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    Post how Can I backup my sms in my iphone to pc

    I'm running a Jailbroken iPhone, Is there a program either on the app store, or Cydia that will allow you to save your messages onto your computer in plain text, excel or any other format so you can delete them from the phone, and keep them on your PC?
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    Default Re: how Can I backup my sms in my iphone to pc

    Well, of course you could just email them to yourself I suppose.
    However, I did a quick la google and here from the Apple Support forums is this-



    Also found a youtube video about backing up SMS


    Hope those help.
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    Default Re: how Can I backup my sms in my iphone to pc

    thanks
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    Actually, there are some programs for jailbroken iPhones, I believe, but I don't think you need to go even that far -- desktop apps such as TouchCopy can connect to your iPhone from your PC and simply copy the SMS messages off that way. In think TouchCopy creates HTML files for the messages, with images separated out as individual files. Other apps may offer more or different options -- PhoneView for example, although Mac only, provides options for PDF, CSV and delimited text export.
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    Default Re: how Can I backup my sms in my iphone to pc

    Quote Originally Posted by kevin smith 619 View Post
    PhoneView for example, although Mac only, provides options for PDF, CSV and delimited text export.
    I use PhoneView. Love it. It allows me to declutter my iPhone and keep my memory usage down.

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    Default how Can I backup my sms in my iphone to pc

    iPhone Explorer is another program that will export SMS.
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    Default how Can I backup my sms in my iphone to pc

    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    iPhone Explorer is another program that will export SMS.
    How good is it?


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    Default how Can I backup my sms in my iphone to pc

    Haven't used it myself, it's just one if those programs that can be used to get some stuff off the phone without a jailbreak.
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    Thanks ^


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    Default how Can I backup my sms in my iphone to pc

    I think iExplorer can do that... I'm not sure though.

    But as far as apps, I don't know.. Try iExplorer. Just Google it: "iExplorer"

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