How to Transfer Kik Messages from iPhone to Computer - PC or Mac?

You may wonder why you should transfer Kik messages from iPhone to computer. Just take your time because you will find the answer from this article.


Kik allows you to use text and various types of media like images, videos and voice. While you chat with others via Kik on your iPhone, this messaging app saves your chat history. However, Kik does not save all of them on your device. In most cases, Kik doesn’t save too many messages. You can view only the last 1000 messages of recent chats in the last two days; and as for the older chats, only the recent 500 messages is available to be seen. So if you think your Kik chat history is of importance and significance and don’t want to lose any of them, it is good to transfer Kik data from iPhone to PC/Mac from time to time.


By transfering your Kik messages and attachements from iPhone to computer, you can back them up and save them safe on the computer. Besides, you can view the chat history on a larger screen. What’s more, you can restore the Kik data back on your iDevice once you accidentally delete some messages even lose all of them on the iPhone. And this article offers you two ways on how to get Kik on PC from your iPhone.

1 Transfer Kik Messages from iPhone to Computer via iTunes
2 Transfer Kik Data from iPhone to PC/Mac via iPhone Data Transfer

Method 1: Transfer Kik Messages from iPhone to Computer via iTunes

With the help of Apple’s iTunes, it is easy for you to back up the whole iPhone and the data including your precious Kik data. All your Kik data and other data can be transferred to your computer, even though there is no specially designed Kik for PC. And you may refer to below steps to transfer iPhone Kik data to computer.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable.

Step 2: Open iTunes on your computer and it should detect your iPhone automatically. Click the iPhone icon to select your iPhone.

Step 3: When you get the Summary panel as below, select the Back Up Now button and wait until the process finishes.

transfer kik messages from iphone to computer via iTunes

Note: The solution via iTunes is totally free and you can restore the backup to your iPhone to view your Kik messages and attached files such as images, videos and voice. However, you are not allowed to view specific Kik data in iTunes backup, nor can you selectively back up or restore Kik data you want. You have to backup and restore all data.

Method 2: Transfer Kik Data from iPhone to PC/Mac via iPhone Data Transfer

If you don’t want to use iTunes because you don’t have the option to selectively transfer Kik messages from iPhone to computer, there is another option - use an iPhone data transfer app. Although this method is not free, it offers free trial for you to test before you make the decision. You can just download it and have a try!


Main features of iPhone Data Transfer

# Transfer Kik messages and attached images and videos in Kik conversations.

# Support to transfer WhatsApp, Viber, Wechat, SMS, contacts and more.

# Support iOS 10/9/8/7 running on iPhone 7/SE/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s/5s/5/4s/4.



Steps on How to Transfer Kik Data from iPhone to Computer

Step 1: Start iPhone Data Transfer

After you install iPhone Data Transfer on your computer, start the app and run it to the user interface.


Step 2: Connect iPhone to PC

Now connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable. And iPhone Data Transfer will detect your iPhone.

 transfer kik messages from iphone to computer

Step 3: Browse File and Transfer Kik Data

In this step, you can browse data on your iPhone. Choose Kik data and select those you want, and then choose an destination folder on your computer, click “Start” to transfer Kik messages from iPhone to computer.

transfer kik messages from iphone to computer