Have you just changed your smartphone? If the migration of your contacts is easy and fast, the procedure can prove to be more complicated for the transfer of your messages. The solution however exists and it will allow you to keep your most valuable discussions.
Did you just buy a new cell phone and miss the pictures of kittens we sent you? Don’t panic, the SMS Backup & Restore app is there to help you. First download the application on your two smartphones and launch it on both. You will have to agree to give the four authorizations necessary for the application. This is so that it can recover the messages and the images they contain.
On your first phone containing the SMS:
From the main screen, select the menu at the top right then choose the option ” Transfer“.
Then select ” Send from this phone“.
On the second phone that will receive the SMS:
Same manipulation, from the main screen. Select the menu at the top right then choose ” Transfer“. Select this time ” Receive from this phone“. This will then wait for an invitation from the first phone.
Go back to the first phone and choose your second mobile when it appears in the list.
On the second phone, accept the invitation that appears.
The SMS recovery process begins. Press on ” Transfer At the bottom of the screen to start transferring data to the new phone.
And now, it’s over. The application does not stop there, however, since it allows you to schedule backups of your SMS and MMS messages to your Google Account. Handy if you lose your phone or have it stolen.