“I recently purchase a new Samsung Galaxy S4 and would like to keep my SMS on the old Android. Is there any way to directly save the whole thread of SMS messages to my SD card for backup?” — by Kevin

Almost all Android phones come with the standard settings of saving SMS in the internal memory. If you are intend to change your old Android to a new one and have important messages you don’t want to lose, you may find the need to backup SMS to SD card. Here is a good news for you. Jihosoft currently developed Android SMS Backup to help you easily backup SMS to Android SD card.

The following step by step guide shows how to backup SMS to SD card on Android:

To get started, free download Android Backup SMS to SD Card installation package from the official site. Decompress it and transfer the .apk file in the “Phone Port” to your old Android.

Step 1: Install and launch this Android SMS Transfer on your Android. On the main interface, click “Backup SMS” to save SMS to SD card on Android.

Backup SMS to Android SD Card

Step 2: You can use the default name or input a new name for the backup SMS file.

Backup SMS to Android SD Card

Step 3: Click the “OK” button and your SMS will be automatically saved to micro-SD card on Android in .db file.

Backup SMS to Android SD Card

Note: You will be requested to fill in register information if you are not registered. Input the license email and code, and you will successfully register the program on your Android phone. Or click “Trail” to continue free try the software, but the free trial version only support 10 SMS backup.

Backup SMS to Android SD Card

Additional Functions of Jihosoft Android SMS Backup

More than backup SMS to SD card on old Android, this powerful Android SMS Transfer allows you to restore SMS to new Android phone from .db file on SD card. Install and run the app on your new Android, click the “Restore SMS” and select the .db file saved on the SD card. Then click on “OK”, the app works quickly to restore the SMS messages to your new Android phone. When restored successfully, you will see your old Android SMS in the new phone’s mailbox.