How to Export Text Messages from iPhone 7/7 Plus to Excel

Since it is been a long time that users have used their iPhone 7, have you noticed that there are too much text messages and iMessages in your message box? Too much information contains and you are not able to find the valuable one, thus we suggest you to transfer those messages from iPhone to computer as excel. Besides, it can also help users to better manage their messages for backup/edit/print.

Part 1: Directly Backup iPhone 7 Messages to Excel from iPhone Device
Part 2: Export iPhone 7 Text Messages from iTunes Backup
Part 3: Save iPhone 7 Messages from iCloud Backup File

In order to help you better and quickly export text messages from iPhone 7/7 Plus without any data loss, here we highly recommend you to have a try by using UltData, a reliable SMS to excel export tool that allows you to transfer SMS/MMS from iPhone/iTunes/iCloud to computer. Actually, it is an iPhone Data Recovery software that recovers not only messages, but also contacts, photos, videos, and more on iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s/5.

Part 1: Directly Backup iPhone 7 Messages to Excel from iPhone Device

Run the program and you will see the interface below, for that you want to backup text messages in your iPhone 7, thus you can only check the "Message & Attachment" selection and click "Scan".

iphone 7

After seconds of waiting, you them will see a list of information, choose "Messages" and you will be able to see all the messages in your iPhone 7 including those deleted ones.

preview messages

Prior recovery, you can click Settings button to select an output format and output path. The default is .xls, and you can change to .txt or .xml format.

output setting

Check "Messages" in the text content recovery list and click "Recover" and your messages will be transferred as excel, save the file to the path you like.

Part 2: Export iPhone 7 Text Messages from iTunes Backup

From the top menu of UltData you can also find an option named "Recover from iTunes Backup Files", click it and the program will automatically list the iTunes backup files in your PC/Mac. Choose one you want to export text messages from and you will see like below.

iphone messages

You are also able to check and preview the messages from your iPhone 7 iTunes backup. Choose those you need and click recover to save.

Part 3: Save iPhone 7 Messages from iCloud Backup File

For lots of users who like to keep iCloud backup file, this method can be kind of easy to handle. Just choose the third feature of UltData, and you are required to enter your Apple ID and password.

recover iphone data

After choose target iCloud backup file and scanning you will also see the interface like before. You should just select wanted messages and click "Recover" to keep.

That's all about how to transfer text messages from iPhone 7 to computer, and these three methods can also be applied to iPhone 7 Plus/SE/6s/6/5s/5 as well as iPad/iPod and the newest iPhone 8/X.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iOS Manager Follow @Jerry Cook