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iMazing Reviews

iMazing lets you transfer music, files, messages, apps and more from any iPhone, iPad, or iPod to a computer, Mac or PC. Manage and backup your iOS device simply without iTunes. (was DiskAid)

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about iMazing and what they use it for.
  • iPhone 7 keeps restarting
    Someone in another thread suggested iMazing to transfer data from iPhone to pc or Mac. If you decide to buy it, please post a review. - Source: Reddit / 4 days ago
  • Encrypted iPhone Backup
    iMazing will allow you to look at a lot of the data. - Source: Reddit / 3 days ago
  • I have way too many texts stored in my iPhone (14 pro max). It looks like if I turn on iCloud, upload them, then delete them from the phone, it’ll delete them from the cloud. Yes? I want to save them, just not on the phone. Any way around this?
    You could use something like iMazing to back up your iPhone locally to your computer. You can choose what all gets backed up. You can have it extract the text messages themselves as well as any media. I have used it to save all photos that were sent to me via SMS from specific people to ensure that I didn't lose them. - Source: Reddit / 6 days ago
  • Ipad 6th gen not charging while turned on
    To get some rough idea as to the health of an iPad battery, you can use coconutBattery or iMazing while the iPad is connected to a computer. There are some alternative methods mentioned here as well, or you can also submit to diagnostics with Apple while on a call/chat and they will relay to you what it shows on their end. - Source: Reddit / 11 days ago
  • My best friend died. How do I save and safely store his voice messages and our conversations from instagram, facebook messenger etc?
    So definitely contact any relevant companies' support, but here's an alternative options for messages on your iPhone: - Source: Reddit / 16 days ago
  • Need to view iMessage history in browser (iCloud or otherwise)
    iMazing and similar apps can export Messages conversations to PDF. - Source: Reddit / 25 days ago
  • Ask HN: iPhone Issues?
    I really like imazing[1]. It's not free, but I believe the trial version will pull photos for you. Runs on Windows/Mac. 1. - Source: Hacker News / 26 days ago
  • Is there a way to transfer Entire data between two iPhones ?
    Certainly the iTunes encrypted backup and restore to the new phone is one way. However my preferred method is to use iMazing as the backup and restore is far more granular, not to mention its ability to backup Messages and have them in a readable form - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Just got a MacBook and I need help
    This iMazing? Are you trying to access your iPad’s backup? In that case, yeah, you need its passcode. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Transfer home videos from iPad to PC?
    You would have to use iMazing or a similar software. Only iTunes Store purchased content can be reverse synced back onto an authorized computer. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Thinking of purchasing this Ipad Air 4, can anyone tell me if the battery looks OK from this screenshot?
    You can’t really tell anything from that screenshot. I’d ask the seller to use a shortcut like PowerUtil to check the battery health and cycles (alternatively, you could use coconutBattery on a Mac or iMazing on a Windows PC. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Saving a text thread
    iMazing has the capability but I’m not aware of any free software that can do that. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Recover data from an outdated app?
    Never used it myself, but I hear others talk about it: - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Best data recovery center for an iPhone XS stuck in restore state?
    You can try imazing, you might get lucky. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • transferring 63k photos/videos from phone to external hd. how do i check it's all there?
    Get iMazing. Purpose-built backup and file transfer software for iOS devices. Has Mac and Win flavors. Transfers and verifies the transferred files; will optionally perform HEIC->JPG conversion if desired. I’ve been a customer since 2014, quite happy. ( Will transfer messages, call logs, mail, music, contacts, calendar, more. You can encrypt backups on your storage. Just made a new full backup, ~3... - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • How to use pebble watch with ios
    Since you already "purchased" the Pebble app, you can use iMazing to download the app to your phone. No sideloading required. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Best way to save an entire text message thread?
    Yes. This app can backup/export/save everything from your iPhone: - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • [Free Release] TrollLock Reborn
    Download this .zip file: (if the link doesn't work, extract the file from TrollLock's.ipa) Unzip it, of course, then download and open iMazing. ( Windows should also work! Open up iMazing and select your device from the left bar that is listed as "AVAILABLE". Double click the File System category. (Screenshot 1) Then, you should... - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Help and Advice
    I think imazing is what you are looking for. It does lots of data transfer stuff and you can extract IPAs/apps that you own on this device. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Send files in VLC Streamer on iPad to MacBook?
    You might want to try something like since it can get into app files. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • i transferred this photo from my iphone 7 to my laptop and now theres a grey box covering the bottom part of the photo. how can i fix this? pls help
    I switched to iMazing and never had the issue again. It is ridiculous that I need to do that but I guess that's where we stand... - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of iMazing

3 Best Free iMazing Alternatives With Similar Features! [TESTED in 2022]
While I didn’t find anything better than iMazing, I found three alternatives with similar features that you can use to replace iMazing. The top choice is UltFone iOS Data Manager. It has a single-click transfer, backs up and restores data without going through iTunes, and repairs over 100 iOS system problems.
The Best iPhone Transfer & Manager Software for 2022
iMazing is available for both Windows and macOS, and we are testing the Mac version here. We believe that calling iMazing an iTunes alternative short-changes the former. iMazing packs several features that help you manage your iPhone, transfer various data, and even manage iPhone devices in bulk.
Top 5 iMazing Alternatives
iMazing is your one-stop solution to all iTunes-inflicted problems. This desktop app is designed for Windows and Mac, keeping the needs of iOS users in mind. With iMazing, you can manage your iOS devices single-handedly via one platform.
6 of the best software to transfer files from PC to iPhone with [+bonus]
When you’ve connected an iPhone to PC with iMazing, the software displays the content of your iPhone. Then you can drag and drop your video, music, contacts and other files onto the iMazing window to transfer files from Windows to iPhone.
11 Best iTunes Alternatives for iPhone, iPod and iPad
iMazing, previously known as DiskAid is an excellent iTunes alternative software compatible with both Windows and Mac OS. Besides letting you transfer files to and from your iOS devices, this tool also comes with features such as Backup and Restore, iTunes Library manager, File manager, iCloud compatibility, and more. You can sync all your iOS devices in one place and manage all the files from a single hub....
5 iTunes Alternatives to Transfer Data Between Your iOS Devices (iPhone/iPad) and Computer Without iTunes
iMazing has often been considered one of the best computer programs to manage iPhone, iPad and iPod without iTunes. One of the best features that make it prominent is that it can transfer file files through USB as well as through Wi-Fi. Thanks to DiskAid's intuitive user interface, you don’t need to go through any instruction manual or getting started guide to use it to transfer data between your iPhone and...

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