How to Transfer Text Messages from LG to Computer [Full Guide]

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Summary: Looking for the way to transfer text messages from LG to computer? Since text messages are stored on the internal memory of Android phone, you can't directly export SMS from LG to computer. However, you can take full advantages of third-party tool to make it. Here are 3 ways to help you transfer SMS from LG phone to computer.

As one of the largest chaebol, LG vigorously develops its business in various industries, including home entertainment, mobile communication, household appliances, air conditions, and so on. Among them, LG Android phone enjoys great popularity in the mobile phone market, and most products have been welcomed by consumers, like the LG Optimus series, LG Env3, and so on.

Why Need to Backup LG SMS Messages to Computer?

Generally speaking, texting is the basic function for all mobile phones. As time goes on, we will save more and more SMS on our LG phones. What if the number of messages on our device has reached its limit? Yes, we will not be able to receive new text messages any more, unless we delete some old texts. Then many people may complain that they don't want to delete any SMS message on their LG device. So how should we handle this?

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In this situation, a great suggestion is put forward, which is to transfer text messages from LG to computer. In other words, if we can backup messages from LG to computer, we will not suffer from the data deleting. And even if we lose text messages on LG phone due to breaking device or mistakenly operating later, we will be able to recover them with the backup files on PC.

Method 1. How to Backup LG SMS Messages to Computer Effectively

The Best Tool to Backup SMS from LG to Computer

Since SMS messages are not available to be copied from mobile phone to computer without an assistant program. When it comes to the assistant program, I must recommend you this LG SMS Backup (Windows/Mac). With it, we can export SMS messages from LG to PC without any damage. What's more, you can preview and select the desired text messages(s) before transferring them to PC/Mac, also you can use the One-click Backup & Restore feature to backup all SMS from LG to computer with one click.

It is fully compatible with almost all LG phone, including LG G7/G6+/G6/G5/G4, LG V40/V30+/V20/V10, LG Q8/Q7/Q7+/Q6, LG K10/K8, LG U/Google/X Power/Optimus/Env3/Cosmos/Dare/Rumor, etc. And if you own an Android phone of other brands, like Samsung, HTC, Sony and Motorola, this program can also be helpful for you to transfer text messages from LG to computer.

There are two free trial versions for downloading, you can choose Windows or Mac version according to your computer system, and then correctly install it on PC.

Steps to Copy SMS from LG to PC/Mac:

Step 1. Connect LG to PC and Launch the Program

Link your LG device to computer via a USB cable, and open this program with double click. Before detecting your LG phone, this program will remind you to enable USB debugging on the device, which you can finish this process according to the picture below.

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After that, your LG will be detected automatically and show the main interface as below. And before scanning your phone data, this program will install USB driver on your computer first, please be a little patient.

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Step 2. Preview LG SMS on Computer and Start to Export

After scanning your LG device for a while, the whole data of your phone will be displayed on the main interface. Press "SMS", you can preview all text messages on your LG phone. As shown, all texts are arranged with detailed info, including contents, date, time, name, etc. Now you can select your needed SMS messages and hit "Export" to save them to the specific location on your computer immediately.

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Method 2. How to Recover and Export Deleted SMS from LG to Computer

What if you get lost or deleted your SMS from LG phone by accident? Is there a chance to recover LG messages and export them to computer for backup? Of course, Yes. As long as you have the LG Messages Recovery (Windows/Mac), you can easily restore deleted or lost text messages from LG phone and save them to PC or Mac freely.

Apart from LG messages, other LG files are also supported to be recovered, such as the contacts, call logs, photos, videos, audios, documents and more. All models of LG phones are compatible. Download the Windows or Mac version and have a try now.

Steps to Restore and Backup Deleted LG SMS to Computer:

Step 1. Have your LG phone detected by the program.

Run the LG Messages Recovery and connect your LG phone to computer with a USB cable. Make sure you have rooted your LG phone before going further. Then please enable USB debugging on your device (Go to "Settings" > "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging")

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Step 2. Retrieve SMS from LG and save to computer.

When your LG phone is recognized by the program successfully, all your files on LG phone will be scanned out automatically and show them on the related categories.

Please click "Messages" tab on the left panel, turn on the "Only display the deleted item(s)" button to preview the deleted LG messages only. Select the wanted messages and click "Recover" button to save them to your computer right away.

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The Bottom Line:

See? It is so easy to backup your text messages from LG phone to computer using the LG SMS Backup and LG Messages Recovery. With the two powerful tools, you can transfer both deleted or existing text messages from LG device to PC/Mac as you like. You can't deny that they are indeed the good assistant to all Android phones. So don't hesitate to download one and give it a try!

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