If you want to backup the songs or videos from your Samsung Galaxy S5 to PC, it is quite simple because all the things are stored in the SD card. But when it comes to SMS text messages, which are saved in the internal storage of your Galaxy S5. What can you do to solve this problem? Here I would like to introduce a third party program to help you do the Samsung S5 SMS backup.
Wondershare MobileGo for Android is a very suitable tool for you to backup the SMS text messages from your Samsung Galaxy S5 to your computer as a XML or TXT file. Another one is the dr.fone – Switch, whose function is similar to the above one and you can directly backup all things in your Samsung Galaxy S5 to the other smartphone.
Part 1. How to Backup SMS from Samsung Galaxy S5 to PC – MobileGo for Android
The Wondershare MobileGo for Android or the Wondershare MobileGo for Android Pro (Mac) is a very useful Android manager tool and it is quite convenient for you to make a backup copy of your Samsung Galaxy S5 SMS text messages and all other documents like songs, pictures, movies, contacts, and apps.
You can see the detailed measures below to tell you the ways to make a backup copy of the Samsung S5 messages to the PC and in this article I would like to choose the Windows version as model and for the Mac users, you should follow the steps either due to the similar process.
Step 1. Operate the Android manager and link your Samsung Galaxy S5 to your PC
Operate this Android manager on your PC and then link your Galaxy S5 to your PC via a USB cable. Then the phone will be examined and the things on the Galaxy S5 like contacts, apps, songs, pictures, movies, and SMS will appear in the main window of your computer.
Step 2. Backup Samsung Galaxy S5 SMS text messages to computer
You should choose the SMS in the left to see the SMS window and choose the box. Then you can make a backup. Next you can click the Click Import/Export > Export selected SMS to computer or Export all SMS to computer. Naturally, you have stored the SMS documents at C:\Program Files\Wondershare\MobileGo for Android.
The place you want to save this document is depending on you. And the format of the saved documents is of these two choices of XML and TXT. This program also helps you to send texts from your PC to someone and you can text the receiver instead of answering it if the phone is ringing.
Part 2. How to Backup Galaxy S5 SMS Messages to another Smartphone – dr.fone Switch
The dr.fone – Switch works for all iDevice, Nokia and Android devices, is a really efficient phone to phone data transfer and helps you to finish the transferring task easily. With it, making a backup copy of your Samsung Galaxy S5 SMS or messages to another smartphone become very simple.
Step 1. Link your Galaxy S5 and another smartphone to your computer
Once the dr.fone is operated choose “Switch” option, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and other phones like iPhone or Android phone should be linked to your computer. You can see the two phones are shown in the main window.
Step 2. Backup Samsung Galaxy S5 SMS text messages to another smartphone now
Firstly, you should not choose the documents except SMS. Then you should choose the Start Transfer and then the backup can begin.
You can choose the Clear data before copy if the iPhone or Android phone has some SMS you no longer need and give the other one's space from your Samsung Galaxy S5.