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How to View Text Messages on iCloud from Computer

Every iPhone user can enjoy 5 GB free storage of iCloud, and iCloud will back up our iPhone messages automatically. With curiosity, I am wondering how to view iCloud text messages on my computer as many Apple users do. Here in this article, I will show you an easy way to check text messages on iCloud.

Text messages, as an alternative method to voice calls, is one of the most popular forms of communication. It is not an uncommon occurrence that our text messages may get lost due to various of reasons, like mistaken deletion, iOS update, jailbreak, device crash, and even the device damage or device get stolen.

Unfortunately, there is no easy way to retrieve only messages from an iCloud backup – you must restore the entire backup to your iPhone or another iOS device. This requires erasing your device and setting which may cause the data loss on your existed content.

Yes, with Apple iCloud service, every iPhone user get 5 GB of free storage on iCloud, and it will back up our iPhone messages automatically. But when it comes to view the messages on iCloud, we cannot just logging into icloud.com to check them. To check the iCloud text messages on your computer, we will need the help of an iPhone content manager, AnyTrans. It allows to access iCloud backup, and view the items, such as, messages, contacts, calendar, call history etc.

AnyTrans Main Features

1. Data-transfer: AnyTrans manages to transfer almost all the personal data and media files including music, videos, photos, contacts, messages and more to the computer.

2. Full-way transfer mode: AnyTrans enables users to transfer iOS contents from any iDevices to iTunes, to any computer or to iPhone, iPad and iPod.

3. iCloud-management: AnyTrans gives users the right to access iCloud backup by simply signing in Apple ID, and makes it easy to view and even selectively download backup to computer, including messages, notes, contacts, calendar, call history etc.

Check how it works

Step 1.  Open AnyTrans, and link your iPhone to the computer.

Step 2. On the homepage of AnyTrans, click the iCloud button, and sign in with your Apple ID.

Step 3. Select a backup you need, click the Messages, and now you can check all the messages on iCloud.

If you want to download the backup from iCloud, including messages, contacts, notes, call history, you can just click the To Computer button to save the selected items to computer.

 

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