How To Transfer Some Selected Texts From One iPhone To Another?

I would just like to transfer a few Notes from an iPhone X to an iPhone Y. I don’t want to do a Restore to Y from a Backup of X, as this would transfer everything from X to Y, and would erase whatever is currently on Y. Is there a way to transfer some selected texts from one iPhone to another? Something like extracting them from a read-only backup archive? Thanks in advance.

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We all know that Apple doesn’t provide us a way to transfer selected texts from one device to another, you need to restore the new device from the backup of the old device. However, how do you determine if the texts you need are in the backup? Is it worth getting rid of all the data on your new iPhone for a few text messages? Don’t be panic, here is a workaround that can solve the problem if you turned iFonebox for help.

Here’re some main features of iFonebox:

  • Selectively transfer up to 17 kinds of data like contacts, photos, videos, texts, reminders, etc.
  • All the instructions are very easy and it saves a lot of time
  • You can also download the data from iTunes/iCloud backup to your computer
  • Compatible with almost all kinds of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
  • It offers the free trial version so you can consult the detailed information from your backup

In addition to moving some target texts from one iPhone to another, it also can be used as a reliable iOS data recovery tool. With three powerful working modes, you may have a great chance to get the missing data back whether you have a backup or not. It will show you all the recoverable data after the scan. You can choose the target data to restore and this progress will not wipe out the current data on your device. Sounds cool, right?

It is one of the best software available and fully compatible with both Windows and Mac systems. It’s necessary for you to download the suitable version for your computer. Next we will show you the detailed instructions to help you easily extract some specific data from one iPhone to another.

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Step one: Launch iFonebox

Connect your new device to your computer and choose Recover from iTunes Backup File, you’ll see all backups you have listed in the interface, choose the right backup, then click “Select” button to begin.

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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.


Step three: Recover data

Now you can recover the data you want from backup. Choose the items you want to restore and click the “Recover to device”.

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