Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,779,915 Members 37,572 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

SMS Backup+ does not restore my old text messages

Tip us?
 
CtK4949
Old
#11  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 8
Posts: 135
Join Date: Aug 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by bakemcbride21 View Post
I think you are using a different program than I do. Mine is SMS Backup and Restore by Ritesh Sahu....I think yours is SMS Backup+ by Jan Berkel?

So if you have your old phone still, I'd restore all the texts on it (I am assuming that would still work)...install the program I use...back it up and upload the backup file to dropbox or google drive.

Then on your M8, install the program I use and then bring down that backup file from Google Drive (or Dropbox) and get all of your old texts on the M8
Ya mine is SMS Backup+

But good idea i still have not sold my G2, so ill try to restore it and use ur app.

thanks!!
 
bakemcbride21
Old
#12  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 99
Posts: 454
Join Date: Sep 2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by CtK4949 View Post
Ya mine is SMS Backup+

But good idea i still have not sold my G2, so ill try to restore it and use ur app.

thanks!!
Hope it works! And as previously stated...to restore messages in Kit Kat..

SMS Backup and Restore will prompt you telling you it needs to be the default messaging app. Allow that and then you can restore....then go back into your settings and change the default messaging app to whatever you use for texting...probably the stock messaging app I presume.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Quick Control Panel Updated, Adds Notification Support

As some of you may remember, earlier this year we spoke about Quick Control Panel by … more

Narrate Makes Note Taking Efficient and Beautiful

Technology has put life on the fast track. Whether its travelling to multiple places or … more

Android App Review: How to Speed Up Your Android Phone – XDA Developer TV

Is your Android device running slow? Is your Android device … more

Make a Pre-Rooted Stock Sony ROMs in Just Few Clicks

Many usersdon’t see any particular reason to change out the stock firmware … more