Lenovo offers the mobile assistant software for all users to manage their content on mobile phones. It is very easy to use and able to manage all kinds of data on our Lenovo devices, including contacts, texts, photos, videos, music and apps. You can download it for free here. It is compatible with Windows computers only, no Mac version at this moment. To back up Lenovo phone text messages, you can refer to following instructions.
Save text messages from Lenovo phone to computer
Download and install the Lenovo phone management software on your computer first. Then run it on you PC and connect up the Lenovo phone to PC via USB data cord. You will be required to enable USB debugging on Lenovo phone. This is an option under Developer Options for Android phones. Android developers need to turn it on in order to install custom apps on their phone and test them for debugging purposes. Once you have enabled this option, the Lenovo phone manager can access your phone to download or upload files between PC and Lenovo mobile phone.
Data transfer between PC and Lenovo phone becomes extremely easy through this mobile phone assistant software. To extract text messages from Lenovo phone, click the Messages icon from the left menu, then select the Category, you will be able to view all chat history from Lenovo phone using this phone manager software on your computer. You can preview any messages thread on the right column. When you have found and selected the messages that you like to backup, click the Export button at the top tool bar, a dialogue with the option to choose location and folder on your computer pops up. Click Save, your text messages from Lenovo will be saved as CSV file on your computer. You can open the CSV file using Office Excel or any other spreadsheet compatible programs on your computer to open, read or edit it.
Transfer SMS from Lenovo to Mac
The above Lenovo mobile assistant software offers a very good way to back up content from Lenovo to computer. However it works only for Windows OS users. If you are using a Mac, you need to use other alternatives. See this guide to backup and restore Lenovo mobile phones.
Get back lost text messages when no backups created
Another issue with Lenovo SMS backup is that your text messages might be deleted unexpectedly before you create a backup of them. Things happen, like hardware failure, virus attack, etc. In this case, you need to use another Android data recovery software to get back those lost messages. Check out this tutorial which helps you retrieve deleted text messages from Lenovo mobile phones. In fact, this solution can also help you recover many other files types from both your Lenovo phone’s internal storage and SD cards. These supported data include contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, WhatsApp chats, call logs, etc.