Recently, many new smartphones are released. For many people, switching to a new phone is a very good choice. However, when owned a brand-new phone, the first thing you need to do is transfer your files including SMS text messages files from iPhone to your new smartphone, such as Android phone or the new iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7 Plus. To complete the task, you need to turn to a third-party iPhone Messages Transfer tool for help. I recommend you such a tool, which is called dr.fone – Switch, in the article. With the help of the tool, you can easily transfer your SMS text messages files from your old iPhone to the new smartphone. Besides SMS, you can also transfer other files including video, music, contacts and more from iPhone in just one click!
Here we offer you a free trial version of the dr.fone to have a try before you purchase it. Please install it on your computer and run it to bring up the starting window. I will show you steps to complete the task step by step. Just follow me to have a try now.
Step 1. Launch iPhone Messages Transfer tool & connect both devices to PC
When you bring up the starting window, please connect your two devices to your computer via two USB cables. The dr.fone program will detect your two devices immediately and then display them in the starting window.
If you want to empty SMS box of your destination phone, please tick “Clear data before copy”. If you don’t need, just let it alone.
Note: If you want to change the places of your source phone and destination one please click “Flip” to make a change.
Step 2. Copy SMS from iPhone to another smart phone
By default, all file types will be marked. If you want to transfer SMS messages only, please remove marks before other corresponding items by hand. After this, please click “Start Copy”, the program will start to transfer files for you automatically. When it finishes, hit “OK”. Just a few minutes later, you can check your SMS files on your new smartphone.
Note: You should make your two phones connected to your computer during the whole process.
The files that can be transferred will be different according to different devices:
- iPhone to Android transfer: contacts, text messages, calendar, videos, music and photos can be transferred.
- iPhone to iOS Devices: text messages, contacts, calendar, music, Videos and photos can be copied.
dr.fone – Switch not only transfer files from iPhone to other smart phone, but also supports files transfer from Android/Windows/iOS to iPhone in the same way. Just try it yourself right now.