By Nick / Last Updated January 21, 2020

Transfer pictures from text messages to gallery

Text message helps us transfer news in case that the recipient could not answer the call in time. It also allows people to save the information permanently on their phone which could be used as proofs or references someday. With the upgrade of technology, pictures could be sent in a message as attachment. Pictures could contain more information than text. They allow people to communicate more efficiently and transfer more information.

Sometimes you need to transfer pictures from text messages to gallery for they contain precious memory about your family or friends, and the important conversation between you and business partner. If you have to delete the messages while want the pictures kept, or just want to save the pictures, you could follow this passage to easily save all photos from messages and iMessage.

#1 How to transfer pictures from text messages to gallery by yourself?

If you have just several pictures to save, it would be very easy. For example, if you want to save photos from text messages on iPhone 6, you just open Messages app > locate the conversation > hold the picture until the contextual menu appears > tap Save to save this image to gallery. Repeat the steps if you have other photos to save.

This method is simple but just allows you to save a single photo once, so what if you have mass photos to transfer? Of course, you could use iPhone to transfer more pictures at once. Just follow the steps below.

Step 1. Open Messages app and locate the conversation containing the need picture.

Step 2. Tap the icon of circled “i” and you would go to contact page. The pictures in this conversation would be shown.

Step 3. Hold one target photo until the contextual menu appears and choose More. Now, you could select as many photos as you want by tapping on them. Remember to Save Attachments.

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#2 Transfer all pictures from text message to gallery via an easier way

Still want more efficient way? You must have multiple photos in iMessage on iPhone, while no matter if you have mass pictures in iMessage or Message, you could transfer all the photos in messages at once with a professional iPhone text message transfer, iMyFone iTranser.

Quickly Scan Photos: It could quickly scan all the pictures on your iPhone and you are allowed to select the needed photos.

Export with One-click: You could export these photos to PC with one-click.

Step 1. Download and launch iMyFone. Connect your iPhone to PC with USB and tap Trust This Computer on iPhone.

Step 2. Backup your device > Select Export from Device & Backup > select the Photos and App Photos and click Scan.

Step 3. Preview the photos and click Export.

Step 4. Send these pictures in an email to yourself and then you could save them on gallery.

save pictures in Message iTranser

#3 Transfer pictures to PC with AOMEI MBackupper

If you just save pictures on your phone, it would not be foolproof. As we use iPhone more and more often, data on it are facing more and more threatening. Leaving a copy on PC would give you a chance to retrieve them if you accidentally lose them.

AOMEI MBackupper is a free professional iPhone photo transfer. It allows you to easily transfer the photos on iPhone with simple operation and gives you flexible selection to and it is totally free and with no advertisings. You would have a good experience with it.

Preview Files: Whenever you back up or restore your phone, you can preview and select the files to get what you need.

Flexible Selection: For example, when you back up the photos, you can select just some of them rather than the entire folder and you can also do this when restoring your phone. It allows you to restore files to another device including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Widely Compatible: It supports most iPhone models from iPhone 4 to the latest iPhone 11 and would be perfectly compatible with the latest iOS 13.

How to use AOMEI MBackupper to transfer pictures?

Follow the three steps below to quickly transfer pictures.

Step 1. Download AOMEI MBackupper, connect your iPhone to PC and tap Trust This Computer on it.

Step 2. Click Photos Backup > click the icon to enter the folder to select pictures > click the orange-button OK after selecting all the wanted photos.

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Step 3. Click on Start Backup in the lower-left corner and your pictures would be transferred to PC in seconds.

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This passage introduces three ways to transfer pictures from text message to gallery. You could save them in Messages by yourself, or you can use the third-party software iMyFone iTranser or AOMEI MBackupper. Choose the one you like and save all photos from messages on your iPhone.