Question: I text a lot. I have about 42,000 short messages over about 150 treads on my Samsung Galaxy S3. Now my problem is my inability to backup these messages to my computer. Does anyone know a way to fix it? Thanks in advance. – Asked by Ryan on AndroidForums.com
Solution: Use AST Android SMS Transfer – Best App for Samsung Galaxy S III Short Message Backup Looking for an easier and effective way to transfer Samsung Galaxy S3 text messages? Want to backup Samsung Galaxy S3 text messages to your computer? Here we strongly recommend AST Android SMS Transfer. This powerful Android App will helps you achieve an effective backup of text messages from Samsung Galaxy S3 to your computer.
Learn how to transfer and backup Samsung Galaxy S3 text message with the following steps:
Step 1: Download AST Android SMS Transfer. Decompress it, you will see two folders: “PC Port” and “Phone Port”. Install the program on your computer and mobile phone separately.
Step 2: Run this Android SMS Backup on your Samsung Galaxy S3. You will see two options “Backup SMS” and “Restore SMS” on its main interface. To transfer Samsung Galaxy S3 text message, click “Backup SMS”.
Step 3: This Samsung Galaxy S III Short Message Transfer will popup a window which allows you to input a file name for the file backed up. Then click “OK”, your Samsung Galaxy S3 SMS messages will be saved to SD card in .db file.
Step 4: Connect your Samsung Galaxy S3 to computer via USB. Copy the backed .db file from SD card to computer. Now you successfully transfer and backup Samsung Galaxy S III text messages to computer.
More Features about AST Android SMS Transfer:
More than backup Samsung Galaxy S3 short messages to computer, AST Android SMS Transfer allows you to view, edit, or print out Samsung Galaxy S III SMS. Just click “File” then “Import” to load the file to the program. Then you can manage your text messages on computer with ease.
PS: Windows and Mac version of Android SMS Transfer are both available. Here this guide is operated on Windows computer. If you are using a Mac, please download AST Android SMS Transfer for Mac.