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    Default How to transfer text messages to S3?

    I have an EVO now and I'm getting a Galaxy S3, and was wondering how to transfer text messages.

    Thanks
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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    Maybe you can store the text on ur memory card and transfer that way!

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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    Download SMS Backup and Restore and backup the messages on your old phone. Transfer the backup file to your new phone and restore using the app.

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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    Quote Originally Posted by NotJustAPhone View Post
    Download SMS Backup and Restore and backup the messages on your old phone. Transfer the backup file to your new phone and restore using the app.

    Sent from my SGSIII
    This is the way to go. The evo does not back up the text messages in a way that can be read by the gs3. The only way I know to do this is a stand alone app. SMS Backup does as well as any of them.
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    Email them to yourself.

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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    SMS Backup and Restore is perfect solution.
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    I've used Google Voice for several years now so I've never had to worry about this...highly recommended, especially for Sprint users!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mobdad View Post
    SMS Backup and Restore is perfect solution.
    I'll have to agree with this as well. (like the other posts before this one)

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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    Titanium Backup can backup /restore (without root) sms/mms too.
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    how do i transfer d backup file
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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    Use back up & message to email in the app store it backs up everything to your gmail. Its has a little blue envelope with orange hands as the icon. Can't remember the developer right now.

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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    my sms's are on the memory card, but how do i copy them to the phone memory or how can i view them on my samsung galaxy s3?
    PLEASE HELP
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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    I just did this the other night using dropbox and gosms pro
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    Thanks @Yung_Dilla! After trying various recommended apps which either crashed or dis not have a restore option when moving phones they go sms pro & dropbox plugin (free) worked flawlessly
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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    I know this thread is for S3 but I was reading it to find out how to transfer my txt to new phone. Had a Droid Pro with micro card. Now have a Turbo. After reading this I downloaded several SMS Backup & Restore apps. The only one that worked and is totally amazing has a brownish coloring filing cabinet. The creator is MDroid Apps. Plugged old phone into computer via USB cable. DL'd the app, Exported to Dropbox, DL'd app to new phone, Imported from Dropbox - Everything is there!! All the way back to my deceased spouse's last txt in 2010.

    Thank you for creating this thread and for the information!
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    Default Re: How to transfer text messages to S3?

    Quote Originally Posted by User Unknown2 View Post
    The only one that worked and is totally amazing has a brownish coloring filing cabinet. The creator is MDroid Apps.
    You could try using an app like Share Apps http://market.android.com/details?id...gers.shareapps to share the actual link to the application in question https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...sbackuprestore rather than describing the color of the icon, etc.
    Also please note that this app (and the majority of similar apps) only backup SMS, not MMS. The most reliable way to backup MMS is to use the Kies software on your computer.

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