Have backed up your iPhone data on your Mac iTunes from time to time and now just want to extract text messages from iTunes backup to iPhone or Android device? Backuptrans iPhone Android SMS Transfer + for Mac can help you easily extract SMS messages from iTunes backup on Mac to iPhone or Android. No jailbreak/root required. The following article will show you how step by step:
Install the software on Mac and run it
Install and run Backuptrans iPhone Android SMS Transfer + for Mac on your Mac.
Step1: Extract SMS messages from iTunes backup to local database
1) Click the Local Database list icon.
2) Go File -> Import SMS from iTunes Backup to Local Database.
Tip: Or you can right click the Local Database list icon and then choose "Import SMS from iTunes Backup to Local Database".
Step2: Select one iTunes backup info
Choose an iTunes backup in the list and then click Confirm to continue.
Step3: Select a database on Mac to save messages
Select a database on Mac to save text messages. To ceate a new database, simply enter a new database name. Click Confirm to continue.
Step4: Connect iPhone/Android to software
Connect your iPhone/Android to Mac with USB cable. Then the software will find device connected and show it on the left Devices list.
Note: Before you run the software, please make sure you have installed iTunes 10.0 or above on your Mac 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 device has USB debugging enabled first and was connected to Mac in "Charge Only" mode.
Step5: Transfer text messages from Mac database to iPhone or Android
Now you can transfer text messages from Mac database file to iPhone or Android with ease.
How easy and fast! With Backuptrans iPhone Android SMS Transfer + for Mac, you can also transfer and move text messages from your iTunes backup to an Android or iPhone any time you want.