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How to Save Pictures from MMS on iPhone to a Computer

If you have lots of MMS on your iPhone, you may find that the attachments like pictures in the early MMS can't be fully loaded. It will be difficult to view them on your iPhone, even save them to your computer. When this happens to you, don't forget to back up your iPhone with iTunes first, though the iTunes backup file is unreadable and you can't take anything out of it. Anyway, it's a way to protect your data. Then find a way to save photos from MMS on your iPhone.

Two ways to save pictures from iPhone MMS

There are two ways for you to save MMS pictures from your iPhone, if you use Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac), which fully allows you to save photos from MMS on your iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS. Besides MMS, Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS lets you save messages, contacts, notes, camera roll and so forth from your iPhone to the computer.

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No matter you use choose the Windows version or the Mac version of Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS, the ways to save MMS pictures from iPhone are similar. Below, let's try the Windows version together.



Part 1: Directly save pictures from MMS on iPhone 6 Plus/6/5C/5S/5/4S/4/3GS to computer

Step 1. Install and launch the program on your computer

Install the program after downloading it, and then launch it on your computer. The primary window will show as follows.

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You also can switch to an advanced mode if you want. Just click the blue buttom at bottom of the window. Then you'll see the window below.

how to save photos from mms

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to enter the scanning mode

For the iPhone 6 Plus/6/5C/5S/5/4S users, you only need to click the "Start Scan" button to begin the scan. For other iPhone users, you need to enter the scanning mode after connecting your iPhone to the computer by following the way below:

1. Hold your device, and click "Start" on the window.
2. Hold the Power and the Home buttons on your iPhone at the same time for exactly 10 seconds.
3. Release the Power button when 10 seconds passed, but keep holding the Home button for another 15 seconds.

After doing it, the program will begin scanning your iPhone as follows.

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Step 3. Preview and save pictures from MMS on your iPhone

When the scan ends, you'll see a scan report on the window below. Here, all data found on your iPhone are classified well. For MMS, you can click "Messages" to preview the detailed contents. For only pictures from the MMS, you can choose "Message Attachments". Then choose what you want and save them on your computer by clicking "Recover".

save all pictures mms iphone

Note: In this way, the program also finds recently deleted MMS, including the attachments. 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 for iOS below for free now:

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Part 2: Extract iTunes backup to save photos from MMS on iPhone 6 Plus/6/5C/5S/5/4S/4/3GS

Step 1. Backup your iPhone with iTunes

If you choose this way, it relies on iTunes. You need to sync your iPhone with iTunes to make an iTunes backup on your computer. The backup can't be viewed, but you can view and use the content in it after extracting it.

Step 2. Extract your iTunes backup

After launching the Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS software, you must have noticed that there are two options on the top of the window. That's right. This time, let's try the other one: Recover from iTunes Backup File".

When you switch to the other option, the program will automatically find all iTunes backup files on your computer and display them as follows. Choose the one for your iPhone and click "Start Scan" to extract it.

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Step 3. Preview and save photos from iPhone MMS to your computer

When the scan is over, you'll get a scan report as follows. Actually, it's the same as the last step in the Part 1 above. You can preview all your MMS contents here by clicking "Messages" on the left side of the window. Only preview photos from MMS, you can choose "Message Attachments". Mark those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

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

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Further Reading

Recover deleted iPhone messages: This guide shows you how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone in different ways.
Recover iPhone contacts: You can recover deleted contacts without a backup on iPhone with 3 steps at ease.
Recover iPhone iMessages: You can recover deleted contacts without a backup on iPhone with 3 steps at ease.

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