How Do I Get My Texts Off Before Restoring iPhone?

I want to restore my iPhone to its factory settings so that I can sell it. And I need to get texts off first. How do I do it? Can anyone help me please? Thank you so much for instructing me how to get my texts off before I restore!

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You may want to get texts off before restoring iPhone for many reasons. What you need to do is first import the data to your computer that you don’t want to lose, then restore your iPhone as new. We all know that restoration will erase all the data and settings on your phone. Since we cannot only back up messages through iTunes, thus we can find and use some applications for doing so. There are many data recovery programs can do that job on the market. But iFonebox will be the best one which can help you easily save texts before you restore.

The following are the reasons why you should choose this particular tool over others:

  • It has a clear and user-friendly interface and very easy to use
  • Can be used to back up/recover up to 17 kinds of data including contacts, notes, call logs, safari history, photos, voice memos, etc.
  • The preview function makes selectively restore data as easy as pie
  • Apply to almost all kinds of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
  • 100% security guarantee
  • It can also be used to extra data from an iTunes/iCloud backup file

Here’s how to use iFonebox to download text messages before restoring it to factory settings. Before we start, it’s necessary to install the application on your computer. It has two different versions, you should make sure to download the correct version for your computer.

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Step one: Launch iFonebox

Connect your iPhone to the computer, in this interface, you’ll see “Next” in blue area, click it to continue. It’s necessary to enable the flight mode and keep the USB cable connected stable during the progress.

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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: Extract data

Now you can recover the messages you want from backup, choose the items you want to restore and click the “Recover to pc” button.

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