How to Transfer Texts From Android to Android

Alicia Santos

Android, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will learn how to transfer texts from one Android device to another. Whether you’re upgrading to a new phone or simply need to share important messages, transferring texts can be a useful skill to have. With the help of a few simple steps, you’ll be able to effortlessly transfer your text messages between Android devices.

Method 1: Using Google Drive

If you have a Google account, using Google Drive is an easy and efficient way to transfer your texts.

Step 1: Backup Texts on Your Old Android Device

  • Open the Messaging app on your old Android device.
  • Tap on the menu icon (usually three dots) in the top-right corner of the screen.
  • Select “Settings” from the menu options.
  • Find and tap on “Backup & restore” or “Chat backup” option, depending on your device.
  • Select “Backup”.

Step 2: Transfer Texts to Your New Android Device

  • On your new Android device, sign in with the same Google account that you used for backup on your old device.
  • Open the Messaging app.
  • Select “Restore”.

You have successfully transferred your texts from one Android device to another using Google Drive!

Method 2: Using SMS Backup & Restore App

If you prefer using a third-party app for text message transfer, SMS Backup & Restore is an excellent choice.

Step 1: Install SMS Backup & Restore App on Your Old Android Device

  • Open the Google Play Store on your old Android device.
  • Search for “SMS Backup & Restore”.
  • Select the app from the search results.
  • Tap on “Install”.

Step 2: Backup Texts on Your Old Android Device

  • Open the SMS Backup & Restore app.
  • Choose the desired backup options, such as backup location and file format.
  • Select “Backup” to initiate the backup process.

Step 3: Transfer Texts to Your New Android Device

  • Install SMS Backup & Restore App on Your New Android Device, following the same steps mentioned in Step 1.
  • Note: Make sure to sign in with the same Google account used for backup on your old device.
  • Open the SMS Backup & Restore app.
    • If prompted, grant necessary permissions for accessing messages.
    • Congratulations! You have successfully transferred your texts from one Android device to another using the SMS Backup & Restore app.

      In conclusion, transferring texts from one Android device to another is a straightforward process. Whether you choose to use Google Drive or a third-party app like SMS Backup & Restore, both methods offer reliable and convenient ways to transfer your text messages. Follow the steps outlined in this tutorial, and you’ll be able to transfer your texts seamlessly!

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