How to Backup and Restore Messages On Your Android phones.

How to create a backup and restore the SMS of your Android phone.

How to create a backup and restore the SMS of your Android phone.

Being an Android users you may face a problem of storage, in such a case you only have option to remove the data of your phone. But what about the data lose? In order to prevent your data from being lost you need a backup of your data. Today there are many backup options available from Cloud storage to local storage.

You can easily backup and recover your data through cloud storage but for this you will be needing the help of a third party software or tool. Now the question is which tool to use as there are plenty of the choices on Google play. Famous one is access everything to your Gmail account which automatically creates a back up and can be easily restored. 

But many people do not rely on such an access, so here is an another option you can opt for, which we have used for backup SMS messages on our Android phone.

Through this method you can create a backup of your data which can be saved on the devices, mailed to yourself, or can be saved to the cloud. This grants you the privilege to reset your phone and has proved to be helpful while switching to a new phone. 

Follow the following steps to backup SMS on your Android phone -

Creating Backup of your Android Phone’s SMS messages:

Firstly the procedure starts with installing Carbonite SMS Backup and Restore on your phone. After you are done with it just follow the steps given below:

1. Click on the Get Started option on the displayed screen.

2. Now you need to access to the files, contacts and SMS and all your phone calls, just keep pressing Allow till the four pop-ups displays.

3. Click on Set up a back up.

4. Choose to tap on Phone calls off if you only to back up your texts. Also, you can tap on Advanced options if you wish to create the backup for MMS or the selected conversation; leave it if you want to back up your entire text.

5. Click on the Next option.

6. Where you want to create the backup, you can toggle it, and if you do not want to grant an access then you can turn on the toggle for your Phone, and then copy the file manually.

7. If you are okay with the default folder click on OL, else click on Browse and search for the folder you want to save the back up in.

8. After this, once you are done, click on Next option, following with the yes option in the pop up.

9. You can either set a backup schedule from the toggles in front of you, or turn off the Schedule recurring backups toggle. Then, tap on Back Up Now.

It’s done now, the backup will be created with more than 13,000 messages on your phone. This process will take around 3 minute.When you are done with the backup file, you can copy the content to your PC, or save it to the cloud manually, without clicking your apps to the third-party software.

Restoring a backup of your Android phone's SMS messages

Once you have created a back up of your Android phone’s SMS messages, then you can proceed on and reset your phone. When you are done with creating up your back up, then again you need to install Carbonite SMS backup and Restore. Finally proceed with the following steps to restore SMS messages:

1. Make sure that the SMS backup is copied to your phone.

2. Commence to Carbonite SMS Backup and Restore and click on the Get Started on the displayed screen.

3. Click on the hamburger menu icon on the top left, and click on the Restore.

4. Click on the Local backup Location if you are using local copy, or if you opt to use Google Drive or Dropbox then click on the appropriate button.

5. It should find the latest backup automatically, but if it does not, tap on Select another backup, and tap on the file you want to restore from. Choose from the keys to decide what you want to restore, messages, and phone calls.

6. Click on Restore, and then OK, and Yes on the next two popups to get started.

That’s all. This will restore all your messages, so you can pick up from where you left even if you are switching your phone. Procedure is not fast as backing up the messages for restoring takes around 5 minutes for 13,000 messages. After this you can uninstall the app if you want to, as with this procedure you won’t loose the messages and other important content you require.

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