Windows Phone Message Backup
Maybe you are the super careful type like I am. Or you really want to be careful now because you have very sensitive data on your phone. Or you just feel the need to create a back for some data on your phone. However, there is good news for windows phone users. There are some free good way to backup your data and save yourself the headache of losing vital data.
Previously, Microsoft Windows phone users could back up their data using Transfer my Data app but there is a new and better option now. The contacts+message backup app is the new solution. This will do the trick in helping you back up and restore important data. So let see how we can use this app.
First you will have to get a clean SD card to ensure that the back up process does not fail. When i say a clean SD, I mean one that is free of malware or your data might still not be safe. So get a clean SD.
Now you will need to download the contacts+message backup app from the Microsoft store and install it on your phone. After installation, you will need to find the interface in the settings section-other apps are usually found in the apps section.
Once you are in settings, you just have to scroll down to the app’s name then agree with the licensing requirements to proceed with the tool.
Then click on the Backup option to proceed to the things you would like to store in the SD card. However, three options are provided by this app: SMS, MMS and Contacts. When you have selected what you would like to store, click on Backup.
All you need to do now is wait for a few minutes for the process to terminate when it starts. After the process is complete, you will find a folder named backup+restore folder in the SD card. Note that Windows Phone SMS will stored as XML files while contacts will be stored a VCF format.
How to Restore or View Backed Up Text Messages Windows Phone
Restoring you contact is quite easier and takes less amount of time than backing them up. However, our dear contacts+message backup app will be needed. Let us see how we could restore our already backed up data.
Step I: The phone where you want to restore Windows Phone data should have the contacts+message backup app to accomplish this. If it does not have the tool then you should download it from the store. Obviously, it should be a windows phone which supports the app.
Step II: Now with the contacts+message backup app installed, you would just have to insert the SD card that contains the backup+restore folder. Or you can copy the folder into the phone then go to settings and find the app name then click on restore. Click on the items you want to restore then choose the point where the backup is stored and click on restore then wait for the process.
Windows Phone SMS Backup To PC
Maybe you would want to backup your data on a PC instead. Then this few step can help solve that problem. The Wondershare Mobiletrans. This is a smart and one-click phone transfer and backup program. It lets you backup possibly anything. You can backup photos, videos, music files on Windows phone to PC in 1 click. It’s a totally risk-free and user-friendly tool. The few steps below should do the trick.
Step I:- First, you would have install and run the phone transfer program, the Wondershare MobileTrans on the Windows PC. Then select Back Up Your Phone from the displayed options.
Step II:- Then connect your Windows Phone to the computer via USB cables. Wondershare Mobiletrans will recognize the Windows Phone automatically.
Step III:- You already know Wondershare Mobiletrans can support to back up the photos, videos, and music files on Windows Phone to PC. So just go ahead and select the file types you would like to back up and click Start Transfer.
Note that you can customize the location of your backup folder. To do this simply click the menu on the right top of the window and then choose “Settings”. Click on “Browse” to select the file location of your choice and then click on “OK”. Finish