Do you save your text messages?

pseudoware

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I don't know, I've always treated texts like phone calls - ATM info exchange. If anything is important enough, I'd write it down, voice record it, Evernote, screenshot, etc. Attachments get saved if I wanted to keep them. Otherwise, like a phone call, I'm done w/that text. I don't need to archive it or move it to my new phone or restore it after flashing a new ROM.

Just me, but I don't get copying hundreds or thousands of text messages to a new phone, or saving them on an SD card or computer. Anyone do this? Why? Or, why not?

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I don't purposely go out of my way to delete them, but if I get a new phone or do a hard reset or flash a new ROM I don't care that I lose all the history
 

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Normally, I delete them once read. If I dont then I dont keep them long, maybe a few days.It all depends on if its just everyday chat or important chat

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I don't go out of my way to delete them (unless they're spam or login codes or something equally pointless to keep), but I don't transfer them to new devices.
 

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Yep. I just never delete them. Just keep them stored there. Although I switch phones or whatever I don't try and port them... I just never delete them off the phone I am using ... Unless it's a few messages with someone I don't contact much.
 

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I usually keep them because most of them are business related, if I need to reference something then it's there. I do very little personal texting so it's really not much of a factor for me.