Transfer Text Messages from iPad to iPhone

“My mother want to use my iPad, but i don’t want her to see my text messages, and i also don’t want to lose those text messages. So I want to transfer my text messages from iPad to iPhone, anyone can help me with it?”

When related to backup our iPhone/iPad data, we can use iTunes or iCloud to help us. Now if you want to transfer your text messages or other iPhone/iPad data, you can also use iTunes and iCloud to help you transfer them. And in this article, we’ll focus on teach you how to transfer text messages from iPad to iPhone. See below steps.

Transfer Text Messages from iPad to iPhone with iTunes

When transfer text messages from iPad to iPhone, we will need to backup your iPad text messages on iTunes first, then restore them to iPhone.

Now connect your iPad with PC, launching your iTunes. When it’s recognized, go to Files–Summary, tap on “Backup Now” on the right page, and confirm with “Backup”.

When finish backup, go to Files–Summary again, you can see all your backup files on the left side bar. Now connect your iPhone with PC, tap on “Restore Backup”, and confirm with “Restore”.

Transfer Text Messages from iPad to iPhone with iCloud

Now we’ll see how to transfer text messages from iPad to iPhone with iCloud, follow below steps.

Connect your iPad with Wifi, go to Setting–iCloud, log in it with your Apple ID and password. Then turn on iCloud server and message button. Tap on “Backup” at the bottom, and confirm with “Backup Now”.

When finish backup, log in iCloud on your iPhone with same Apple ID and password, go to Setting–General–Erase All Content and Settings, when finish all content and settings, go to set up assistant with a hello screen.

Swipe to begin the set up progress, choose the files you need, tap on “Restore Backup”, and confirm with “Restore”.

Tips: when you lost or deleted some of your text messages on iPhone/iPad without backup, or you want to extract them selectively from iTunes and iCloud backup, you can come to iRefone for help.

iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, which can recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, calendars, WeChat messages ect. Also it can help us recover them with three recovery mode, that is Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup.

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.

For detailed steps, you can refer to below article:

Recover Deleted Text Messages without an iPhone