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How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Computer?

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Why Do You Need to Backup Text Messages on Android?

With the development of Android phone, more and more people like to use it to communicate with others. While the smart phone can’t ensure the files on your Android is totally safe. Actually, there are many situation may lead to lose your precious text messages, like fail to update Android OS, mistakenly operation, flashing device, broken or stolen device and so on. It is so annoy to lose the files that you still need or very important. Then to backup text messages on android is of great importance. What’s more, the storage of your Android smart phone is limited, as the time goes on, you will get more SMS, but you don’t want to delete the previous ones to give space for the new one. So let’s get to know how to transfer text messages from android to computer?

In order to backuo text messages to computer safely and easily, we need a tool, which is Phone Transfer (Windows&Mac) , with it, you can quickly and without any worry to transfer your messages from Android to PC. Besides, you can also use it to backup other android files like music, video, photos, contacts document files. 


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Free trail versions for Windows and Mac users, you can select to download and have a try first.
download win  download mac

Steps to Backup Text Messages from Android

Download and install the right version on your Windows/Mac computer, and then follow the steps below to launch it and save Android messages to computer. This tutorial will use the Windows version, if you've downloaded the Mac version, you can act as the similar steps to operate it on your Mac computer.

To backup your Android SMS to computer, you need to choose "Back Up Your Phone" option on the main interface from the primary window of Phone Transfer. It lets you to save your most files to PC, so that you can restore it when there is a need later.
save messages to pc

Next, let's check how to use Phone Transfer- Backup Your Phone in steps.

Step 1. Connect your Android Phone to the computer

After beginning the software on you PC, use USB cable to connect your Android to computer. Then choose "Back Up Your Phone" option in the primary window. When the program detects your device, you can get the window below.
choose sms to copy

Operate system iOS, Android, Symbian and WinPhone is supported, you will know after trying.


Step 2. Choose the SMS and Save to Computer

In the middle column, you will find the files type that you can export and save to computer. Check the file and then tap "Start Transfer". It will take a few seconds to backup your text messages, just be patient during this process.

backup text messages

Step 3. Check Your Backup SMS on PC

When the messages have been copied to PC, you can click on the pop-up window to access it. Or see the backup file in setting. Of cause, you also can change the path of your backup file there.

check the backup sms
Now that you know how to transfer text messages from Android to PC? Just a few steps and a few click, very easily and safe to save your files to computer and free up your phone space. Come and have a try.
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