With the advent of technology, we have more than one means to stay up to date with the world around us. Even with all the modern communication mediums, text messages are still relevant at informing us about important events, even when there is no internet connection.
Messages on your PC or Mac might serve you well when you are using them, however, today everyone sports a smartphone and having messages on your iPhone is far more convenient than having the same on your Mac or PC. Naturally, you will want to save texts from PC to your iPhone and chances are that the methods to do so re quite a hassle.
In this guide, we will help you copy messages from PC to iPhone using three different methods. All three methods are tested to give positive results. You can decide which one suit your requirement the best after going through them all.
If you have been using Apple devices, then you will definitely be familiar with their cloud storage option called iCloud. The iCloud is used to save data of iOS and MacOS users. Hence you can use the iCloud to save your contacts, photos videos, etc. It is also the place where all your backups are stored.
But did you know that you can use iCloud to sync messages from PC to iPhone? All your messages, that you have on your PC or your iPhone will be synced with iCloud. So if you do not have the messages on your iPhone, you can just use your computer to send the messages to your iPhone using the iCloud backup storage.
However, some users disable the backup feature on their iPhone. If there is no backup on your iCloud account, this method will not work. You will have to either backup files manually or use the automatic backup to have the files ready to be used.
Let’s have a look at how you can the Transfer messages from PC/Mac to iPhone using iCloud Backup Storage.
Step 1 Download the latest version of iTunes in your Mac/Pc. We recommend downloading the app from the official Apple website.
Step 2 Install the software on your computer and launch the program. After you launch iTunes, connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB connection. The software will automatically detect your iPhone.
Step 3 Now you need to restore the latest backup file that you have made to iCloud. Click the option Restore Backup provided in the Backups column.
Step 4 This will bring up the following message to verify your phone. Click Restore.
Step 5 Wait for the Restoration process to be over.
And that is how you can use iCloud Backup Storage to save texts from PC to iPhone. Again, you must take into consideration that for this process to work, firstly, you need to have a backup in place.
Even though this method can help you backup files, there are some disadvantages to it that you should know about;
If you are not happy with the restriction that the first method puts in place, our second method helps you save texts from PC to iPhone without any restriction. The iSkysoft toolbox is a mobile management suite that has got everything covered, from file transfer to data recovery.
With dr.fone, we are not going to fiddle around with iTunes or iCloud. The software helps you to directly transfer data from your computer to your iPhone.
Users who have more than text files to transfer from Mac/PC to your iPhone will also find the software to be really helpful because it can transfer a whole lot of file option (videos, pictures, contacts, docs, etc)
Let’s go through the step by step procedure on how to sync message from Mac/PC to iPhone.
Step 1 Download the latest version of dr.fone from the official website.
Step 2 Install and launch the application on your computer. Connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB connection. Click on the option Transfer.
Step 3 Now you will be provided three options. Click on the third option Transfer Device Photos to PC.
Step 4 A new window will be shown where you can add files to be transferred. Click on Add file option.
Step 5 find the messages backup file on your Mac or PC. Generally, it will be located in the following destination ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.iChat/Data/Library/Messages. Add the file to the list.
Step 6 After you select the file, the transfer process will begin. Wait for it to end before unplugging your iPhone from the system.
And that is it! The chat file will be exported to your iPhone and now you can have the messages in your computer on your iPhone.
Like you just saw in the tutorial, iSkysoft File transfer can be used to transfer a host of files that are not just restricted to messages. You can use the transfer option to export images, music, videos, etc. Hence you have not just downloaded a one-trick software, you have a multi-featured software that makes your mobile experience even better.
MacOS has inbuilt support for iMessages and you can instruct your Mac to send the messages over your iPhone using iCloud. You can enable this feature within Mac and the criteria to enable this option is that you need to log in with your Apple ID on your Mac as well as your iPhone.
Let us help you through the whole process!
Step 1 Open the Messages app on your Mac
Step 2 Now go to preferences for Messages. Check the option Enable Messages in iCloud.
Step 3 In the same window, click Sync Now after you have completed Step 2.
Step 4 Now sign in to your Apple ID. You can find the sign in option at Settings → Sign in to your Device → Enter your Apple ID and password.
After a successful sign in, your iPhone will access data in the iCloud, and syncs messages from Mac to iPhone. As Apple ID is a crucial part of this process, if you do not remember your Apple ID or doesn’t have the same for the device, then this method will not work.
Saving texts from PC to iPhone can be done with both iCloud and the iMessage option. However, as we discussed, both have their share bit of disadvantages. If these shortcomings won’t affect you, then you can use them without any concern.
However, if you are looking for a method that always works, then iSkysoft is the one to choose! Make sure that you follow the steps perfectly to attain the results that you are after. Hope this guide helped in finding you the right solution.