Do you want to back up text messages from Samsung mobile phone to computer? You may receive some very important text messages on the phone that contain very important data or sent from someone important to you. There are different ways you can export text messages from Samsung phone to computer. MobileGo is one of the most outstanding mobile phone data transfer and backup tools in the market. In this guide, we will use this easy Samsung phone data transfer tool to export text messages from Samsung to PC. This software can also help you import the text messages from computer to Samsung mobile phone anytime you like.
How to export text messages from Samsung phone to computer?
The Samsung Android phones file backup & transfer tool comes with both Windows and Mac OS versions for your choice. Choose the right version according to your computer OS below.
We will use its PC version to show you how to back up text messages from Samsung to PC in this article. If you use the Mac version, you may see slight difference in appearance.
Run this phone data transfer tool on your computer and connect up your Samsung device to PC via USB, you might be prompted to enable USB debugging on Samsung phone if not yet.
After that, you will get a screen like below.
By default the My Device tab opens by default, and you will see a list of all support file types at the left navigation panel. Click SMS, you will open a list of all your text messages from the Samsung phone. You can select any or all text messages in the middle column. At the right column you will be able to preview any current message thread. To back up SMS or transfer SMS to computer, click the Export button from the top tool bar, a pop-up dialogue shows up on your computer where you can select a folder on your computer to save the text messages, choose a file name for the backup file, and choose a file type for it. Currently you can choose to export text messages from phone to computer as TXT or XML file format. If you want to transfer the messages backup to other phones or to the Samsung phone again in the future, you can save the text messages from Samsung to computer as XML file.
Export & Backup more data from Samsung to computer
Except text messages, this Samsung phone data transfer tool can also help you export or back up many other data as well. For example, you can also use it to export contacts from Samsung phone to computer, use it to back up photos, videos, music, apps and many more from Samsung device to computer.
How to import text messages from computer to Samsung phone?
At the first half of this post, we demonstrated how you can export Samsung phone messages to PC. You can find the SMS import icon right besides the SMS export option. If you want to transfer text messages the other way around or restore SMS from computer to Samsung, click the Import button to browse to your SMS backup file saved on computer as XML format, then import the text messages from computer to your Samsung mobile phone.