SMS Backup apps for Android – To Gmail, SD cards

While contacts, and other important information easily gets synced to your Gmail account, but SMS is one thing – you will need to backup everytime you are changing phones/factory reset or even applying new custom ROM.

There are a few handy applications available in the Android market, which will easily help you make the back up of your text messages.

Backup to Gmail:

1. SMS Backup: It automatically backs up SMS messages to your Gmail account.

Market Link

2. SMS Backup+: Yes, that + is there for a reason. This app automatically backup SMS, MMS and call log entries using a separate label in Gmail / Google Calendar. It is also possible to restore SMS and call log entries back to the phone (MMS not supported yet).

Market Link

Backup on SD card:

1. SMS Backup & Restore: A simple app to backup SMS on the SD Card, which can be restored later.

Market Link

2. SMS Backup & Restore: Offer similar functionality as the above app, this application takes backup of your SMS into file which is stored on your SD card (location : /sdcard/SMSBackup/) and same will be used to restore on the same or other device.

Market Link


Post Author: Gaurav Shukla

Gaurav Shukla is the editor of AndroidOS.in. If you'd like to reach him, drop an email at 'gaurav@androidos.in' or connect with him on Twitter (@gauravshukla).

4 thoughts on “SMS Backup apps for Android – To Gmail, SD cards

    Gagan

    (July 16, 2011 - 7:50 am)

    Is there any application which can save SMS to a PC for backup ,which can be read later on the PC ?

    Bharath

    (July 15, 2011 - 10:18 pm)

    SMS Backup & Restore by Ritesh Sahu is cool. It’s in my essential list. And it’s pretty much reliable.

    Sayantan Nandi

    (July 15, 2011 - 2:08 pm)

    is there an app data backup for android ?i hate losing game progress while upgrading firmwares and hard resets

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *