Easy Steps to Samsung SMS Backup to Computer

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Why is Samsung SMS backup necessary?

If you drop your Samsung Galaxy S8/S7 down into a pond or someone snatches it on the subway then you're going to want to have a backup of your Galaxy S8/S7 - if you don't, all of those text messages from your families, friends, business partners, etc. are going to be lost forever and it is impossible to get them back. Thus, frequently and exhaustively backing up your important files is an absolutely critical thing. Today we'll focus on Samsung phone, showing you easy steps to back up Samsung SMS to computer with FonePaw Android Data Backup & Restore.

The first thing to do is downloading and installing FonePaw Android Data Backup & Restore from our official website. The program is extremely clean without any virus add-ons. Unpack the install pack and install it on your computer. The program will scan, analyze, and back up your SMS on Samsung Galaxy. All text messages can be stored to the computer.

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Steps to Back Up Samsung SMS

Step 1. Connect Samsung Phone to the Computer

Run FonePaw Android Data Backup & Restore on your computer. Connect your mobile phone to it via USB cable that came with it. If you have previously enabled the USB debugging, the computer will detect your phone immediately. If not, go to open the USB debugging.

Connect Samsung to Computer

Step 2. Choose Backup Mode

When the interface as below occurs, you can choose "Device Data Backup" option to continue. Besides, One-click Backup option enables you to do a backup entirely without selection.

Back Up Data

Step 3. Tick Messages to Back Up

After that, the program will access your phone and offer options for you to select. "Messages" is what you need so hit the box in front of it. Once you want to create a encrypted backup, you will be asked to set a password for it. The password should be set for yourself but you need to remember it.

Choose Messages

Set A Password

Step 4. Backin Up Details

As you hit "Start" button, please wait for several moments. The result will inform you how many items are saved and how many of them are failed to back up, including the message contents, name of the sender/receiver, phone numbers, etc.

Finish SMS Backup

Step 5. Preview Messages

In the backup list, all your backup records are displayed. Thus, you can preview them or delete it freely. However, the number of the backup is not limited, so the newest one will not overwrite the old one.

Check Backup

It is easy to backup messsages from Samsung Galaxy Note, right? With the backup, you can recover data after its loss, be it by data deletion or corruption. And you can print out the text messages, and so on. If you are going to back up Samsung contacts to the computer, you can also make use of FonePaw Android Data Backup & Restore.

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