If you’re an Android user and need to delete the data on your phone, then you know that there are a number of good options for backing up your phone first. A lot of this can be done via the Cloud. So that the content can be brought back easily. There are a lot of different options on Google Play, but the question becomes which one should you use. Most of the popular ones require access to your Gmail account to automatically create and restore the backups, but if you aren’t comfortable giving this kind of access, we have a good option you can try, which we used ourselves as well to backup SMS messages on our Android phone.
How to Restore Backup Your SMS messages on Android
- First Read: How to Create Backup Your SMS messages on Android.
- Ensure that the SMS backup is copied to your phone.
- Start SMS Backup and Restore.
- Tap Get Started on the welcome screen.
- Tap the hamburger menu icon on the top left, and tap on Restore.
- Tap on Local backup location if you are using a local copy, Or if you chose to use Google Drive or Dropbox, tap on the appropriate button.
- It should find the latest backup automatically.
- But if it does not, tap on Select another backup, and tap on the file you want to restore from.
- Choose from the toggles to decide what you want to restore, messages, and phone calls.
- Tap on Restore, and then OK.
- Yes on the next two popups to get started.