How to Backup Text Messages on Samsung S9/S9 Edge?
With the release of Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Edge, many Samsung fans switch to the new S9 and then many new Samsung S9 users sent emails to me to ask about a simple way to backup text messages on S9. While there are many applications available on the web that can backup Android data, but only a few of them actually works. Have no idea on how to pick out a reliable one? Don't worry, in this article, we will introduce 3 different yet efficient solutions for your reference to back up text messages on S9/S9 Edge.
Solution 1: Backup Samsung S9/S9 Edge SMS to Computer with Android Assistant
Solution 2: How to Backup Galaxy S9/S9 Edge Messages to Samsung Account
Solution 3: Backup Samsung S9/S9 Edge Text Messages with SMS Backup & Restore App
In the very beginning, I want to introduce the Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac, which provides you with the easiest and most efficient way to backup your data from Samsung S9 to PC or Mac computer. In addition to text messages, it can also backup (and restore) your contacts, photos, videos, music, applications and more on your Android devices. It is fully compatible with overall Android based devices, including Samsung S9/S9 Edge/S8/S7/S6/Note 7/6/5/4/3, as well as HTC, ZTE, Huawei, LG, Sony, Motorola and more.
Android Assistant is 100% secure and reliable. After making backup with the program, you can restore the backup file to your device later. It also allows you to preview of your content before backup & restore.
Download the free trial version of Coolmuster Android Assistant to have a try, and then follow the steps in the below to backup messages on S9/S9 Edge.
Step 1. Connect Your Android Phone to Computer
Launch the Android Assistant on your computer and connect your S9 to the computer via a USB cord. Beforehand, make sure that the USB debugging option is turned on on your S9. After that, S9 will be detected by the program smoothly.
Step 2: Choose "Super Toolkit" option
Navigate to the top menu to select "Super Toolkit". Then, you can see there are "Backup" and "Restore" options are displayed here. choose "Backup" option and all the supported file types will be displayed.
Step 3: Backup Text Messages from S9 to Computer
Just tick off the "SMS" file type if you only want to backup text messages. After that, you can click "Start Copy" button to backup them on your computer.
Another way to backup Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Edge text messages is using the Samsung Account. As you know, we can sync Samsung Galaxy devices to Samsung account and Samsung cloud for backup, and later we can restore the backup file to other devices though the operations are complicated. But if you still want to learn how, you can follow the steps here:
Step 1: Go to Samsung account settings page to login to your Samsung account information. If you have no Samsung account, you need to create a new account now.
Step 2: Agree to the terms and conditions and connect your device to your Samsung account. You can also turn on the sync option from here.
Step 3: Once you have connected your S9 to the Samsung account, you can go to choose Account Settings > Samsung account. Go to the Backup settings and turn on the backup option for "Messages".
Step 4: Finally, you can click on the "Backup Now" option to kick off the SMS backup process.
Note: You should know that using Samsung Account, you can only backup your messages on Samsung cloud, not on computer like Android Assistant.
SMS Backup & Restore app is a third-party Android app that is specially designed for Android users to backup SMS messages, as well as call logs on computer as XML format so that you can restore it to your Android device later easily. You can also sync the backup file to Google Drive or Dropbox by emailing. Just follow the steps in the below to use SMS Backup & Restore App to backup text messages on Samsung Galaxy S9.
Step 1. Go to Google Play Store to download the SMS Backup & Restore App on your Samsung S9.
Step 2. Launch the app and you can take an immediate backup or you can choose "Set up a schedule" to setup an automatic schedule.
Step 3. Next, you can select what you want to backup and where you want to put the backup file, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, or on your phone.
Step 4. Finally, you can tap on the button of "Backup now" to backup Samsung S9 messages instantly.
Note: Just like Samsung account, you can not backup your messages on computer. What's more, the app only supports to backup messages and call logs. Therefore, we still recommend the Android Assistant most because it can backup your media files, apps and more and it enables you to backup text messages on computer directly.