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How to Transfer SMS from Android Phones to PC

Android phone is pretty good for connecting people and digital entertainment. Unfortunately, lucky people with an Android phone would probably meet this annoying problem that they can't transfer SMS to PC. There are two common reasons why Android users want to export their sent and received SMS to stock them on the PC.

  • There are some import messages that they wouldn't be accidentally deleted or lost.
  • Some people just want to transfer SMS to computer for future records before they clear their inbox.

Actually, you can simple achieve the tack with MobileGo Android Manager, a one-shop management tool for Android. The following is the step-by-step guide about how to transfer SMS from mobile to PC.

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Step 1: Set up your Android phone

At the very beginning, download MobileGo for Android on your computer. Install it.

Then, launch it and use a USB cable to connect your Android phone to the PC.  Or conenct the Android device via WiFi. When your Android phone is displayed in the main window, you can click SMS in the left directory tree to manage your SMS.

Transfer sms to pc

Note: MobileGo Android Manager is fully compatible with all popular Android phones like HTC/Google/Motorola/Samsung/Sony Ericsson. Click here to check all supported Android phones and tablets.

Step 2: Export Android SMS to computer

In the SMS management window, select the message(s) that you want to transfer. And click the "Import/Export" button to save the messages to your PC in .xml or .txt format.

Export android sms to computer

MobileGo for Android lets you not only transfer SMS from mobile to PC, but also send text message(s) to single or multi contacts from your computer freely, and delete message(s).

Below is the video tutorial about exporting Android SMS to computer. If you're interested, play it now.

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

Thomas Jones
Actually, the Wondershare MobileGo for Android is a desktop Android manager. To use it properly, you also need to have MobileGo .apk file installed on your phone. To use Wondershare MobileGo, you can first download and install it on your computer. Then, use a USB cable to connect your phone to the computer. The MobileGo .apk file will be automatically installed on your phone. However, if you use WiFi, you need to install MobileGo apk file manually. Learn how to download and install MobileGo .apk file.
Does wondershare mobile need to be downloaded to the phone or just the pc?
Thomas Jones
Actually, it's up to you. Wondershare MobileGo for Android is used to save SMS to computer and restore to your phone. You can keep the copies on the phone and use the copies in a legal matter. It's your choice.
If I was to store some messages on my computer, using this app, would I be able to use the copies on the computer in a legal matter? Or would I still need the copies on my phone?
Really helpful guide..thanks alot
Thomas Jones
Yes, just download MobileGo for Android to have a try.
Thomas Jones
Yes, of course. All files shown in MobileGo window are from your device. If you don't want to lose the files, you can use MobileGo to backup them to the computer first. After reseting, restore the files to your device.
excuse , if for example i reset my device and all pics, sms files etc would be deleted. Would the sms, pics etc in mobilego be deleted also? please reply. Thank you! :D
does it work for samsung GT-3100?
Thomas Jones
Launch MobileGo for Android and connect your Android device to the computer. Go to SMS in the left column. Then, choose the SMS you want to transfer and click Import/Export to transfer them to the computer. If you still be a little confused, please watch the video tutorial above.


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