Transfer Text Messages to Computer from Motorola Atrix/Charm/Droid
"How to save/transfer text messages to your computer? I have a Motorola Atrix HD but I might sell it soon. I would like to save the text messages stored in it. How can I do that?"
More and more people choose buying an Android phone to handle their daily life and work contemporarily. And Android phone is playing an important role in connecting people and digital entertainment. Texting is one of the most frequently used functions in an Android phone and many important notices and bussiness information sent or received text messages. If you are an Android owner, you must find that it is troublesome to transfer and save these valuable messages to computer. Well, let's see why we need to tranfer text messages from an Motorola phone to computer.
Situation 1: Make a backup of the important text messages in case that they would be accidentlly deleted or lost from phone;
Situation 2: For the reason to preserve memory, saving SMS to computer so that you can clear the inbox;
Situation 3: Plan to give away the old Motorola phone but want to keep the text messages.
Coolmuster Android SMS Transfer Makes the Task Easy!
It is not easy to transfer SMS from a mobile phone to comptuer because SMS database is saved in the internal flash memory of a phone that we can not directly extract them out. But there is always a way out! Coolmuster Android Assistant is an one-shop management tool for Android users to save your text messages conveniently and safely from any Motorola phone to computer for backup. In addition to Motorola phones, it also works on other Android-based devices, such as Samsung, LG, HTC, BlackBerry and so on. With this simple yet effective software, you can view, send & receive text messages and print text messages on computer directly. If you are using a Mac machine, you can try the Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac, which has the same powerful functions as Windows version.
Take a trail version of this Android managing tool with below buttons and then follow the guide below.
Note: The following is the step-by-step guide about how to export SMS from Motorola mobile to computer. The guide is based on Windows platform. Mac users can get the Mac version of the software and also follow this guide.
Easy Steps to Save Motorola Phone Text Messages to PC
Step 1. Connect Your Motorola Phone to Computer
After installing and launching the SMS transfer tool for your Morotola phone, connect your Motorola phone to the computer via a USB cord and once the connection is successful, your phone will be detected by this program automatically. If it is the first time to run this software, you will be required to enable USB debugging on your phone at first. If your phone can be detected by the program, you can skip to the next step.
Follow the below instruction to enable USB debugging:
1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
When the USB debugging is enabled, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up. Then, the parameter information of your Motorola device, including phone model, system version and storage space size will be shown in the main interface like below.
Note: Coolmuster Android Assistant is fully compatible with all Motorola phones, including Motorola Atrix, Motorola Atrix 2, Motorola Charm, Motorola Quench Cliq XT, Motorola Droid, Motorola Milestone, Motorola Droid X, Motorola Milestone X, Motorola Droid X2, Motorola Global, Motorola Backflip, Motorola Devour, Motorola DEXT, Motorola Defy, Motorola Flipout, Motorola Droid Bionic, Motorola Admiral, Motorola Droid RAZR, Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX, Motorola Atrix HD.
Step 2: Enter the SMS window
When your phone is successfully detected by the program, all the files in your phone will be displayed on the top menu in categories. Click the "Contacts" icon from the top and click on the "All SMS" option from the left panel, you will see all the text messages in your Motorola phone will show in list on the right. Mark the text message conversations you want to save to the computer and click the button of "Export".
Step 3. Start to export the selected SMS
After that, a "Path" dialog will appear, asking you to choose an output location to save the exported text messages. Just choose a place on your computer and then click the "Ok" button to begin the transfer process. Wait for a short time, all the selected text message conversations will be exported to the specific location. Now, you can print them out into one paper.
More Functions of Coolmuster Android Assistant:
Thanks to the transferring program, which can help export text messages in .xml or .txt format from device to computer easily. It can also help us to:
* Send group messages via computer to any mobile phone number;
* Back up text messages, contacts, photos, music, videos and apps to computer;
* Manage contact info on computer, including adding new contacts, deleting or editing existing contacts;
* Push music, pictures and videos from computer to your Android phone;
* Restore your phone from the backup files with one click.
Download the all-included program to have a try: