How to Download Phone Text Messages to a Computer

By TS Jordan

Storing your favorite text messages by downloading a backup copy to your computer can help to keep personal and business data safe in the event that your phone is lost or the memory is accidentally erased. The most efficient method for downloading text messages to your phone is to send them to your e-mail account and save the messages to your computer.

Step 1

Open the text message to be downloaded and select the "Send To" or "Forward" option.

Step 2

Enter your personal email address in the "Recipient" line and press "Send."

Step 3

Log in to your email account from your computer to download and store the message on your PC.

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