1. xdrumline1's Avatar
    I currently have a Nokia Lumia 925, running 8.1

    I am looking for a way to transfer all my text messages to a Nokia Lumia 950XL

    1) there is no micro sd card slot in the 925
    2) Transfer My Data app does NOT work fully on the 8925. It transfers all my contacts, but that is it
    3) I called the 1-800 # for the Microsoft store for tech support. They told me to go to the nearest Microsoft Store and they would be able to help me out. I called the nearest store, before I made the drive in. The tech said don't bother coming in because they have no means to transfer texts messages. He acknowledge that MS's own data transfer app does not work fully on all phones, even if you're running the latest 8.1 available.

    Sooooooo..................does anyone know how to transfer my texts from the 925, to the 950XL?

    Or will I have to move to the 950XL without any of my texts messages?

    TIA!!!!
    Last edited by worldspy99; 09-04-2017 at 12:52 PM.
    08-23-2017 07:48 AM
  2. xdrumline1's Avatar
    Soo.................
    08-25-2017 01:37 AM
  3. xdrumline1's Avatar
    No one has any solutions?
    08-28-2017 11:02 PM
  4. shmsnh's Avatar
    Are you using the same Microsoft Account on both the devices?
    08-29-2017 01:14 AM
  5. xdrumline1's Avatar
    Yes, I am.

    The local MS Store rep told me that even though I am running the latest 8.1 on my Nokia 925, all the benefits of: 1) Transfer My Data app created by MS themselves, or 2) One Drive ...........are not fully accessible!!!

    He had no personal knowledge of how to transfer text messages from the 925 to the 950 XL.
    09-02-2017 05:14 PM
  6. theefman's Avatar
    Shouldn't have to do anything, should transfer automatically via background sync. Is your sim card in your new phone?

    Sent from mTalk
    libra89 likes this.
    09-02-2017 06:19 PM
  7. shmsnh's Avatar
    If you're using the same Microsoft Account on both devices, the text messages will sync once you set it up.

    Update the Messaging app on the 950XL. Open its settings, turn on 'sync messages between devices', and select the time period. Your messages will sync in some time.

    I'm assuming that the equivalent feature is also turned on for your 925. If it's not, you will need to turn it on first.
    libra89 likes this.
    09-05-2017 12:34 AM
  8. xdrumline1's Avatar
    Yes, using the same account on BOTH phones. Everything has been updated as much as possible on BOTH phone.

    As I mentioned before, I used the Transfer My Data app, Microsoft's OWN app for this, and no
    , it did not transfer a single text.

    Has anyone been successful transferring TEXT messages from a 925 to a 950 XL?
    09-07-2017 10:23 AM
  9. libra89's Avatar
    Yes, using the same account on BOTH phones. Everything has been updated as much as possible on BOTH phone.

    As I mentioned before, I used the Transfer My Data app, Microsoft's OWN app for this, and no
    , it did not transfer a single text.

    Has anyone been successful transferring TEXT messages from a 925 to a 950 XL?
    Did you enable backup on your 925 for texts?
    09-09-2017 11:28 AM
  10. xdrumline1's Avatar
    Yes I did.
    09-13-2017 04:07 AM
  11. xdrumline1's Avatar
    Is this through your personal experience, or in theory? A LOT of "in theory" responses all over the internet, but they do NOT work on all Nokia Lumia phones.

    & yes, did it all with NO text messages synced/transferred.
    09-13-2017 04:09 AM
  12. xdrumline1's Avatar
    So.....does anybody have any tried & true ways to make it happen? Anybody? Anybody?
    09-19-2017 01:17 AM

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