How To Move Texts From Previous iOS Device To New iPhone, iPad Or iPod touch?

By | February 24, 2018

I got a new iPhone and realized when I plugged it in to sync it that my previous iPhone didn’t fully sync to my computer. I unplugged it, assuming it would pick up where it left off, synced my old phone and then plugged it back in to restore from my old phone’s sync. It doesn’t give me the option and just syncs with iTunes. Is there a way to get my previous phone texts to sync to my new phone?

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If you’re going to move texts from previous iOS device to new device, you should make a backup of your old iPhone, then you can restore from that backup on the new iPhone. However, the complete procedure may be completed in a long time. And when there is no notification of activity, you may tend to think something has gone awry. What should you do in this situation? Just wait or restart the progress? Don’t be confused. Things will be much easier if you turn to iFonebox for help.

Let’s take a quick look at its main features:

  • Can be used to recover various types of data like contacts, photos, videos, voice memos, WeChat messages, WhatsApp chats, etc.
  • Provide three working modes for restoration: recover from iTunes backup, recover from iTunes backup, recover from iCloud backup
  • Quite easy to use and 100% safe
  • Available for all kinds of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
  • You can recover flexibly thanks to its preview function
  • Will not wipe out any current data on your new device

In addition to transferring texts from old device to new device, iFonebox is a handy back up tool. Since iCloud can only saves a limit amount of stuff and the full backup may take a couple of house, if you want to keep your backups local and under your control, it will be a great helper. It is one of the best software available and fully compatible with both Windows and Mac systems. It’s necessary for you to download the suitable version for your computer. Next we will show you the detailed instructions to help you easily migrate text messages from old iOS equipment to new one.



Step one: Launch iFonebox

Click Recover from iTunes Backup File, you’ll see all backups you have listed in the interface, choose the right backup, then click “Select” button to begin.

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Step two: Scan data

It will scan automatically after you click the “Messages” icon, it might take your some time, please wait patiently.

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Step three: Recover data

Now you can recover the data you want from backup. Choose the items you want to restore and click the “Recover to device”.



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