[2 Ways] How to Backup Kik Messages on iPhone

If you’re looking for a tool to backup messages for the Kik app on your iPhone, this guide with two ways about how to backup Kik messgaes on iPhone can give you a hand.


By Demi / Updated on May 31, 2024

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Kik is a fantastic app for socializing with people anywhere in the world. You occasionally run into amazing people with whom you can share a variety of fascinating facts, worries, and emotions. But sometimes, your messages and other data are accidentally deleted in part or in full. As a result, you may wonder how to backup Kik messages on iPhone.

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Keep reading this guide, you will be given two ways to backup Kik messages, which enable you to fully backup Kik on iPhone using iCloud or selectively backup Kik conversations by taking screenshots.

How to backup Kik messages on iPhone with iCloud

iCloud is widely used as an iPhone backup tool. Therefore, you may want to backup Kik messages on iPhone with iCloud. While, does iCloud backup everything or does iCloud backup your Kik messages on iPhone?

Actually, iCloud backs up nearly all data and settings stored on your iPhone, including App data like messages in Kik messages.

How to backup iPhone with iCloud:
On your iPhone, go to the Settings app > Tap [your name] > Choose iCloud > Select Backup > Toggle on the switch next to iCloud Backup.

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As long as your iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi network, and you have enough storage space in iCloud, once you enable iCloud Backup, it will automatically backup your iPhone. If you want to backup your Kik messages immediately, you can tap Back Up Now to backup using your cellular data.

How to backup Kik messages on iPhone via screenshot

You can also take screenshots to backup wanted Kik conversations and messages on iPhone. Unlike iCloud, you can view the screenshot backup at any time you want. You can also backup your screenshots if you're worried about losing them.

Step 1. Screenshot the Kik messages you’d like to backup

Screenshots help keep an original copy of your text messages, but may be kind of time-consuming if you have a number of Kik messages to backup. Go to the conversation you want to backup and follow the steps below according to the models of your iPhone.

Take screenshot on iPhone with Face ID:
Press and quickly release both the Side button and the Volume + button at the same time.

Take screenshot on iPhone with Touch ID:
Press and quickly release both the Home button and the Top/Side button at the same time.

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The screenshots will be saved in the Photos app on your iPhone. To keep these screenshots safe, you can continue to backup iPhone photos to PC by following steps below.

Step 2. Backup Kik messages screenshot

FoneTool, the professional iOS data backup and transfer tool, can perfectly help you backup wanted files, like photos, videos, contacts, etc. from iPhone to computer. With 3 seconds, you can backup 100 photos from iPhone to computer. Follow the steps below to backup Kik messages screenshots.

1. Free download FoneTool to your computer, and connect your iPhone to computer with USB.

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2. Launch FoneTool, and click Phone Backup > Mouse over to Selective Backup and click Get Started.

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Warm tip: FoneTool is also free software to transfer photos from iPhone to PC. If you need to edit, manage, and browse iPhone photos on computer, you can utilize iPhone to PC from Phone Transfer to transfer photos to computer.

3. Click the Photos icon to preview and select the screenshot of Kik messages and any other photos you’d like to backup > Click OK to confirm.

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4. Choose a destination from Backup Storage Path to save the backup > Finally, click Start Backup.

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When it is finished, you can go to the Backup History page to check and view your backup files.

Bonus: How to fully backup iPhone data

If you don’t want to pay for extra iCloud storage monthly, FoneTool is also a nice iCloud alternative for iPhone to help you backup all your iPhone data, which includes apps (data files, preference), Safari (history, bookmarks). system settings, as well as some common data like photos, contacts, text messages, music, video, etc.

Detailed steps to fully backup iPhone data via FoneTool
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer > Launch FoneTool and click Phone Backup > Get to Full Backup and click Get Started.

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Step 3. Enable Backup encryption as you like. If it is enabled, your data such as Fitness records, Health, and Keychain can be private > Select a storage path to save the backup > Click Start Backup and wait until it finishes.

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FoneTool can help you transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone by utilizing iPhone to iPhone function from Phone Transfer page, which enables you to transfer Kik messages to new iPhone as well.


Hope you will know how to backup Kik messages on iPhone after reading this guide. You can enable iCloud backup to automatic backup Kik messages on your iPhone or take screenshot to backup wanted Kiki messages and conversations. If this guide helps you, please share it with others.

Demi · Editor
Demi is an editor of FoneTool group as well as a good advisor in the area of iOS-related issues. She does well in finding solutions to people's problems. She enjoys traveling, gardening, and watching movies. She spends most of her free time with her pet and family.