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How to Transfer Text Messages from LG Phone to Computer/PC

Help: It was said that many users have suffered from losing text messages from their mobile phone, so I decided to backup them to computer in case tragedy happens. However, I failed to transfer text messages from LG phone to computer, but I was able to copy photos to PC with the same USB cable. Do you know what's wrong with my LG device?

If you didn't use any assistant to help export SMS from LG to PC, it is very normal to fail to transfer text messages from LG phone to computer, and there is nothing worry with your LG mobile phone. Generally speaking, we often save text messages on the internal phone memory, and you can choose to store them on the SIM card as well. But you should keep in mind that files that saved on the phone memory and SIM card are invisible on computer when you connect your LG phone to it via USB. And in order to successfully view and backup LG messages to computer, you should turn to an assistant program.

Here this Coolmuster LG File Manager( Win/Mac) is my recommendation, which can remove the restriction of accessing and copying text messages on computer. In addition, this program enables you to save all files of your mobile phone to computer and can be perfectly compatible with all Android phones. That is to say, it can not only be used to export SMS from LG to PC, but also be available to backup contacts, photos, videos, music and more files from any Android phone to computer. So if you own a Samsung, Motorola, Sony or HTC phone, it can be always helpful.

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Guide: How to Export Messages from LG Phone to Computer( Windows/Mac)

Step 1. Connect LG Phone to PC, Launch the Software

First of all, download and install this program on your computer correctly. Then connect your LG smart phone to computer via a USB cable and operate this software with double click. If it is the first time you run this program on computer, you should make sure that you have opened USB debugging on your LG phone. If not, you can act as the steps to enable USB debugging. Then your mobile phone will be detected by the program soon.

enable usb debugging

Step 2. Automatically Install USB Driver and Scan LG Phone

After identifying your LG smart phone, this software will install USB driver on your computer and then scan your phone data deeply. Then you will get an interface as shown.

phone info

Step 3. Selectively Backup LG Messages to Computer

Now you can see that all files on your LG phone are arranged on the main menu, including Apps, Music, Photo, Video, Contacts, etc. Here if you want to transfer text messages from LG phone to computer, you should enter the "Contacts" folder. Then you can touch "All SMS", "Inbox" or "Outbox" to preview SMS as you like.

preview sms

After preview messages, you can mark your needed ones. At last, click the "Backup" button, you will achieve to transfer text messages from LG phone to computer in a short time. By the way, this Coolmuster LG File Manager( Win/Mac) allows you to send text messages to others, you can hit the "Send" icon to have a try.

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