Google Drive stores your documents, photos, and files in the cloud, so that you can access them from any computer or mobile device. That means if you have multiple devices (e.g., a phone and tablet), you can back up all of your text messages to Google Drive—great for parents who want to keep track of their kids’ texts or roommates who want to save conversations about shared bills or other household matters! Here’s how to do it! How To Back Up All of Your SMS Text Messages to Google Drive
Get the right phone
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Before you try to back up your text messages, you need a smartphone that allows you to do so. The easiest way is through your carrier (either an iPhone from AT&T or Verizon Wireless or an Android phone from T-Mobile or Sprint). Just make sure that your phone has enough memory and that it’s fully charged before starting.
Setup your phone
The first thing you need to do is set up your phone for backup. I’m assuming that you already have some form of cloud storage installed on your phone, whether it be Dropbox or Google Drive. If not, download and install whichever one is most convenient for you and proceed. With both applications, it should only take a few minutes to setup automatic backup from your device.
Download Google Drive App
In order to back up your text messages and photos on Android, you first need to download Google Drive. The app works as an extension for Gmail and lets you create, edit and share documents with others. It also comes with 15GB of free storage space, which is more than enough for your text messages and pictures. For Apple users, you can use iCloud or iCloud Drive for similar features.
Add Gmail Account To The App
Step 1: Open your device’s app store and search for an app called Android Device Manager. This is a Google service that allows you to locate, lock, or even wipe your phone remotely. Install it. Step 2: After installation, open up Android Device Manager on your phone. If you don’t see a prompt to add your Gmail account, tap Settings in the upper right-hand corner and then tap Add Account. Select Gmail from the list of options and enter in your username and password when prompted. Once added, go back into Settings > Security > Smart Lock > Trusted Devices (or just Trusted Devices) > Add trusted device. Select Android Device Manager from the list of options.
Create a Backup Rule
The first thing you need to do is decide how often you want your messages backed up. This can be done on a daily, weekly, or monthly schedule depending on what works best for you and your needs. From there, go into Settings>Data Usage and tap Manage Rules. Tap + New Rule and choose Backup Data from Android Backup Service. Here you can configure backup schedules and other settings for both text messages and call logs.
Can SMS be backed up on Google Drive?
Yes. If you have an Android device and are using a newer version of Android (previously known as ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ and later updated to ‘Android 4.0’ or ‘Android 4.1’), you can backup your text messages on Google Drive. The method for doing so is very simple, but it does require that you download a third-party application from Google Play. The application is called SMS Backup & Restore, and it allows users to back up their text messages from one phone onto another phone or onto Google Drive. This means that if your phone is lost, damaged, stolen, etc., all of your important text message conversations will be backed up online in real-time. The best part about it? It’s completely free!
How can I backup my text messages to Google Drive?
You can backup all of your text messages on your Android device to Google Drive with a new app called CloudSMS, which allows you to create a .bak file containing all your SMS text messages and save it directly on your hard drive. This way, you have an exact copy of all your message threads and can access them at any time. Here’s how it works
How do I backup all my text messages?
Not everyone has unlimited data like some modern smartphones allow you. If you’re lucky enough, then you probably don’t have to worry about conserving space on your phone. But if space is an issue—or if you just want a backup in case something happens—this guide will teach you how to back up all your text messages and transfer them to Google Drive.
How do I transfer all my messages to Google?
There are a couple ways you can transfer your messages. You can choose between backing them up on an individual basis or use Google’s backup and restore functionality to transfer all messages in one go. Here’s how to do both: The first option is to back up individual conversations by using Google Assistant. Here’s how: Open Assistant Tap on Conversations Tap More settings Select Backup & Sync Under Google Drive, tap Backup my data from Android devices, including text messages (SMS/MMS) and call logs. If it says off, turn it on!
How do I sync my text messages to Gmail?
There are two ways that you can go about doing this, depending on what your preferences are. The first way is that you can use one of several apps (such as MyBackup Pro), which will allow you to have full access and control over your backups through a user-friendly interface. The second option is to backup your messages directly through Gmail’s website, which will allow you to avoid potentially unnecessary app downloads if all you need is a simple backup.
Where are SMS messages stored on Android?
The messages you send and receive on your Android are stored on your device. When you back up your phone, it backs up everything—including all text messages. However, if you backup your device using a cable connected to a computer instead of over-the-air using Google Backup Assistant (or some other cloud service), all texts will be transferred onto a PC as Microsoft Word documents (.docx). This is probably not what you want, but luckily it’s easy to save them as plain text files (.txt).
If you use multiple mobile devices, whether it’s just your personal phone and work-issued phone or a mix of various phones and tablets, it can be difficult to keep track of your SMS text messages across each one. Thankfully, there’s an easy way to back up all of these messages so you can restore them on the fly or sync them across devices when needed. This article will walk you through how to backup your SMS text messages to Google Drive so you don’t lose any important info in the future.
Do you want to backup all of your text messages? Well, there are several ways to do this, but the easiest way to back up your text messages would be to just upload all of them to Google Drive. This will help you store them in one place, and it’s also convenient because you can share them with other people as well as access them from any device that has access to Google Drive. Now that you know how to back up all of your text messages in one place, let’s go over how you can do this easily.