SMS Backup & Restore lets you backs up and restores your phone's text messages easily.
- Backup SMS Messages in XML format.
- Backup format is independent of the Android version so the messages can be easily moved from one phone to another, irrespective of the Android version.
- View / Restore all Messages.
- Delete all SMS Messages on the Phone.
- Email a backup file.
NOTE : The app does not support MMS (Picture/Audio/Video) messages.
If you intend to do a factory reset on the phone, please make sure you save / email a copy of the backup copy.
This App needs the following permissions to work:
* Storage - modify/delete SD card contents (android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE): To create the csv file on the SD card.
* Your messages - edit SMS or MMS, read SMS or MMS (android.permission.READ_SMS, android.permission.WRITE_SMS): Needed to read SMS during backups and write them during restore.
* Your personal information - read contact data (android.permission.READ_CONTACTS): To display and store the contact names in the backup file.
* Network communication - full Internet access (android.permission.INTERNET): For displaying Ads.
* Network State - (android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE): Required by the Google Admob Ads so that it can check the state of the network before requesting Ads.
* System tools - prevent phone from sleeping (android.permission.WAKE_LOCK): To prevent the phone from going to sleep/suspended state while a backup or restore operation is in progress.