Want to back up your SMS text messages on Android mobile? Sometimes we may want to transfer text messages from Android to our computer for records. Unfortunately most Android phones do not have the built-in feature to allow their users to easily copy text messages from Android mobile to PC or Mac. Although you can try to capture screen on Android to save the SMS as photos can transfer to your computer. This is however time consuming and you will be disappointed when you want to back up many SMS from different contacts. In this article, we will show you a much easier way to transfer bulk SMS messages from Android phones to PC or Mac computers. We will be using MobileGo for Android (a professional Android management tool) to transfer text messages from Android to computer. It works with almost all Android phones, such as Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, and more. If you are using iPhone, check out this guide to export SMS Messages from iPhones to computer.
How to Transfer SMS from Android Phones to PC or Mac?
Download this Android data transfer software, a has-it-all Android phone and tablet management program, available for both Windows PC and Mac OS X.
This Android mobile manager can help you transfer SMS text messages from Android to computer or another Android, such as from Samsung to computer, from HTC to computer, from Motorola phones to computer and so on. Your SMS texts will be exported as .xml or .txt files on your PC or Mac, you can then view, edit or print out your text messages. You can also send text message(s) to single or multi contacts (group texting) from your computer.
Step 1. Connect up your Android phone through Wi-Fi or USB port
You can connect your Android mobile to computer via USB, then transfer text messages from phone to computer using this Android manager MobileGo. You can also scan the QR code to connect up your phone through Wi-Fi.
Step 2. Transfer text messages from Android phone to computer
Go to the SMS tab from the left navigation panel of the Android mobile manager application on your PC or Mac. You will then see a screen as below.
Click the “Export” button from the top of this Android data transfer tool to export your text messages from mobile phone to your PC or Mac computer. We recommend you to backup SMS messages on your Android phones regularly, in case of data loss caused by unforeseen circumstances, you can always restore them from backups.
How to restore text messages from computer to Android phone?
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 Android phone, 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 Android mobile phone.
How to restore lost text messages without backups?
If you accidentally deleted any important text messages without any prior backups, you need to use a professional Android data recovery tool which can search deleted data from mobile phone’s internal storage and to retrieve deleted text messages on Android phone.