SMS Export 4+

Patriza Dann

Designed for iPhone

    • 3.1 • 151 Ratings
    • $4.99

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Compatible with iOS 17!

Purchase this app with your iPhone and download the free desktop app from Make a backup with iTunes (Win) or the Finder (Mac)

IMPORTANT: DOWNLOAD THE LATEST DESKTOP APP from to be compatible with iOS 10!

SMS Export is the only WORKING solution available on the AppStore to copy SMS and iMessages from your iPhone/iPad to your PC or Mac, to be able to save and print them.

No need to configure TCP/IP or install on your computer "obscure" applications. On our website you can find all the easy-to-use software that you need.
Just download the free Desktop app from

Using the Complimentary Desktop App you can:
- Export the messages to an Excel File
- Export the messages to an HTML file
- Export the messages to CSV, TXT or EML.
- Select one or all contacts from your address book
- Sort the messages by date or number

iOS 10 ready!

- Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.11
- Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10
- iTunes 12

You also need to download the FREE application for your PC or MAC from:


Visit our site to download the full user guide a video tutorial.

- All iPhone models, iPads and iPods are supported
- iMessages and SMS can be exported

You'll need to backup your iPhone with iTunes on the same PC/Mac where you installed our Application! Encryption must be disabled.
You should temporarily disable iCloud just before using SMS Export. Then you can turn it on again.

Video tutorial here:

Go to for further information.

Only the text part of messages is supported. No Images.

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What’s New

Version 2.0.1

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Now compatible with iOS 11!

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
151 Ratings

151 Ratings

Jw564 ,

Does just what it says.

You have to install it on your phone, on iTunes on your PC, and download their application for the PC. Once you do this, it works exactly as they said it would. I searched for a while trying to find something to transfer my SMS files ok my phone to my PC and all the apps were $30 but this one did it for $5.

Also, I had difficulty with it recognizing that I purchased the app at first. I emailed the support staff and they responded in 53 minutes with a solution that helped me get past my problem.

I would definitely recommend this app if you are looking for a cheap way to get you texts from you phone to your computer. This won't be the prettiest looking app you work with and it may take a little extra work to set up by it gets the job done.

Ripa62 ,

Give credit where it’s due

This app does just what it says it does *(and if you see the verified ownership this one certifies as opposed to the other copy cat apps taking credit with no certification of ownership)*
This just literally extracted 4 years of texts messages that I’d thought I’d never get off of my phone for a legal matter.
what the heck is wrong with Apple? iMessage isn’t so convenient when you need to copy and paste an entire thread of texts to and from and if you’ve restored from a certain point your back up is set to the most recent date! How does that help in any which way???! You can’t download old iMessages either so I have to give this app, the true certified one via Apple, 5 stars because of its simplistic and easy to use step by step guide and the fair price in which is listed for not like those other apps where you’re required to have a MAC and also pay upwards of $50 to do just what this does for $7! Thank you!!!!!!

Missheatha ,

A little confusing but it works

Having lost my partner and getting a new phone, I needed a way of documenting our time together and not letting it go. This app was a savior that made my day and break down into tears once i succeeded. If you follow the steps, it works! Tho I ran into a couple hiccups, but emailed the company to get a response within 24 hours, which they included screen grabs and a better description as to what I was missing. Only thing I would suggest is letting the user know, to go into settings and allowing the app to do its thing. This was told to me later and had that been stated I never would of bothered the developer. But it’s all good, cause they did help, they wanted to help and I am 100% satisfied with getting the results I wanted for $5, as a posed to similar apps charging 50$+.
Thank you for developing this app, thank you for the affordability and thank you for being an actual human who replies to clients concerns.

App Privacy

The developer, Patriza Dann, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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