Support SMS backup?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by pseudoware, Aug 25, 2012.

  1. pseudoware

    pseudoware Well-Known Member
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    What SMS backup solutions have others found to work well with the S3? Please mention if it works for MMS, also. Thanks.
     

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  2. SUroot

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    Sms backup+. Backs up mms to but not restore. Backs up sms, call log and mms to Gmail. So you can view all on computer too
     
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  3. candi3188

    candi3188 Well-Known Member
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    I have SMS Backup+, which is free from the google play store. It syncs up with your gmail account and creates a folder of your messages, mms, and call logs. You can backup/restore. It also has the feature to backup automatically on whatever interval you choose. I found it pretty handy when I upgraded from my Epic to the GS3 a couple of days ago and everything is right there for me.
     
  4. Flumme

    Flumme Well-Known Member
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    I've been using sms backup and restore. Works well, but the above sounds better...
     
  5. ndh777

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    SMS Backup and Restore has been my favorite. It allows you to choose which ones to backup and delete. It does take a while if you have tons of texts. I was saving one when I was with my ex and we had over 4,000 texts that I was trying to save. It would take an easy 5-15 minutes to save that entire thread of texts. But I felt it was worth it. It didn't seem to take too much room on the SD either.
     
  6. LS1BadBird

    LS1BadBird Well-Known Member
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    Literally search the title of this thread in the play store. It's the perfect app for what you want. :)
     
  7. PRkid

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    Random comment, but noticed since this thread is about SMS; I rarely text using phone numbers anymore. Everything I do is through FB Chat, KiK, or Twitter. Weird how a "phone" is being less of a phone to me since i rarely make calls on it either.
     
  8. sherlock5545

    sherlock5545 Well-Known Member
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    I use SMS Backup+, the only app I ever used to backup SMS.
     

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