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Accessing iphone text messages on a PC

by TripTripTrip / August 19, 2011 4:23 AM PDT


I am a relatively new iphone user. I'm using an iphone 3 at the moment and plan to upgrade to the 5 when it comes on the market.

I've got lots of questions about many things iphone!

My first question is about text messages. I know that text messages are automatically backed up each time I sync my phone to my PC, which is running Windows XP Pro, SP3. My question is, how can I access those messages on the PC? I would like to copy some of them into a WP document.

Thanks for your help,


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The first hit was this link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 19, 2011 4:41 AM PDT
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by TripTripTrip / August 20, 2011 5:56 PM PDT

I just saw your message this morning.

Thanks so much for the information, I'll track down something that lets me querry an sql database.

I can't believe there isn't an easier way!

Thanks again for your help


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I should have just googled my question, sorry
by TripTripTrip / August 20, 2011 6:04 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks!

I see there are easier ways, they just aren't free Grin

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I clicked on the Windows link from my first link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 21, 2011 6:40 AM PDT
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(NT) Thanks!
by TripTripTrip / August 21, 2011 1:14 PM PDT
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