SMS Backup & Restore Pro v5.93 – A simple App to Backup and Restore SMS Messages.
Note: There is a known problem with some firmware versions of the Droid X and Droid 2 phones that the restored messages do not get the correct time stamps.
Updated: October 16, 2012
Current Version: 5.93
Requires Android 1.5 and up
SMS Backup & Restore Pro features
- No Ads
- Automatic Scheduled Backups.
- View Backup Contents.
- Backups created in XML Format on the SD Card.
- Option to backup selected conversations only.
- MMS not supported yet.
SMS Backup & Restore Pro needs the following permissions to work:
- Storage – modify/delete SD card contents (android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE): To create the xml file on the SD card.
- Your messages – edit SMS or MMS, read SMS or MMS (android.permission.READ_SMS, android.permission.WRITE_SMS): Needed to read SMS during backups and write them during restore.
- Your personal information – read contact data (android.permission.READ_CONTACTS): To display and store the contact names in the backup file.
- System tools – prevent phone from sleeping (android.permission.WAKE_LOCK): To prevent the phone from going to sleep/suspended state while a backup or restore operation is in progress.
- Hardware controls – control vibrator (android.permission.VIBRATE): To vibrate the phone when the backup or restore operation is completed.
SMS Backup & Restore Pro Translations
- Finnish – Thanks to Juhana H.
- Russian – Thanks to Pavel (Павел Миронов)
- Spanish – Thanks to Miguel A. Alvarez
- French – Thanks to Julien Benoist
Whats new in SMS Backup & Restore Pro v5.93
- More bug fixes.
- Minor changes to Menus.