How to Transfer Text Messages to New iPhone X
With the release of the iPhone X only weeks away, everyone is just waiting for their chance to get their hands on one. In fact, a lot of people are already looking into data transfer so that when they get their brand-new iPhone X, they can transfer text messages to new iPhone X as well as their photos and any other personal data that is stored on their old iPhone. A lot of people choose to use either iTunes or iCloud simply because it’s convenient to do so, but this can result in data loss and even data corruption, which is why we recommend looking into some of the other methods that we are going to be explaining to you below.
Part 1. Using iMyFone D-Port Pro to Transfer Text Messages to New iPhone X
The first method that we are going to show you is how you can use iMyFone D-Port Pro to transfer your text messages from your old iPhone straight onto your new iPhone X. This method isn’t difficult, takes less than a few minutes, and allows you to restore text messages selectively. Why use iTunes or iCloud which overwrites all of your text messages when you can use this method to do so selectively?
Simply follow our short guide below, and you’ll learn how to transfer message to new iPhone X in just a few short minutes.
Step #1 – Start by downloading iMyFone D-Port Pro on your computer and installing it as instructed.
Step #2 – Once installed, launch iMyFone D-Port Pro and connect your old iPhone using the appropriate lightning cable.
Step #3 – After your device has been connected, click on the “Back Up & Export from Device” tab on the left panel, then click on the “Back Up Messages” feature to begin.
Step #4 – You will now be taken to a display which will tell you everything that you need to know about the “Back Up Messages” feature. Once you’ve read everything, click on the “Back Up” button.
Step #5 – The backup should only take a few minutes and once it is complete, click on “OK” to proceed. Following this, click on the “Restore Backup to Device” tab from the left panel.
Step #6 – This will show you all of the backups which have been taken using iMyFone D-Port Pro. Locate and select the backup which you had just taken and click on “Next” after doing so.
Step #7 – iMyFone D-Port Pro will quickly scan the selected backup and afterward, you will be able to view all of the text messages which were stored in it.
Step #8 – Take a minute to select all of the text messages that you want to have transferred (or check the “Select All” box at the top), and click on “Restore“.
Step #9 – During the restoration process, don’t disconnect your device as this risks losing data. After less than a minute, you will have successfully used iMyFone D-Port Pro to transfer text messages to new iPhone X.
With this incredibly easy method, transferring data between iOS devices has never been easier and as you can see, being able to transfer data selectively isn’t as difficult as it would be if you were to use either iTunes or iCloud. Save yourself the hassle of these services and instead use iMyFone D-Port Pro!
Part 2. Using iMyFone D-Port Pro to Transfer Text Messages to New iPhone X from a Backup File
Next, we are going to discuss the method that will allow you to transfer messages to new iPhone X from a backup file. This can be useful for anyone who has lost their old iPhone but has taken a backup of their data beforehand as it prevents you from losing any of your personal data.
Step #1 – Start by launching iMyFone D-Port Pro and connecting your new iPhone X with the appropriate USB cable.
Step #2 – Once the program as loaded, click on the “Restore Backup to Device” tab from the left menu.
Step #3 – From here, you will be shown all of the backups that you have taken using either iTunes or iMyFone D-Port Pro. Select the backup file that contains your text messages and click “Next“.
Step #4 – Next, you will be given the option to selectively restore or full restore. Click on “Restore Partial Backup” and on the following display, select “Message” before clicking “Next“.
Step #5 – The backup will then be scanned, and after a few seconds, all of the text messages that are stored in the backup file will be shown. Take a minute and either select the text messages that you want to be transferred or check the “Select All” box at the top of the screen.
Step #6 – After selecting the specific text messages that you want to have restored, click on “Restore” and after a few minutes, you will be able to view the text messages on your new iPhone X.
This is a similar method to the previous method although nonetheless, it’s effective and helps you to transfer text messages to new iPhone X with as little hassle as possible.
Part 3. Using iMyFone D-Port Pro to Transfer All Data
In this final method, we are going to show you the steps that you need to take so that you can use iMyFone D-Port Pro to transfer all of the data from one iPhone to another. This is a step up from the previous methods but is not difficult at all!
Step #1 – Launch iMyFone D-Port Pro on your computer and connect your old iPhone using a lightning cable.
Step #2 – After the program is loaded and your device has been detected, click on the “Back Up & Export from Device” feature from the left menu.
Step #3 – On the menu that you are now shown, click on “Export Data“. Read the information that is shown before clicking on “Back Up“.
Step #4 – The program will now take a full backup of your iOS device and once it’s complete, click “OK“.
Step #5 – Next, disconnect your old iPhone and now connect your new iPhone X.
Step #6 – Once iMyFone D-Port has detected your device, click on “Restore Backup to Device” and select the backup which you have just taken. Click “Next” to proceed.
Step #7 – You’ll be shown some brief information about the process; simply click “Next” and after a few minutes, the backup will be restored to your iPhone X.
Why limit yourself just to transferring text messages? This method allows you to transfer all of the data from one iPhone to another in just a few minutes, and retains all of the data that is transferred without the risk of corruption or data loss – it’s that simple!
Features of iMyFone D-Port Pro
Before we wrap things up, here are some of the other features that you get access to on top of being able to transfer text messages to new iPhone X.
- Selectively Transfer Data. This is the biggest feature that this program includes which neither iTunes or iCloud does. With this feature, you don’t have to waste time transferring data that you don’t want and you can select the specific data that you want to be transferred over to your new iPhone X.
- Preview Your Backups Before Restoring. Similarly, you are able to see all of the data that is stored in one of your backups before you restore it to your iPhone. This prevents you from restoring data that you don’t want to be transferred, which you don’t have any need for, and which will fill up your storage space unnecessarily.
All in all, transferring data and finding out how to transfer text messages to new iPhone X doesn’t have to be a difficult task. In fact, with the help of iMyFone D-Port Pro, it’s a lot easier to transfer your data than it is if you were to use iTunes or iCloud. Not only can you use this program for transferring your text messages to your new iPhone X but you can use it for transferring any of your iOS data, so why not make your life easier and use a program that’s quick and easy to use? If you don’t already have a copy of this program installed on your computer, make sure that you check it out as soon as possible.