iFonebox is a professional iTunes backup extractor and best iOS data recovery tool, which could help iPhone/iPad/iPod users to recover deleted iOS data include Photos, Contacts, SMS, Notes, call historys, etc, It also can access and extract iOS data from iTunes backup. This article will show you how to access and export iPhone text messages. Now please follow the steps below to start retrieve SMS text from iPhone backup
Note: Here taken Mac version as an example, windows user can take similar steps as below
Step 1. Scan iTunes backup
Launch iFonebox and you’ll get the interface below. Please select the “Recover from iTunes backup” mode, if you didn’t have backup file or want to directly scan your iPhone to retrieve deleted message, please choose mode ”Recover from ios device”
Here all your iTunes backup files will be found and displayed. Select the one for your iPhone/iPad and hit on “Start Scan” to scan and retrieve texts in iTunes backup
Step 2. Preview and export text messages in iTunes backup
After scanning finished, all files in iTunes backup are extracted including camera roll, contacts, messages, call history and so on. You are allowed to preview the contents of all files. Then move your mouse to “Messages” and tick off those you want to export by clicking “Recover” button. Then select a folder to save these message on your computer as readable files.