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Where are protected text messages saved?
mdemonte77
Newbie

When I protect a text message, where is it saved to?  I am going to upgrade my phone soon (from the Razr Maxx to the Galaxy s5) and want to make sure that I properly back-up my protected texts so that I don't lose them. Thanks!

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Re: Protected text messages
tikibar1
Super User
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Protected messages are saved on the phone; the 'protection' is that you can't delete them from the phone until you 'unprotect' them.  To back up your texts and move them to a new phone, you'd want to use an app from the Play Store like SMS Backup and Restore.

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Re: Protected text messages
tikibar1
Super User
Super User

Protected messages are saved on the phone; the 'protection' is that you can't delete them from the phone until you 'unprotect' them.  To back up your texts and move them to a new phone, you'd want to use an app from the Play Store like SMS Backup and Restore.

Re: Protected text messages
mdemonte77
Newbie

thanks so much for the advice! i was able to save the protected messages

through the app you suggested... thanks again!

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tikibar1
Super User
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You're welcome