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How to Backup, Restore and Delete Messages on iPhone 8/iPhone X

Messages contains many important information about families, lovers or friends. But we have to remove those messages when there is no space on iPhone or we want to protect our privacy. Thus, backing up messages has been one of significant things after using phone for a period, even though we own the amazing iPhone 8 or iPhone X.Syncios iPhone Manager, a professional and powerful phone manager tool, which enables you backup, restore, restore, and delete your iPhone 8 / iPhone X messages at ease. By the way, it's free and clear! So, why not try?

Follow this article to learn detailed instructions on how to backup, restore, and delete your iPhone 8 / iPhone X messages with the help of this free phone manager. You can also manage music, videos, contacts, messages, e-books, call histories, bookmarks, WhatsApp messages and more after mastering messages management.

Part 1: How to Backup iPhone 8/X Messages

Step 1 : Download and Install Free iPhone Manager on Computer

This handy mobile manager tool has both Windows and Mac version, pick the suitable one and download the program on your computer.

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Step 2 : Connect Your iPhone 8/iPhone X to Computer

Connect your iPhone 8 or iPhone X device to computer and launch Syncios iPhone Manager. If this is the first time you use Syncios program, then it will take a while for Syncios to download iOS related services for you. And keep your device unlocked, click "Trust this computer" on your device screen.

After your iPhone device is successfully detected by Syncios, you will see the backup list on the left panel which includes: Media(Music + Video), Photos, Ebook, Apps and Information.

Syncios can not recognize your iPhone device? Please follow this tutorial.

Step 3 : Backup iPhone 8/iPhone X Messages to Computer

Click "Information" button, then choose "Messages". All messages on your iPhone 8/iPhone X will be displayed on Syncios. You can preview the detailed coversation on the right panel.

Choose the messages you want to backup and click "Backup" button, the program will let you to choose a backup path. All the messages you choose will be transferred to your computer. ( Note that please choose a proper backup location and don't move them to other place after backing up. Because Syncios can not detect these backup files after you moving them. But if you have moved the backup files after backing up, you just need to move them back to the original location. )

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Part 2: How to Restore iPhone 8/X Messages

Step 1 : Find the Previous Backup File

After backing up messages to computer, you may want to restore them. You just need to go to "Information" > "Messages" and find "Recover". Then Syncios will detect the previous backup files on your computer automatically.

Step 2 : Restore Messages to iPhone 8/iPhone X

And you are also allowed to choose a backup file after all backups being detected and listed. Then just click on OK. Now you can wait for a while, all the messages you've backed up before will be restored to your iPhone 8/iPhone X successfully.

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Part 3: How to Delete iPhone 8/X Messages

Step 1 : Launch Syncios iPhone Manager on your computer, go to "Information" > "Messages".

Step 2 : Click Delete button after choosing messages you need to remove from your iPhone. Then click on OK to delete them.

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Step 3 : By the way, here is a shortest way to check complete conversation of every message. You just need to keep still for two seconds when you move to the message. Then the complete conversation will display.

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