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[Q] Using Kies to transfer iPhone backup (SMS, Photos)

8th May 2012, 11:53 AM   |  #1  
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I have the latest version of Kies and it offers me the option of bringing in stuff from my iPhone backup. It reads the backup OK when it lets me choose what to import, but it won't go any further. It states Cannot read the backup file information. Please select a valid backup file.

The backup is from a 4.2.1 iPhone 3G.

Anyone done this successfully? Any tips? Would like the SMS and photos if possible...
8th May 2012, 12:55 PM   |  #2  
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I have the latest version of Kies and it offers me the option of bringing in stuff from my iPhone backup. It reads the backup OK when it lets me choose what to import, but it won't go any further. It states Cannot read the backup file information. Please select a valid backup file.

The backup is from a 4.2.1 iPhone 3G.

Anyone done this successfully? Any tips? Would like the SMS and photos if possible...

Is the backup encrypted?
8th May 2012, 01:06 PM   |  #3  
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not sure - is it normally? How would I see if that was the case?
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kies transfer and iPhone MMs?
20th June 2012, 07:52 AM   |  #5  
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Transfer contacts from computer to new iphone,you can use iphone backup tool to backup all you files to computer,or transfer all files from computer to new iphone.including SMS and contact

Backup iphone SMS messages and contact to computer(Mac)

Transfer contacts from computer to new iphone,you can use iphone backup tool to backup all you files to computer,or transfer all files from computer to new iphone.including SMS and contact

Backup iphone SMS messages and contact to computer(Mac)

Cucusoft iPhone Backup Tool Kits is designed to back up all files from iPhone to computer, including SMS messages&contacts,games,Call list,songs, videos, books, photos and so on.

Free download in: URL= recovery-iphone.com

iMacsoft iPhone to Mac Transfer is designed to back up all files from iPhone to Mac, including SMS messages&contacts,Call list,games,songs, videos, books, photos and so on.

Backup iphone SMS messages and contact to computer(Mac) in :

URL= recovery-iphone.com/imacsoft-iphone-to-mac-transfer.html
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29th August 2012, 08:21 AM   |  #6  
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To transfer Messages(SMS & MMS) from iPhone to Samsung Android phone directly, you can use Backuptrans iPhone SMS + MMS to Android Transfer. All messages will be transferred and merged perfectly.
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29th August 2012, 10:05 AM   |  #7  
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Yes it can be done!

My friend did it recently and everything transferred except memos. Maybe you can try again by deselecting the memo or can do it one by one like first contacts, then messages and so on.

Cheers!!
9th July 2013, 04:44 AM   |  #8  
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Originally Posted by scumball

I have the latest version of Kies and it offers me the option of bringing in stuff from my iPhone backup. It reads the backup OK when it lets me choose what to import, but it won't go any further. It states Cannot read the backup file information. Please select a valid backup file.

The backup is from a 4.2.1 iPhone 3G.

Anyone done this successfully? Any tips? Would like the SMS and photos if possible...

It is skillful to do by kies. And it is more ways to transfer sms from iTunes backup and copy to computer, it can be easier to do with using some software.
9th July 2013, 08:29 AM   |  #9  
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Here is the step-by-step guide shows:
How to transfer or backup SMS from iPhone to PC
URL: mac-iphone-ipad.com/how-to-transfer-iphone-sms-from-iphone-to-pc/
How to transfer or backup SMS from iPhone to Mac
URL: mac-iphone-ipad.com/how-to-transfer-or-backup-sms-from-iphone-to-mac/

Hope this can hlep.
Good luck!
18th September 2013, 03:48 AM   |  #10  
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If you want to print out your iPhone SMS, what you should know is that you should transfer your SMS out of your iPhone first of all. In order to transfer your SMS out of your iPhone, you need a iPhone SMS Transfer, with the help of it, you can transfer iPhone SMS to computer as a txt file or a ANTS file before the event above happens. Before the transfer, you can choose to transfer from all contacts or a single contact, further more, you can choose transfer the SMS to a TXT file or a ANTS file. In ANTS file condition, you can protect the file with a password to keep your privacy.

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