Posted by Aimee , Jul 13, 2018
"I need help! I want to transfer my text messages from my old HTC to my new Samsung S8. But I got no ideas. I really need to keep these messages, so any help is greatly appreciated."
Well, if you upgrade from one Android phone to another, you may need to move our important text messages from your old device to the brand new one. Since modern Android devices don't have external storage, to move SMS between Android phones via SD card seems nearly impossible. Hence copying SMS from old Android to another could be a headache for those who are not familiar with Android system. Don't worry, we are here to help. In this article, we will introduce two available methods to transfer text messages from Android to Android.
Bluetooth is most commonly used on wireless phone, making the process of sending messages such as SMS much easier. Steps are shown below:
- Turn on your Bluetooth device and pair it with another Bluetooth capable device. Please consult your phone’s manual for specific instructions for your device.
- Navigate to the SMS messaging application.
- Select the messages that you want to send.
- Press the "Menu" or "Options" key and select the option "Send via Bluetooth" or "Beam".
- Confirm your selection, and then press the "Send" button.
In this part, I'd like to recommend professional text message management software - RecoveryTool Phone Transfer. This program enables you not only transfer SMS, but also copy other files like photos, videos, music, contacts, call logs from Android to Android in only three steps. Just check the tutorial below to have a try.
Step 1: Connect Android phones to PC
Firstly, please install and run Phone Transfer on your PC. Select "Phone to Phone Transfer" mode, then plug your Android phones to PC one by one.
Step 2: Select Text Messages to Copy
Now please select "Text Messages" in the middle column when both phones are connected and detected by this program. If you want to remove the former SMS stored in the target Android phone, you may tick "Clear data before copy" option.
Step 3: Copy and Export Text Messages to New Android
Tap on "Start Copy". And when the process bar is 100% filled, click "OK".
See? With the help of RecoveryTool Phone Transfer, Only three simple steps, all your precious SMS have been totally transferred to the new Android device. Now you can enjoy the latest, wonderful brand new Android phone without worrying the transferring of all data. Download this program and have a try, it won’t let you down!