Windows 10 Mobile: Backup and Restore SMS Messages

Windows 10 Mobile comes with a bucketful new features and one of those is the ability to backup and restore SMS messages. To backup and sync / restore your SMS messages, follow these steps.

Windows 10 Mobile Backup and Restore SMS Messages

1. First go to Settings > System > Messaging.  Here you will find a toggle to “Sync messages between devices”. This will backup your current messages and restore old messages. This text message backup is stored on your OneDrive account. So make sure you always use your current Microsoft ID for backing up and restoring.

2. To restore all SMS messages on your Windows 10 Mobile device, from the drop down menu, select “Any Time” as shown in the screenshot below. You also tell it to restore messages from last month or year.

windows 10 mobile restore sms messages

The Redmond giant has promised that Microsoft will be rolling out a feature for messaging application for the desktop version of Windows 10 that will allow you to see all your Windows 10 Mobile messages on your PC, allowing you to send messages as well.

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