"Just get a new iPhone 5S but is there a way to copy text messages from my old Android Phone to my iPhone 5S? I want the messages in Messaging app, not just transferring in a text file or email." - Elizabeth.
Yes. Backuptrans Android SMS to iPhone Transfer is a good choice which can help you do it with ease. Moving from Android phone to the latest iPhone 5S must bring you a great excitement but there are also things you do want to keep. For example, the sms text messages on Android. Luckily, Backuptrans Android SMS to iPhone Transfer provides a good solution to transfer SMS Messages from Android to iPhone directly on computer. In a only few clicks, all your Android SMS Messages will be transferred and merged perfectly on iPhone 5S.
Step-by-step tutorial on how to transfer SMS Text Messages from Android to iPhone 5S:
Step 1: Run Backuptrans software on computer
Run Backuptrans Android SMS to iPhone Transfer and connect both your Android and iPhone 5S to computer with USB cable. Then the software will show them in the Devices list.
Note: Before you run the software, please make sure you have installed iTunes 11.0 or above on your computer and turned off "iCloud Backup" on your iPhone. Also, you need to enter correct passcode on iPhone if your iPhone is protected with a passcode.
Tip: If the software could not find your Android connected, please ensure the Android has USB debugging enabled first. Some Android devices require USB driver software to be installed on Windows in order to connect to a PC properly. If the driver software is not automatically installed by Windows, you can download and install custom USB driver software for your Android on your computer.
Or you can connect your Android to computer via WiFi.
Step 2: Transfer SMS Messages from Android to iPhone 5S
1) Click the Android in Devices list.
2) Turn to top toolbar and press "Transfer Android SMS to iPhone" button or go File -> Transfer Android SMS to iPhone.
Tip: Or you can right click the Android in Devices list and hen choose "Transfer Android SMS to iPhone".
Step 3: Select a target iPhone
Select iPhone 5S to save messages. Click "Confirm" to continue.
Note: Before you transfer SMS, please make sure you have disabled Find My iPhone on your iPhone 5S. See the following tutorial on how to disable find my iphone.
SMS Messages transferred successfully.
Step 4: Waiting for iPhone to restart and refresh messages itself
You will see all your SMS messages saved on your iPhone 5S after restarting it.
Note: If you have backed up SMS messages from Android to a database file on computer with Backuptrans Android SMS to iPhone Transfer, you can also transfer SMS from database backup file to iPhone 5S at any time you want, even without Android connected. Free download the program to computer and try now.
This software is a windows version. If you are using Mac, please use Backuptrans Android SMS to iPhone Transfer for Mac.
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