Smartphones are becoming more and more popular nowadays. Many tasks we finished on computer before can now be easily handled with a smartphone. It is really help us a lot. At the same time, more and more people begin to worry about personal information security, SMS safety, for instance. In fact with a third party software, it is not a big thing to backup/restore the SMS on your phone. In this article I will take Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini as an example to give you a brief introduction on how to backup SMS. With just a few clicks, you will get your SMS backed up.
Step One: Backup/Restore SMS in SD Card
Install AST Android SMS Backup in your Galaxy S3 Mini, then find the program in the mobile UI to launch it. To backup SMS, just click Backup SMS. And in no minute your SMS should have been backed up in SD card. For restoring the backup SMS to Galaxy S3 Mini you simply click Restore SMS.
Step Two: Transfer SMS to PC
Connect the Galaxy S3 Mini to your computer with a data cable and copy the backup SMS file to computer. After that you go to the desktop to launch AST Android SMS transfer, click File on the panel to import the backup SMS you would like to manage on PC.
Step Three: Manage SMS on PC
AST will read the backup SMS file itself and display the messages after you import the file. And now you can manage SMS on computer conveniently, edit, delete, export and print the selected ones.