1. weatheryoko's Avatar
    I stumbled across this website last night which claimed to have figured out a way to move/transfer MMS & SMS messages from your Android device to WP8.1. I had recently switched to WP from Android. One of the things I couldn't figure out how to do was transfer my MMS messages from my Android device to my WP. I searched just about every WP website I could find, but no one had figured this out... Until now.

    Finally I stumbled across this website:

    Resolved: How To Transfer SMS From Android to Windows Phone 8.1 - Tech Tutorials

    You'll need "Transfer My Data" installed on your WP8.1 Device and you'll need to install the Lenovo Backup and Restore v2.0.159.0605 apk on your Android device. The process extremely simply and worked perfectly on my Lumia 1520.3.

    I would assume the process works in reverse (i.e. you want to move your SMS/MMS messages to an Android phone), but I haven't tested that yet. Anyway, I wanted to share this with the community. I hope folks find it useful!

    pmhgeneral likes this.
    02-22-2015 11:06 AM
  2. pmhgeneral's Avatar
    I know so many looking for a way to transfer now it could be done, great fine thanks.
    02-22-2015 11:14 AM
  3. MicrosoftNorthstar's Avatar
    Unfortunately only works for devices that have microSD slot, so no dice for 925/Icon/1020 owners :-(
    04-28-2015 07:51 PM
  4. vinnie_jonny's Avatar
    Hi Justin, this sounds just what I needed to transfer the SMS messages from her current Android to her new Lumia. Unfortunately when I followed the link to the site to download the file Lenovo Backup and Restore v2.0.159.0605 apk*it just gave me an error. Any idea where else I can find it? Thanks, Neil
    12-29-2015 12:23 PM
  5. weatheryoko's Avatar
    I just now saw your post. Did you find the .apk?

    04-21-2016 10:48 PM

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