Transfer SMS from iPhone to Galaxy S3

Discussion in 'Samsung Android Phones' started by Baonset, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. Baonset

    Baonset New Member

    Aug 18, 2012
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    Just bought the Samsung Galaxy S3. How can I transfer SMS messages from my iPhone 4 to my new Galaxy S3? Many thanks.
     
  2. Everything is on the leaflet that came with. Try to tale your time to read it carefully. if is not there, it indicate that your Samsung Galaxy S3 does not support the feature.
     
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  4. PacoJr67

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    Mar 6, 2007
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  5. stevetaz

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    Sep 23, 2008
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    Take a look at the Samsung site. I believe their Kies software may be able to handle this between the two phones, but I am not positive. I think is is something like a "wizard" to transfer data from an old device to the new one.
     
  6. Erick Kincaid

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    Jun 16, 2011
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    I think it is difficult to transfer SMS from iPhone to Galaxy S3...
     
  7. Sooty73

    Sooty73 New Member

    Aug 20, 2012
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    What plan are you on, most come with loads of or unlimited text bundles. Use a spare Sim and just forward them all to your new phone.

    Sent from my GT-P7510 using Everything Android
     
  8. stevetaz

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    Sep 23, 2008
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    Helpful as always.....:rolleyes:
     
  9. Sooty73

    Sooty73 New Member

    Aug 20, 2012
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    Could always save them on to your sim card, think you can get about 20 at a time. You may also get the sender info at the same time, might take a while tho:)

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Everything Android
     
  10. Baonset

    Baonset New Member

    Aug 18, 2012
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  11. anniscoming

    anniscoming New Member

    Sep 4, 2012
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    Maybe you can export SMS to you computer first. An then import SMS to you new phone by some software.
     
  12. mk757

    mk757 New Member

    Oct 22, 2012
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    That video doesn't really help, to my knowledge there is really no viable way to transfer text messages.
     
  13. tehmaestro

    tehmaestro New Member

    Jan 16, 2013
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    I got here by using google .. so, for all of you guys searching for a tool do convert sms from iPhone to Android, here's what I found http://www.ismsgrab.com/

    Just sharing some knowledge, I had this problem too, and I've been searching for a couple of days now, take care :)
    Works great, I used it with an iPhone 5 on iOS 6.0.1, going to an Xperia Ray, with ICS.
     
  14. temobnry80

    temobnry80 Guest

    Yes, you can. But there's no direct way to transfer iPhone SMS to Android, because the iTunes cannot import those messages. You can follow:
    1. Connect both iPhone and Android phone to your PC
    Please connect iPhone and Android phone to your computer at the same time.
    2. select "Test Messages" in the transfer window and click the button "Start Copy" to do the transfer. You should bear in mind that your phones need connecting all the time.
    read more about iPhone sms transfer.
     
  15. stevetaz

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    Sep 23, 2008
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    What are you talking about? What transfer window?
     
  16. EQBob

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    Sep 24, 2007
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    I never understood the desire to transfer texts between phones. Maybe I don't use texts like others do. I use it for "hey hon...on the way home" or "did you remember to call the bank". Can't imagine what critical information would be in a text that would require it to be saved forever and ever.
     
  17. stevetaz

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    Sep 23, 2008
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    Perhaps they need to save them so at some point in the future they can actually review to see what people were saying. No one pays attention any more.
     
  18. EQBob

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    Sep 24, 2007
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    Sorry...did you say something? <G>
     
  19. stevetaz

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    Sep 23, 2008
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    <smile>
     
  20. Olivia50

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    Sep 18, 2013
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    You may download a software named "Backuptrans iPhone SMS to Android Transfer".... The software works good in transferring your data.
     
  21. Wilsonnea

    Wilsonnea New Member

    Sep 25, 2013
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    Download a pc program called Backuptrans Android SMS to iPhone Transfer to help. MMS transferring is not supported. Read More: goo。gl/zQeH5P
     
    #20 Wilsonnea, Sep 25, 2013
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2013

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