How to Backup and Restore SMS for Android Phone
Buying a new Android smartphone can be fun but at the same time it can be rough as well. While data like pictures, music, videos and other multimedia files can be transferred from your old smartphone to the new one by syncing both phones with the same Google account but data like text messages are not really transferable even if your sync your smartphone with your Gmail account.
So, if you don’t like to see empty inboxes then there are few ways to back up and restore your text messages. Having a backup of your SMS is a must-to-do thing on the list, since you never know when you will accidentally delete them and at the same time, it is really crucial if you are getting a new phone then you can restore these messages to your new smartphone using the same backup file. In short, we will show you how you can backup and restore messages in Android smartphones and use it as your requirement.
Method #1: Backup and Restore Messages using SMS Backup+
If you are having trouble with any issue then Google Play Store has answer to it. SMS Backup+ is also an Android app that is freely available on Play Store that assistance to backup and restore SMS in any Android Smartphone. Follow these steps to accomplish this task –
- Launch Google play store from your smartphone and search for “SMS backup+”.
- Install the app and open it from the Google play store itself.
- Tap on Backup button and connect the app with your Gmail account to successfully backup all the messages:
- To restore the messages, simply install the app on your new smartphone and tap on “Restore”.
- Again connect to the same Gmail account and all the messages should be restored.
Choose the file save type – either .XML or .TXT and click on save again. That’s; you may now open the destination folder to see the saved messages.
Step 3. Restore your SMS collection
Now, to restore the messages, connect your new smartphone to PC and this time click on “Import” and locate the backup file that you have just saved on your computer and click on “Import” again. This should automatically begin the importing message process and once it is completed, you can open the Message app on your smartphone to discover all messages are successfully restored.
So, that’s how you backup and restore messages from any Android smartphone. You can use TunesBro Android Manager to transfer text messages between PC and smartphone and vice versa and you can also use it as your personal SMS assistant to send and receive text messages. There are lot more additional tools available with this program and you should head on to the official website to check all the features thoroughly.