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  1. bambertralala

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    I just did a factory reset on my phone because of internal storage issues and I backuped my SMS messages onto my SD Card. I was wondering how long does it take to restore those messages from backup? I knew that there was an app that lets you backup SMS but I couldn't get it because of internal storage space was long. Help :/?
     

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    Welcome to AF, bambertralala.

    It depends on what phone you have? With mine, I have to use the restore option from a menu within the SMS app, it doesn't happen automatically.

    Which phone do you own?
     
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    Hi El Presidente,

    I own a HTC Wildfire S
     
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    Open the SMS app, hit menu, backup and there should be an option to restore your previous SMS.
     
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    I've done that already but I'm primarily curious to how long it takes for all the SMS messages to restore completely?
     
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    *thread moved to HTC Wildfire S forum*
     
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    It should be instant. Can you see any .bak or .xml files on the SD Card?
     
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    I mean my phone did restore my messages but not all of them in fact it still says it is restoring messages.
    I saw the backup on my SD card when I connected it to my laptop but I couldn't see if it was bak. or xml. files.
     
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    I use this SMS Backup and Restore and restoration works instantly.
     
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    I've exactly the same problem. Very annoying.

    @bambertralala Did you find a solution??
     
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    To anyone having the same problem. There is an easy though very annoying solution: Just wait. Took about 7h to restore about 1000 messages. And the important bit is not to do anything else in between, otherwise the application crashes.

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