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How to copy SMS messages to your PC ?

Postby martincymru » Mon, 04 Apr 2016 12:10 pm

I have two smart phones.

Sony Experia
I downloaded "PC companion" onto my PC. There is no menu to view messages in or sent thus I cannot copy to another format (word, excel etc.). Sony say "correct, no facility".
What to do?

Oppo Neo 7
Ditto.
With Oppo you can archive/back up as a zip file then transfer to your new phone.
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Both Sony and Oppo do not have a facility for me to keep a record of my SMS messages on my PC.

? Anyone help please ?

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Re: How to copy SMS messages to your PC ?

Postby nakatago » Mon, 04 Apr 2016 12:37 pm

martincymru wrote:I have two smart phones.

Sony Experia
I downloaded "PC companion" onto my PC. There is no menu to view messages in or sent thus I cannot copy to another format (word, excel etc.). Sony say "correct, no facility".
What to do?

Oppo Neo 7
Ditto.
With Oppo you can archive/back up as a zip file then transfer to your new phone.
//
Both Sony and Oppo do not have a facility for me to keep a record of my SMS messages on my PC.

? Anyone help please ?


Use this app. https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... tore&hl=en

1. Install on both phones.
2. Use app to back-up files on the Sony.
3. Copy backup file from Sony to Oppo.
4. Restore on the Oppo; point to where you copied the file from the Sony.

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Re: How to copy SMS messages to your PC ?

Postby PNGMK » Mon, 04 Apr 2016 1:04 pm

Take a picture with a digital camera of the phone.
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Re: How to copy SMS messages to your PC ?

Postby bgd » Mon, 04 Apr 2016 3:50 pm

PNGMK wrote:Take a picture with a digital camera of the phone.


Or a screen print on the phone and email it.

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Re: How to copy SMS messages to your PC ?

Postby martincymru » Mon, 04 Apr 2016 4:52 pm

Maybe I didn't make myself clear.

I simply need to read (and able to word search) sms messages on my PC using word or excel software.

Ignore fact I have 2 phones.

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Re: How to copy SMS messages to your PC ?

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 04 Apr 2016 10:14 pm

Wondershare MobileGo will permit you to export SMS messages to an XML file.

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Re: How to copy SMS messages to your PC ?

Postby nakatago » Tue, 05 Apr 2016 7:01 am

martincymru wrote:Maybe I didn't make myself clear.

I simply need to read (and able to word search) sms messages on my PC using word or excel software.

Ignore fact I have 2 phones.



Still works

* after you've done your backup, remember the location of the backup files
* plug in your phone, enable access to storage to it (depends on brand, OS version of phone)
* copy the xml files you see in that location in your phone. Your SMS's should be "sms-<YEAR><MONTH><DAY><TIME>.xml"
* try to open that file in Excel:
* when asked, choose "Open the file without applying a stylesheet"
* when asked, choose "As an XML table"
* you should then have a neat spreadsheet of your messages with nicely marked columns

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Re: How to copy SMS messages to your PC ?

Postby xiaowanyi » Tue, 24 Jan 2017 3:03 pm

If you want to copy SMS messages from Sony and Oppo phone to PC, you can ask Android SMS backup tool for help, which can help you transfer all text messages from Sony and Oppo phone to computer for backup.

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Re: How to copy SMS messages to your PC ?

Postby vansy » Tue, 31 Jan 2017 2:27 pm

You can copy your sms messages in messenger ang then open messenger in your PC and then copy it from messenger.


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