For most us, having SMS is an important part of our lives. Sometimes when we update our phone to a newer version or when we try to flash a custom rom, we might need to have backup copies of our SMS. In this tutorial, I’ll be explaining the easiest method to backup your SMS, and root isn’t required to do this.
> This Method Does NOT require a Rooted Phone.
> Install SMS Backup & Restore app from Play Store (Link).
> This is the Main UI of the app.
> Tap on ” Backup ” Button to Start Backup Process of SMS.
> A Screen will open up as shown in below screenshot:
> As you can see the app gives us the choice of choosing between either ”Internal SD Card” or a Custom Folder. In this case, we’ll choose “Default/Internal Storage Card” and tap on ” OK”.
> Then, below Screen will open up.
> We can rename the backup file to any name, and backup all conversation or only conversations that you select.
> We can also choose between “Local Backup” or “Local Backup and Upload”. The latter choice will backup SMS and then give us the choice of uploading it to cloud.
> Tap OK to start backup process.
> When the backup finishes, the following Screen will show up:
– By default the SMS messages will be kept inside internal Memory card even if you have external SD Card inside the phone. so either copy the backup file to your computer or to the cloud by choosing ” Local backup and upload ” in the above step.
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