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How do you retrieve old text messages

How can I find old text messages sent to me approximately 5 months ago

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Re: How do you retrieve old text messages

If they are no longer on the phone or backed up to another file, then they are likely gone.

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.

Re: How do you retrieve old text messages

I wish. Going back to 2002 with something called Short Mail when I was, briefly, with another carrier. Lost, all lost to time. I've backed everything up over the last several years with the enhanced messaging application which this carrier of ours offers. Voicemail too; some are from departed loved ones. The little things we sometimes take for granted or forget can later prove to loom very large.