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Android SMS Backup: Export Android SMS to Computer

If you have an Android phone and you text often, chances are you have a lot of important short massages that you wouldn't want to lose . Or you just choose not to delete your messages, and want to backup Android SMS for future records. Android SMS backup made darn easy with the help of this simple free Android tool Wondershare MobileGo for Android, which allows to back up some or all of the SMS on Android as you like. Let's see how it works. If you're using a Mac, please turn to Wondershare MobileGo for Android Pro (Mac).

Now download the right version and follow the steps below to backup your Android SMS.

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Note: The following guide shows you the way to backup SMS on Android with Wondershare MobileGo for Android. If you use a Mac, don't worry. The tutorial with the Mac verison - Wondershare MobileGo for Android Pro (Mac) is similar to the Windows one.

Step 1: Set up the Android phone

To get started, first download and then install this Android contact manager on your PC.

After finishing the installation, you can launch it. Then, connect your Android phone to PC. MobileGo for Android will instantly detect your Android device and display its data in the primary window.

Android export sms

Note: MobileGo for Android is fully compatible with multiple Android phones like Sony/HTC/Samsung.Please check the list of supported Android phones and tablets.

Step 2. Export Android SMS to computer

Click on the SMS tab to enter the SMS management window as below. Then select the message(s) first and then click the "Import/Export" button and save the message(s) to your computer in .txt format.

Export android sms to computer

Alongside Android backup SMS, MobileGo for Android also allows to delete message(s), send message(s), and export  single or multi contacts from your computer conveniently.

If you want to be more clear about the steps of backing up Android SMS, you can play the video below.

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Product-related questions? Speak directly to our Support Team >>

Thomas Jones
Sorry, Max, the Wonderdshare MobileGo for Android doesn't support it for the time being, but you can see the text messages on your computer.
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Will this also allow me to see the pictures on my computer that I received via SMS in text messages?
Thomas Jones
Sorry, Alp, I misunderstood you. In your case, I'm afraid that your phone WiFi network and computer network are different. Only when your phone and computer use the same network can you use MobileGo.
alpsinan
I had already did all what you said. I also had already said "via usb it's an excellent app". That means I used it via usb. However now usb port is broken. I want to connect via wifi What you said about connection is obviously repeated here and there. But this magic just doesnt happen in my case. Summary: I downloaded the app. installed both on pc and android mobile phone. scanned the code. But the wifi connection did not happen. My pc does not show any wifi request. What the heaven is wifi request? I never heard of it so many years of programming and internetting.
Thomas Jones
Just download the setup file again from this page.
Thomas Jones
Alp, If it's your first time to use MobileGo for Android, you need to download and install MobileGo app on your Android device. Then, run the desktop MobileGo for Android software on computer and tap MobileGo app on your Android device. Make sure your WiFi is turned on. And then, use MobileGo app to scan the QR code in the window shown on the computer. When it's successful, your Android device will be connected.
alpsinan
What the heaven is a "wifi request"? how and where to see the wifi request? where should it show up? Why so too much concisely do you describe such an important issue and don't give you any detail about it? via usb, it is an excellent software. My usb port is broken, I need to connect via wifi.
Anonymous
i hav downloaded the setup file several times, but when i try to install the software a dialog box with message setup files are corrupted appears
Thomas Jones
Angelina, if you backup your Galaxy S4 with MobileGo, you can restore them to your phone eaisly. Click "Tookit" > "Restore" > Select your Galaxy S4 backup file and restore it. Or, click "SMS" > Import/Export > Import SMS from computer to import the SMS to your phone. To see the messages on your PC, you can use Notepad++. But be careful, because it may destroy your messages.
angelinatommorownotpromisedw
Hi. I backed up my Galaxy 4 yesterday and as I knew it had to have a system reset done. How do I get the text messages I saved to pc back on my phone and how do I see the messages on my pc? Thanks
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