iOS 11 update on it. Is there an easy way to complete it?” – Patrick
Text messages are important forms of communication with family, loved ones, friends and others. Backing up your iPhone regularly is a good way to prevent data loss due to iOS update, jailbreak, mistakenly delete or other unexpected situations. You can backup text messages on iPhone via iTunes or iCloud. However, you have no way to backup or restore text messages via iTunes/iCloud only instead of the whole device files. So how to only save text messages on iPhone to computer? Besides iTunes/iCloud, we provides you a reliable way to backup text messages for iPhone before iOS 11 update safely.
Backup Text Messages for iPhone before iOS 11 Update
Phone Transfer enables you to backup and restore iOS data on the computer safely, including contacts, text messages, calendars, call logs, photos, music, videos, apps. You can easily use it to backup text messages for iPhone before iOS 11 update. What’s more, you can also use it to restore backup to your device on the computer completely. What’s more, Phone Transfer allows to transfer files between two mobile device directly, supports to iOS devices, Android devices and Symbian device.
How to Backup Text Messages for iPhone before iOS 11 Update
Step 1. Run Phone Transfer and Connect iPhone
After installing Phone Transfer on the computer, run it and connect iPhone to the computer via USB cable. Select "Back up Your Phone" mode in the home page of Phone Transfer.
Step 2. Backup Text Messages for iPhone before iOS 11 Update
You should check all the files that you want to backup, for text messages backup, you should make sure "Text messages" are clicked, then click "Start Copy", and the Phone Transfer will automatically backup the selected text messages file from your iPhone to the computer.
You have backed up your iPhone on the computer before iOS 11 update safely with only two easy steps.