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My text messages did not transfer to my new phone.
LydiaN
Member

I just had to switch from a Motorola Droid Mini to a Samsung Galaxy J3.  My text messages did not transfer to the new phone.  Is there a way for me to transfer those?  I do have access to the Droid Mini if I need to do some kind of a copy/paste process.

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tikibar1
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

One option:

SMS Backup & Restore - Apps on Google Play

Download/install the app on the Droid Mini and run a backup, ensuring the backup file is stored on your Google Drive.  Then download/install the app on the J3 and restore from that backed up file.

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bearone21
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samsung smart switch, with both on wi-fi works well!!

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LydiaN
Member

The reason I had to get a new phone is that ALL my Google Play apps quit working on my Droid Mini, and no one at Verizon knew how to fix it.  So downloading a new app probably won't help.  Smiley Sad  Any other ideas?

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LydiaN
Member

Took a chance; got the app (SMS Backup & Restore) to download, then I did a transfer from the old phone to the new phone.  It worked!  Thank you for your help.

Re: My text messages did not transfer to my new phone.
tikibar1
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

You're welcome; glad it worked for you.

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