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PLEASE: How can I save my iphone texts and "notes" (not "the note") to my computer? I need them for reference and legal purposes. I have yet to find an app for this and iphone doesn't sync either one.

2791 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Feb 2, 2013 2:00 PM by Meg St._Clair RSS
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I am brand new to using a Support Community -- I'm more of a in-person show me learner but...huge snowstorm and I don't want to

to make an appointment at a Genius Bar, driving 15 miles, especially since I asked about this once before  and no one there was able to

give me an "official" Apple answer .  I do hope I am posting my question (and plea) for help properly.


LOL when I had my first lil' Mac Classic, over 20 years ago, my participation in the techno world was soooo much easier, simpler.


My current situation: I have soooo many texts on my iphone and I haven't deleted many because I need the information contained in them for

future reference and for legal purposes.  I would really like to find a means and way to save them other than on the phone itself.

I've done searches for various apps yet I'm not finding what I think I would need.  It appears Apple does not sync the texts between the iphone and

my MacBook Pro.


Also I often use Notes for quick journaling as well as copy and pasting from other apps, usually inspirational, that I know I am going to want

to read again (always with credit noted ) and these too are taking up space.  If I could email myself I would but the apps I'm using don't offer that and each day there is a new commentary -- no way to go "back".


I am currently using OS 10.6.8 on my MacBook -- my disc drive doesn't work and upgrading has to be done at the Apple Store so I don't have iCloud yet.

My iphone 4  is running OS 6.0.1 -- no upgrade until I'm at a wifi connection -- most of the time I'm using my personal hotspot.


I'm a very busy self-employed Nana raising grandchildren and a great-grandchild.  I don't have a lot of time and certainly not enough for copying and pasting every text as well as note and emailing it to myself.  There has got to be a better, easier way, yes?


I'd be most appreciative of any and all assistance here.  Oh, someone mentioned to me I ought to get a "stick" for downloading but were talking

in a language I'm still learning. 


Thank you!


iPhone 4, iOS 6.0.1


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