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How to Transfer Text Messages from Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6 to Computer

Now, if you send and receive text messages on a daily basis then there is a high chance that you may have important text messages from your colleagues, family members, friends and other important offer messages from companies which you cannot afford to lose. So, it is recommended to keep a back copy of your text messages on your computer so that even if you lose the messages or delete them accidentally then you will be able to recover them later without any worries.


Now, there are many online apps which helps you to transfer text messages but we will be discussing two methods which can ease this task and you will be able to transfer the text messages from your Samsung Galaxy phone to computer without any hustle.


Method 1: Transfer Text from Samsung Galaxy to Computer Using Email

This method is pretty straight forward and doesn’t need much technical knowledge to finish the task. All you need to have is an email account and a stable internet connection. So what are we going to do here is that we will upload the text messages on email and then later access that email from a computer and download them on PC.


Step 1. Open Messages on your Samsung Galaxy Phone.


Step 2. Select all messages which you wish to transfer and click on the three dotted icon on the top right corner.


Step 3. Click on "More"and then tap on "Share".


Step 4. Now select "Email"from here. (You will be able to see multiple options but you will have to choose Email in this part).


Step 5. Now a compose email will be opened automatically and in the recipient field you will have to type your email ID or any email which you have access to.


Step 6. Now start your computer and open the email account where you just sent the messages.


Step 7. Download the attachment and enjoy.



Now, this process may be very inconvenient as you will have to select each messages manually and upload them one by one. If you want to avoid all these hustles then move on to the next method where we will be using an external software to transfer the text messages from Samsung Galaxy to Computer with just a few clicks.



Method 2: How to Transfer Texts from Galaxy S8/S7 to Computer with Android Manager

Android Desktop Manager is an online software which helps you to manage your Android phone via computer. This software can help you to transfer text messages, images, music, videos, and contacts and so on to computer with just a few clicks on your mouse.


You can free download the trail version and give it a try.




Step 1 Download, Install Android Manager on Your Computer

So, firstly, you will have to download Android Desktop Manager from the official website of Android Rescuer and install it on your computer. This step is simple and installation process is just like any other.


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Step 2 Connect Phone to PC using USB or QR Code

This software gives you the ability to connect your Samsung Galaxy to PC using a USB data cable or you can scan the QR code on your phone and it will be connected automatically. Note: Internet connection is required if you are scanning QR code to connect your phone with PC.


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Step 3 Select and Export Samsung Messages to Your Computer

Now that your Samsung Galaxy is connected with computer, you can now transfer the text messages to PC by clicking on "SMS" from the left bar from the main interface of the software. Select all messages and click on "Export”


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Step 4. Success. Now your messages are successfully exported to your computer. You can remove them from your phone and make some space to receive more messages.


If you are sending and receiving messages regularly then you must backup your text messages daily in order to avoid any kind of data loss. In many cases, the phone memory just fills up and you won’t have any space to receive text messages. In those cases you will have to delete some text messages in order to receive and send more messages on your phone.


Android Desktop Manager helps to transfer text messages to computer, so that you can delete them from your PC and create some more space on your phone to receive more messages.


Just download the trail version to transfer text from Android phone to PC right now.





Lotte Hileman

Senior editor

Lotte Hileman is the founder and editorial director at Android-rescuer studio and is enjoying discovering most useful Tips in the Android wrold.