How to View Android Text Messages on Computer
Step 1. Connect Your Android Phone to Computer ď ś Connect your Android phone to the computer via a USB cord. Then, you will see the connected phone is detected by this program automatically. If it is the first time to run this software, you may encounter the following picture and required to enable USB debugging on your phone at first. If your device can be detected by the program, you can directly skip to the next step. ď ś
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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".
Step 2: Enter the SMS windows ď ś From the top menu, you can see all the files in your cell phone will be displayed in categories. Click the "Contacts" icon from the top and you will enter the Contacts window. By clicking on the "All SMS" option from the left panel, all the text messages in your phone will show in list on the right. Mark the SMS you want to read on your computer and click the button of "Backup". ď ś
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3. Start to export SMS at once ď ś There will be a "Path" dialog appears after your click the "Backup" button. Just choose an output location for saving the exported text messages and then click the "Ok" button to begin the transfer process.