1. smileyboy's Avatar
    how would I backup and view text messaging? I have 3 iphones i sync with my Macbook, I'd like to be able to have a app that I can store all my text in just in case I have to restore our iPhones.

    12-25-2009 06:48 PM
  2. Alli's Avatar
    Hey Josh! When you sync to iTunes, it syncs your sms. If you restore, it will restore your sms as well as everything else. Unfortunately, you have very little control over it. It could be yesterday...could be last week's.
    12-25-2009 07:13 PM
  3. smileyboy's Avatar
    LOL i know that. I want a way to see them on my mac. Kind of like Missing sync. I just don't think Missing sync is worth it.
    12-25-2009 07:56 PM
  4. Alli's Avatar
    If only we had TreoDesktop for the iPhone!
    12-25-2009 09:21 PM
  5. smileyboy's Avatar
    That means it would reset like a Treo too.... :P No thanks.
    12-25-2009 09:22 PM
  6. Alli's Avatar
    lol!! I don't see why we can't have it all!
    12-26-2009 09:05 AM
  7. big9erfan's Avatar
    If you're jailbroken there are ways you can copy of the SMS database. It's an SQLite database, there are a number of opensource/free viewers out there.

    If you're not jailbroken, you have to dig through your backup folders to find the SMS file.
    12-26-2009 02:17 PM
  8. martind81's Avatar
    You don't need a jailbreaked iphone! You can get your sms database from your iphone backup file. Try to do a search on that, I did it a few month ago!
    01-01-2010 09:27 AM
  9. IGoSlo's Avatar
    Without rewriting my addressbook database can anyone tell me how I can add a field to the existing database? I want to add "Individual Spicific" UISound's to contacts but have been unable to open a number of "Locked" tables.
    04-25-2010 07:26 PM
  10. Alli's Avatar
    Try using a 3rd party contact app. Many of them give you several additional fields.
    04-26-2010 06:10 AM
  11. IGoSlo's Avatar
    I thought about that Alli, and may have to go that way, but I would prefer to work with what's here. I guess it's for the " I can do this Thrill"... if you know what I mean... LOL
    04-26-2010 09:07 AM