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How to Backup Android SMS to Gmail?

Now people pay more and more attention to Android SMS backup cause messages are always lost unexpectedly. And normally, users would like to backup their text messages to computer since it is convenient and easy. But what if you don't have a computer or want to use a new storage? In this case, you can choose to backup Android SMS to Gmail- a different but simple way.

Backup Android SMS to Gmail

To complete the process of moving messages from Android to Gmail, you need to ask a reliable tool for help. Here SMS Backup+ is our recommendation. It can help you to sync SMS, MMS and call history on your Android phone to Gmail or Google Calendar easily. So now, let's see how to perform the Android SMS backup together.

Step 1. Enable IMAP on computer

Before starting the messages backup, you need to enable to IMAP on computer first. You can:

- Login to the Gmail account that is connected to your Android device.

- Then open the Settings menu and find out the Enable IMAP option to turn it on.

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Step 2. Install SMS Backup+ on your Android phone

Download the SMS Backup+ software from Google Play Store and then install it on the device by following the instructions. Next, run the application and tap on Connect and choose an Gmail account to backup the messages.

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Step 3. Move Android text messages to Gmail

Click on Backup button on the screen and then you will be guided to the backup process directly.

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Step 4. Check the synced Android SMS in Gmail

When the backing up process ends, you can login to your Gmail account and elect SMS from the left side window. Then you will be able to see all the backed up Android SMS.

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