How To Only Backup Messages And Voice Memos To Computer?


“I’m upgrading my iPhone 4S to an iPhone 6, but I would like to save my text messages and voice memos. Should I back up my data using iTunes or iCloud (or something else) iPhone 4S”

The above was extracted from Apple community and this user wanted to backup only messages and voice memos from his iPhone 4S. So can this be finished by iTunes or iCloud? Yes, iTunes or iCloud can back up all data from your iPhone including messages and voice memos, but if you want to only backup messages and voice memos to computer, I am afraid iTunes or iCloud doesn’t work. Here, let me introduce how to only backup messages and voice memos to computer. 

In order to only backup messages and voice memos to computer, in other words, backup your iPhone data selectively, you need a third party software named as iFonebox to help. iFonebox is a professional and powerful iOS data recovery tool which is able to recover deleted data like contacts, messages, notes and others from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch directly. Of course, iFonebox is supportive to extract and restore lost data from your iTunes or iCloud backup. Plus, you can use iFonebox to back up data from your iPhone to computer selectively. How? Keep reading.

How to only back up messages and voice memos to computer?

It is necessary for you to download and install iFonebox for the first step. There are two versions optional: Windows version and Mac version. Of course, you can use the free trial version (Win and Mac) in advance. Next, you can follow the 3 simple steps here:

  1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device. Don’t forget to connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable.
  2. Scan messages and voice memos from your iPhone.
  3. Preview and select what you need to backup. After selecting the messages and voice memos you need, just click Recover to PC and all the data will be transferred to the computer in a folder.


This is the whole process to backup your messages and voice memos to computer selectively. Quite convenient and functional.

With iFonebox, you can not only recover your iPhone or iPad deleted data, but back up data from your iDevice selectively. Well done.


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