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How to Backup SMS From LG G5 To PC

How to backup SMS from LG G5 to PC

Hello Folks, how are you all doing? In our previous articles, we have talked about Android tips and tricks, but in this particular article, we will talk about SMS backup solutions. If you receive and send text messages on a daily basis, then you must have a huge inbox SMS collection, and many of them will contain information such as bank statements, medical reports, daily deals and precious messages from dear partners.

So, you may want to backup messages to PC in case if you accidentally delete them or your phone is crashed, or factory reset and so on. Also, if your inbox is full, then you will need to erase some messages first to receive new messages. In this short guide, we will demonstrate how to backup SMS from LG G5 to PC in 2 ways.

Way 1: Backup SMS with Android App

With the advancement of Android apps, several apps could help to backup SMS and transfer them to PC effortlessly. In this post, we will be using SMS Backup+ to transfer SMS from LG G5 to PC.

Step 1. First of all, go to the Google Play Store from your LG G5 and search for SMS Backup+.

Step 2. Install the app and open it directly from the Google Play Store.

Step 3. Tap on “Backup” from the home screen of the app and choose a path where you want to save the backup database file.


Step 4. Now, you can either copy this database file to PC, or you can directly upload it to your Gmail account and later download it to your PC.


  • Backup both SMS & MMS.
  • No need to connect a phone with PC.


  • Ad-supported app with virus attack potential.
  • Internet connection is required.
  • Backup SMS databases are often corrupted.

Way 2: Backup SMS from LG G5 to PC with Desktop Android Manager.

If you are looking for a comfortable and well-organized one-click solution to backup SMS from LG G5 to PC, then MobileGo will be the ideal option. MobileGo is a desktop Android manager that helps to control your entire Android device from a computer. You can import, export, send and receive text messages directly from this program and will get all the options that you receive on Android phones. Not only you can backup SMS to PC in 1 click but you can also backup other 17+ data types such as pictures, videos, audios, documents, apps, app data, etc. to PC easily. Moreover, you can play Android apps and games on the primary interface of this program as well as you can root your phone with a single click. It is a potent tool with endless potential.

How to Backup SMS from LG G5 to PC with MobileGo

Step 1. Download Android Manager on your Windows or Mac system and install the program. Open it after finishing the installation to see the main graphical user interface of this application and get your phone connected to PC via USB data cable.


Step 2. Enable USB Debugging mode on your LG G5 and wait for the program to recognize it.


Step 3. Click on SMS from the left sidebar panel, and select the “Export” icon. MobileGo offers to save messages to PC in 2 formats, i.e., Text and XML. Choose the desirable file format and backup your SMS collection to PC.


Step 4. That’s it. You may now check the output folder to see the backup SMS database.


SMS is a crucial part of our lives that we cannot live without. Whenever you are switching phones or erasing any messages from your device to make extra space, it is always a smart idea to back them up first. In this tutorial, we have two amusing ways to backup SMS from LG G5 to PC but remember you can use the same tricks to backup SMS from any Android smartphones such as Sony, Samsung, Asus, Motorola, Google, HTC and so on.

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