For Samsung Galaxy S3 users, you may have important text messages that you want to preserve somewhere other than your cell phone. Although you cell phone does not have built-in capability to accomplish this task, you can make it with some third party app to transfer SMS from Samsung Galaxy S3 to PC.
Download Jihosoft Android SMS Transfer, a powerful Android application to easily and efficiently backup/transfer SMS from Samsung Galaxy S3 to PC as .db file format for later restore. The program also provides a PC Port tool to manage phone SMS on computer intuitively. You can view all the SMS with the same contact number, delete unwanted SMS, edit SMS number, date and content, print SMS out or export SMS as viewable or editable .txt or .csv format.
How to transfer Samsung Galaxy S3 SMS to PC?
1. Install and launch Android SMS Transfer apk file on your Galaxy S3.
Connect your Galaxy S3 to the computer with a USB cable, drag the .apk file inside the Phone Port on your computer to the phone. Then disconnect your phone with the computer, and you can locate and find the app on your phone inside “My Files” folder. Install and launch it with the interface below:
2. Samsung Galaxy S3 Transfer SMS to PC.
Hit “Backup SMS” icon on the main screen, a software registration window will pop out, you can register by inputting your License email or License code.
If you hit the “Trial” button, type the file name of the SMS you want to backup in a opened window. Then click OK to start SMS backup process.
3. Transfer Samsung Galaxy S3 SMS to PC.
After the SMS backup process is finished, connect you Samsung Galaxy S3 to your computer again, open the hard drive that represents your phone on computer, locate and open “SmsBackup” folder, then you will be able to find your Samsung Galaxy S3 backup SMS .db file.