How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android

Wonder how to transfer text messages from Android to Android? Read this guide to get 4 simeple methods to transfer text messages from Android to Android effortlesslly. It supports transferring all types of messages, text messages, SMS, MMS, and attachments.

By Bella Miller | Posted on: Dec. 26, 2017, Last Updated: Feb. 27, 2019
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How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android

Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android

When you get a new Android phone or tablet, the first thing would be how to fill it with the valuable data in your old Android phone, and make it serve for you. Or you just would like to backup the data from one Android to another, for sharing, or in case of data loss. And text messages is one of the most important files that in the list.

But the questions is that how you can transfer text messages from Android to Android? Since so many Android users are stuck on this, in this guide, we mainly focus on how to transfer text messages from Android to Android, as well as SMS, MMS, and photo or video attachments.

How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android

In the following, 4 different yet simple methods will be shared to help you transfer messages from Android to Android. You can go through the 4 methods firstly, and then choose one way you prefer to complete the job.

Method 1. Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android in 1 Click

If you prefer a time-saving yet labor-saving way to transfer messages from Android to Android, then the #1 and 100% safe Android content manager – AnyTrans for Android could be your best choice. It has been highly recommended by millions of Android users for Android data transfer, backup and management. Android below are its outstanding features on messages transferring between Android phones.

Step 1. Download AnyTrans and connect your phones.

Now, download AnyTrans for Android and install it on your Mac or PC computer > Connect both the two Android phones to the computer via USB cable.

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Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android in 1 Click - Step 1

Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android in 1 Click – Step 1

Step 2. Choose your target device.

Choose the device you want to transfer messages to and confirm your target phone.

Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android in 1 Click - Step 2

Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android in 1 Click – Step 2

Step 3. Tick Messages category to transfer.

By default, it will select all the categories on your old Android phone that you can transfer, uncheck all and only tick Messages, and then click  button to continue.

Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android in 1 Click - Step 3

Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android in 1 Click – Step 3

Step 4. Transfer messages from Android to Android.

AnyTrans for Android will transfer all your messages from one Android to another automatically. The time to transfer may vary based on the size of your data.

Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android in 1 Click - Step 4

Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android in 1 Click – Step 4

Method 2. Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android via Wi-Fi

This could be the simplest way to transfer text messages from Android to Android. To try this way, please make sure that you have installed AnyTrans app on the two devices, and they are in the same Wi-Fi network. Now, let’s check the detailed steps to transfer sms from Android to Android over  Wi-Fi.

Step 1. Download AnyTrans App to your two phones.

Download AnyTrans app on both your Android phones  > Open it.

Step 2. Connect the two devices via AnyTrans.

Choose “QR Scanning” option on your old device and scan the QR code appears on your new device.

Step 3. Transfer messages to your new Android phone.

Choose Messages category  > Click on Send button. After the process completes, the messages should be transferred to your new Android phone.

Method 3. Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android Selectively

If you just want to transfer some important messages to your new phone, it also helps you make it. 

Step 1. Connect your Devices to AnyTrans for Android.

Download and install AnyTrans for Android on your computer > Run it > Connect both of your Android devices to it > Select your old Android phone on the top-left corner > Scroll down to the category page.

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How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android – Step 1

How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android Selectively – Step 1

Step 2. Select messages to transfer.

Select Messages category to get all your messages on your old Android phone.

How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android – Step 2

How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android Selectively – Step 2

Step 3. Select messages to transfer.

Select the messages you want to transfer > Click on To Device button to transfer messages to your new Android phone.

How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android – Step 3

How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android Selectively – Step 3

Method 4. Transfer Text Messages from Android to Android via Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a great way to wirelessly transfer files like messages from one Android phone to another.  To transfer messages between Android phones with Bluetooth, first make sure Bluetooth is enabled on both your phones. 

Step 1. Pair your Android phones.

Your device should show in the list of devices > Select the “Pair” button next to it. It will show a passcode. Ensure that the codes match on both your devices. Tap “OK” on both your Android phones.

Step 2. Transfer files from Android to Android.

On your old Android Phone:

Select “Send or receive files via Bluetooth” from your old Android phone > Choose “Send files” > Select your target phone > “Next” > “Finish” > “Browse” > Choose the files you want to send > “Open” > Tap “Next” to send it > Finish.

On your target Android Phone:

Select “Send or receive files via Bluetooth” from your target phone > Choose “Receive files” > Finish.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, there just need three steps to complete the job of transferring text messages from Android to Android. So why not give it a try now? If you have any question about AnyTrans for Android, you can contact us via email, and we will answer you as soon as possible.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.