how to backup text messages

written by Jebarson Jebamony on February 12, 2013 in Messaging with 2 comments">2 comments

You can configure your phone to backup text messages, be it SMS / MMS / IM chats.

  1. Open the Messaging.
  2. Expand the menu by tapping the ellipsis (…).
  3. Tap the “settings”.
  4. Switch on the “Text message backup”.

Alternatively you can also navigate to the settings through “Settings -> backup”.

All the backups will be made to SkyDrive.

Text Backup Settings

Text Backup Settings

This how to is written based on Windows Phone 8. Actual functionality might differ from device to device. Some features may not be available with pre-Windows Phone 8.