Do not want to lose your important SMS when you intend to do a factory reset on your Android phone or replacing your phone, then it is ideal for you to perform a complete SMS backup before going it.
Android SMS Transfer is a great application that can help you backup all your SMS on your Android phone as a .db file and save the file to the root of the phone’s SD card. Then you can copy this SMS backup .db file from your phone to computer for safe keep or later restore. Click here to know the steps to backup Android SMS to SD card with this utility.
Note: After you backup SMS to SD card on Android, the backup file is stored by default in the SmsBackup folder of phone’s internal storage card instead of external storage card. You can copy the backup file from phone internal storage to compute or an external SD card on your own needs.
Connect your phone to computer through a USB cable, when connected, open the drive that represents your phone internal storage card, locate and open SmsBackup folder, then you will be able to find the SMS backup .db file inside the folder.
After backup Android SMS to SD card, you can use the PC port of this tool to import the .db file to view messages directly on computer. Also, you can manage SMS on computer, such as delete unwanted text messages, print out SMS or export the SMS to local computer and save as easily accessible .csv or .txt file.
Launch the program on your Android phone, when you hit “Backup SMS” icon on the main screen to backup SMS to Android SD card, a software register window will pop out, you can input your license email or code to register for a full version, or just click trial for a function testing. The limitation of the trial version is that you can only backup up to 10 SMS.