“For some reasons, I need to save iMessages on my iPad. I am looking for the solution preferably, is there any suggestions for help me?”
Messages is one of the most commonly used app on iPad. Some people used it to contact with their work partner while some use it to contact with friends and family. The more use of iPad iMessages, the more important it will contain. That means it is important to backup iMessages on your iPad. When it comes to backup iPad iMessages, there are some solutions can make it. Follow this tutorial to get familiar with these methods to save iMessages on iPad.
Method 1: Save iMessages on iPad with iTunes
When you make the backup in iTunes, these iPad iMessages will be backed up as well. Follow below steps to make the backup of iPad iMessages in iTunes.
Step 1. Open iTunes and plug in your iPhone to your computer. Click the device button.
Step 2. Under Summary, you will see your iPhone info. In the Backups section, click on Back Up Now. iTunes will start backing up your iPhone as well as text messages.
Method 2: Save iMessages on iPad with iCloud
Another way that Apple provides you to backup data is iCloud. Just like iTunes, iCloud backup also will contain iPad iMessages. You can make the iCloud on your iPad directly.
Step 1. Connect your iPad with Wi-Fi.
Step 2. Go to Settings> iCloud> Backup
to turn on iCloud Backup.
Step 3. Tap on Back Up Now to start the backup.
iTunes and iCloud backup will not allow you preview the backup data. There data stored in iTunes are in SQLite database form. You can not open up that file except with a SQLite editor or a special third-party tool.
Then is there another way that not only can backup iMessages on iPhone Pro/Air/Mini, but also allow you to preview these backup iMessages on your computer? Absolutely yes! Below is the best way.
Method 3: Save iMessages with iRefone
is the best iOS manager to backup data, recover deleted or lost data on iPhone, iPad and iPod.
- It helps you to save and backup text iMessages on iPad in scv and html format which allows you to preview them on your computer or for other usages.
- It supports to the latest iOS 10 and all iPad devices including iPad Pro/Air/Mini.
- It is able to allow you access and extract iPad iMessages from iTunes and iCloud backup.
Download the software to start backing up iMessages on iPad.
Step 1. Launch iRefone and connect iPad with computer. Click “Start” button.
Step 2. Choose Messages category to scan your iPad and click on “Recover to PC” to save these text messages on your computer.