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How to Save MMS Files on iPhone to a Computer

How can I save a very long MMS history to my computer?

I have a long MMS history on my iPhone. When I plan to save all of them to my computer, the attachments (most of them are pictures) can't be fully loaded, so that I can't save them to the camera roll before I transfer them to my computer. How can I save all the MMS files on my iPhone to the computer? Please help!

If all your MMS are still on your iPhone, there are two ways for you to save those MMS to computer, including attachments. One is directly scanning your iPhone to save the MMS files to computer, and the other is extracting your iTunes backup to get them out.

No matter which way you prefer, you can choose to use Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac). Both of them allow you to save iPhone MMS files to computer in either way mentioned before. They support iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, and iPhone 3GS. Besides exiting MMS on your iPhone, Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS can let you recover deleted MMS on your iPhone. Just download the free trial version to have a try at first. You can preview them before saving them to your computer.

Download the trial version of the program below for free:

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Next, let's check how to save iPhone MMS to computer in two ways below. Take the Windows version as an example. If you're a Mac user, you also can complete the work in similar steps.



Part 1: Directly scan and save MMS files from iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS

Step 1. Run Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS and connect your iPhone to the computer

Let's try Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows) together. Run it on your computer after the installation, and connect your iPhone. Then you'll see the main window below.

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Step 2. Scan your iPhone for data on it

You can simply click "Start Scan" on the main window. The program will move forward to scan your iPhone as follows. You also can go to the advanced mode to get a deeper scan for your iPhone by clicking on the "Advanced Mode" at the bottom, if you want to.

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Step 3. Preview and save iPhone MMS to your computer

During the scan, you can preview what have found in the scan result. When you've found your wanted data, you can pause or stop the scan. When the scan completes, all found data are classified into categories.

For MMS, you can preview them by clicking "Messages". Then you can view the full content. If you want to save the MMS attachment separately, you can check "Message Attachments". All of them are there. Mark what you want and click "Recover" to save them to your computer with one click.

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Note: In this way, the program also finds recently deleted MMS. If you want to separate them, you can use the button on the top: Only display the deleted items.

Download the trial version of Wondershare Dr.Fone below for free now:

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Part 2: Extract iTunes backup to save MMS on iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS

Step 1. Backup your iPhone with iTunes

First of all, run iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone to back it up with iTunes. After doing it, you need to exit iTunes on your computer. The iTunes backup file is unreadable. Next, you need to extract it.

Step 2. Extract your iTunes backup

When you run Wondershare Dr.Fone on your computer, click "Recover from iTunes Backup File" on the top of the main window. Then you'll see the window below. All your iTunes backup files on the computer are found and listed there. Choose the one with the latest date for your iPhone and click "Start Scan" to extract the content in it.

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Step 3. Preview and save iPhone MMS to your computer

The scan will consume you a few seconds. After that, you'll get a scan result, which is the same as the one you get through the first way. Clicking "Messages", you can preview the whole content of your MMS. Clicking "Message Attachments", you can separately save MMS attachments on your computer. Just mark what you want and click "Recover" to save them all on your computer with one click.

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Download the trial version of Wondershare Dr.Fone below for free now:

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