The text messages on your Android phone or tablet are more than some plain words, they carry all the memories that you want to keep. Whether they contain important notice including business information, a romance, or simply make you want to read it over and over again. Well, more often than not, your phone's memory is limited. So they best way to keep the messages is to transfer SMS from Android to PC. By doing so, you could still have access to the messages even when your phone is not accessible or lost.
Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is a professional tool to recover and transfer photos, videos, contacts, SMS and more for ALL Android-based devices, which includes the latest Google Nexus 4/5/6/7/9/10 Samsung Note 4, MX 4, LG3, Sony Xperia Z3, etc. Powerful as Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is, it is extremely easy to use.
Transfer text messages from Android device to computer: 3-step guide
Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is available for free download. To copy messages from Android to PC, you should first download it to your computer, install it and launch it then.
- Step 1: Connect your phone/tablet to PC via a USB cable and follow the prompts on the program's primary interface to enable USB debugging and turn on USB storage.
- Step 2: Press "Start" button on the main interface of Tenorshare Android Data Recovery and it will start to scan all the photos, contacts, messages, videos and call histories on your phone/tablet including those you deleted or lost. When the scanning finishes, you'll be able to preview all scanned data in category just as the picture shows.
- Step 3: Switch to "Messages" category, select the messages that you want to retrieve and click "Recover".
Within minutes, all the text messages you need will be transferred to your PC. Note that the step-by-step guide mentioned above apply to Windows operating system including Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. If you're Mac users, please check How to restore Android files on Mac OS X.
Besides transferring messages from Android to PC, Tenorshare Android Data Recovery allows you to recover deleted or lost contacts, photos, videos, call history, etc. after rooting Android, factory settings reset, flashing ROM and more.