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Where can I go to view backed up text messages?

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I can't find where I'm able to see where my backed up text messages are. Little help?


Trusted Member
Nov 13, 2013
As xandros9 said, if you backup SMS messages in your phone then, when you do a hard reset if the phone, and restore from backup, your backed up SMS messages will appear on your phone in the Messaging app.

Allen Rhodes

New member
Feb 9, 2014
The SMS are stored on an external server, not with the backup. If the server is down or having issues, which has been a lot lately, you won't see them until the service is fixed.