Whatever reason you have for backing up or transferring messages from your Android or iPhone to PC, we have you covered. Here, we’ll show you how to back up text messages from Android & iPhone devices using this guide.
We are using Backuptrans Android iPhone SMS Transfer + a great tool for backing up text messages from your Android or iPhone to your computer quickly and efficiently. You can store this SMS backup on your computer in case you lose your phone or need to transfer all of your SMS to a new one.
It is also possible to restore SMS to Android and iPhone. No need for a root or a jailbreak.
Step-by-step instructions are provided in the following article:
- You must first download and then run the software on your computer.
- Make sure you’ve installed Backuptrans Android iPhone SMS Transfer + on your computer before connecting your Android/iPhone or both via USB cable.
- Then, the software will automatically identify and display the connected devices on the list of devices.
Note: Ensure that iTunes 10.0 or above is on your computer and that “iCloud Backup” is disabled on your iPhone before running this software. In addition, if your iPhone is password-protected, you must type in the correct passcode.
Important Tip: Make sure your Android has USB debugging enabled first if the software doesn’t recognize it. USB driver software is required for some Android devices to work properly with a Windows PC. For more information, please click here.
How to backup all text messages from Android to computer?
Step 1: Select Android from the Devices menu on the left.
Step 2: Press the “Backup SMS to Local Database” button on the toolbar or select File -> Backup SMS to Local Database from the menu to save the SMS. Alternatively, right-click the Android device in the Devices list and select “Backup SMS from this Android to Local Database”.
If you only want to back up messages for a single contact, right-click on the contact name and select “Backup SMS with this contact to Local Database.”
How to backup all text messages from iPhone to computer?
Step 1: Select iPhone from the Devices menu on the left.
Step 2: Press the “Backup SMS to Local Database” button on the toolbar or select File -> Backup SMS to Local Database from the menu to save the SMS. Alternatively, right-click the iPhone device in the Devices list and select “Backup SMS from this iPhone to Local Database”.
Choose a database where messages will be saved. Simply enter a new database name to create a new database for your Android/iPhone. To proceed, click Confirm.
Done! Backup successfully.