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  1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    After 6 years on the Windows Phone/Mobile platform, I am finally jumping ship.

    How do you transfer all text messages from Windows Mobile 10 to iPhone?

    The rest (contacts/mail/pictures) seems easy with the Microsoft Account login.

    Thanks
    09-14-2018 07:03 AM
  2. fatclue_98's Avatar
    The problem is with iMessage, not Windows. If you don't mind spending $40 there's a program called iSkysoft for PC and Mac that works very well but not all Windows phone models are supported. Both phones need to be connected via USB at the same time and you need to make sure you have the proper drivers installed. It ain't easy and it ain't cheap but it is possible.
  3. ven07's Avatar
    Try this :) https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...importer&hl=en

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    Laura Knotek and Guytronic like this.
    09-14-2018 07:59 AM
  4. AndreMan's Avatar
    Hello,

    Has anyone found a solution to this? The link seems to be restricted to windows phone to Android and not iPhone.

    I found a few others but they all seem to have an issue with this combination as well.

    Thanks,
    Andre
    09-30-2018 01:54 PM
  5. fatclue_98's Avatar
    The problem is with iMessage, not Windows. If you don't mind spending $40 there's a program called iSkysoft for PC and Mac that works very well but not all Windows phone models are supported. Both phones need to be connected via USB at the same time and you need to make sure you have the proper drivers installed. It ain't easy and it ain't cheap but it is possible.
    ven07 likes this.
    09-30-2018 08:05 PM
  6. JDOlywa's Avatar
    So, I am switching from my HP Elite x3 to iPhone. I am going to use an android phone I bought for Mexico as an intermediate device to get my texts over.

    The iSkysoft program does not list sms or mms from WM10 to iOS as possible.

    I am going to try the Pro version of the app in the Google Play store listed in ven07's post above to transfer my texts to an Android, and then use Apple's program in the Google Play store to move them to iOS when setting up my iPhone. The pro version says it will transfer mms, the free is sms.

    It will be interesting if it works. I will use Outlook for the contacts.
    Last edited by JDOlywa; 12-24-2018 at 11:33 PM. Reason: Correction
    12-24-2018 11:30 PM
  7. JDOlywa's Avatar
    The method I described above worked great! But only if you are just setting up a new iPhone.

    First, I downloaded "contacts + messages" from the Windows Store on the HP.

    Then I downloaded "Import SMS from Windows Phone PRO" from the Play store.

    The app in the Google Play store includes step by step instructions and was very easy to use.

    Then I used Apple's program in the Play store to transfer to iOS during setup.

    All 10,000 messages were transferred, but no pictures sent by text.

    It will transfer contacts as well which you can add to the Google contacts in Android, then add them via google to the iPhone.
    zagiame and Andrew088 like this.
    12-26-2018 01:59 AM
  8. zagiame's Avatar
    hello, does contact + message backup contact's photos or just the info?
    02-09-2019 04:19 PM
  9. Andrew088's Avatar
    Thanks for all advices
    06-18-2019 07:32 AM

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