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    I use my Lumia 920 for business. My clients send text messages when I'm between offices and I send replies. I NEED to store those messages on their electronic files but I cannot access them even at outlook.com where they are supposed to appear under Messaging History. I saw this answer on one of the forums "If you interop unlock, you can install a homebrew SMS backup app which allows you to backup/export both SMS & Chat to your computer in several formats. It's also possible to restore"
    PLEASE what the heck is "interop unlock" and what's an homebrew SMS backup app and where do I get it. MOST URGENT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thepsych View Post
    I use my Lumia 920 for business. My clients send text messages when I'm between offices and I send replies. I NEED to store those messages on their electronic files but I cannot access them even at outlook.com where they are supposed to appear under Messaging History. I saw this answer on one of the forums "If you interop unlock, you can install a homebrew SMS backup app which allows you to backup/export both SMS & Chat to your computer in several formats. It's also possible to restore"
    PLEASE what the heck is "interop unlock" and what's an homebrew SMS backup app and where do I get it. MOST URGENT.
    if it is most urgent, take screenshots of your texts, upload to skydrive.

    If you are using your phone for business, I highly suggest you do not mess with unlocking or adding any homebrew apps on it.
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    Is this thread any help to you? SMS back up can be viewed online
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    Screenshots? Mate, I do hundreds of these things in a short time. I'd spend all day doing screen shots...I need something as simple as PC Suite that used to download all my sms to my PC but this useless package of Windows8 and Nokia combined don't have the imagination. What's wrong with them. I went to Nokia and one of their clones told me that PC Suite works on all Nokia phones including Windows 8 smart phones. Even I knew that was wrong. So much for the experts.

    Anyone else please. If there's an app out there I need it sadly, badly and madly
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    Thanks Palandri......but been there and it doesn't work
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    Quote Originally Posted by thepsych View Post
    Thanks Palandri......but been there and it doesn't work
    I saw your post at the other thread and I was able to do it after a few failed attempts.

    Here's what I did.

    I went to outlook.com, clicked the messaging history link and manually added page=3 after the given URL which is https://blu172.mail.live.com/?n=1787569406&fid=b#

    hope it works for you too
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    Cuzincurly - ur the man!!! Thank u for this :D
    Now I know where to look for some messages I do not want to be seen ever :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by cuzincurly View Post
    I saw your post at the other thread and I was able to do it after a few failed attempts.

    Here's what I did.

    I went to outlook.com, clicked the messaging history link and manually added page=3 after the given URL which is https://blu172.mail.live.com/?n=1787569406&fid=b#

    hope it works for you too
    That doesn't work for everyone. I have tried every possible way to manipulate my messaging history link and it just simple doesn't work.
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    To THEPSYCH. Cuzincurly's fix totally worked - he really is the man! I'm in Australia and like you I use text messages & need to keep electronic records for client files. I'm not IT savvy so when I went into my outlook account I got a different URL, I added the page=3 & it came up with page unknown. Then I clicked on the URL link in Cuzincurly's message & it came up with a totally different URL to Cuzincurly's and my original one, but still on my account so I added the page=3 and there they were. The only problem is the time of the text is incorrect - it's recording GMT but hay, at least I have them. Good luck mate!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissChievous View Post
    To THEPSYCH. Cuzincurly's fix totally worked - he really is the man! I'm in Australia and like you I use text messages & need to keep electronic records for client files. I'm not IT savvy so when I went into my outlook account I got a different URL, I added the page=3 & it came up with page unknown. Then I clicked on the URL link in Cuzincurly's message & it came up with a totally different URL to Cuzincurly's and my original one, but still on my account so I added the page=3 and there they were. The only problem is the time of the text is incorrect - it's recording GMT but hay, at least I have them. Good luck mate!
    no problem!..I'm a she by the way hehehehe
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    Quote Originally Posted by congusano View Post
    That doesn't work for everyone. I have tried every possible way to manipulate my messaging history link and it just simple doesn't work.
    tried it again.

    the actual link of the messaging history is this, at least for my outlook [code]https://blu172.mail.live.com/default.aspx?n=1787569406&fid=b#n=1764510096&fid=[/code]

    Remove the [code] n=1764510096&fid= [/code] part of the link which comes after [code]b#n [/code] and replace it with [code] page=3[/code] or [code]page=1 [/code], page 1 to go to the most recent messages.

    Hopefully it really works this time
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    Sorry - I'll go with you're the best!!!
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    Hi Cuzincurly. Need you help again. The text messages were there. I've been using the link & everything has been working fine. Now today, it just doesn't work. I've tried all your suggestions above - anything else you can suggest? I just don't understand how they can be accessed then you do exactly the same thing & they're not there.. help me please .....
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissChievous View Post
    Hi Cuzincurly. Need you help again. The text messages were there. I've been using the link & everything has been working fine. Now today, it just doesn't work. I've tried all your suggestions above - anything else you can suggest? I just don't understand how they can be accessed then you do exactly the same thing & they're not there.. help me please .....
    You're right it isn't working anymore...

    Try clicking this link https://blu172.mail.live.com/default...764510096&fid= My phone messages came out once I clicked that
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    Thanks for your reply. Am I supposed to put the page=3 at the end because it's not working for me :(
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    Nope, not anymore, just use the link as it is. :) the pag=3 is also not working anymore for me
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    Anyone else find another work around for this? None work for me.
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    Hello. I have a problem finding my sms back-ups on the computer. Can anybody help?
    I have Windows 8 on my computer and have a Nokia Lumia 920.
    My mesaging history is empty (url: https://dub110.mail.live.com/default...57579186&fid=b) I read something about changing the url?
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    Love u for this :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by cuzincurly View Post
    You're right it isn't working anymore...

    Try clicking this link https://blu172.mail.live.com/default...764510096&fid= My phone messages came out once I clicked that
    Love u for this :)
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    I'd like to know this too. I'm coming from the Nokia 808 pureview and using PC suite was so easy compared to this.
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    Hi,

    Can please some one assist me as am unable to view the saved sms history and need to know how to view whats app messages backup for Nokia Lumnia 720.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cuzincurly View Post
    You're right it isn't working anymore...

    Try clicking this link https://blu172.mail.live.com/default...764510096&fid= My phone messages came out once I clicked that
    this link still works fine for me
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    I too have the same business need to file my SMSs. Majority are formal official client communications. But all the links and modifications here don't work for me unfortunately.
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