Is there a way to do it?
With my droid I loved txtarchive... Was AWESOME and easy as I am a novice ... Now u switched to iPhone and dying for same type of program ... Can't find tho. Any suggestions for a dummy ?
iPhone Backup Extractor -
The above program can backup iPhone contacts, calendar events, photos, SMS messages, notes, location data etc..
Hi, does anything exist to back up SMS from the iPhone DIRECTLY (so to say over-the-air) to Gmail, like SMS Backup + for Android?
The software below is helpful for you to backup SMS and it works for Windows,Mac and Linux.
you can google first.
http://backup-iphone-sms.xstudio.biz ---- backup iphone sms, contact, call list, ibooks, songs, video, photo...
That guy that made the nice Android app has to release an iPhone version. I'd pay for that and I'm sure many others would too.
I am also looking for something like this for the iPhone. Why does it seem to be so impossible to get your sms and mms to backup to gmail?
If its Android platform
Backup Android SMS messages to Gmail
You need to have a Gmail account with IMAP enabled. See the Enabling IMAP Gmail help page to learn how to enable IMAP for your Gmail acc
Backup To Gmail
Backup to Gmail can help you to automatically backup SMS, MMS and Call log to your Gmail.
The first time you will have to press the Backup Now button and wait till all your SMS messages are up online and syned with your account. SMS messages will be stored in a separate, newly-created label – SMS. And they won’t conflict with your other emails in your Inbox. You can even mark the backed up messages on Gmail as read.
backup to sd card
This simple tool allows you to convert your iPhone's SMS database (sms.db) to a XML file which you can import on your Android device with the free app SMS Backup & Restore by Ritesh Sahu.
I did a brief Google search and found this one:
Unfortunately, it is currently down.
Is there a specific reason why you want to backup to GMail, e.g. search-ability?
For general backup you can also try the following tools:
I am searching for Android-like SMS backup.
if you're still looking for a solution check out this thread on MacRumors, http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=850797
Try VeryAndroid SMS Backup, It is a smart andriod sms backup software that can copy and backup sms on Android phone to computer.
It can help you:
- Copy and backup SMS from Anroid phone to computer.
- Restore SMS to android phone any time.
- Send SMS & SMS Chat on computer directly.
- Transfer SMS to android phone from other phones (iPhone, Windows Mobile, Nokia, Blackberry etc).
- View SMS messages in threading mode on computer.
Xrchives something like that it is the best program ever it backs everything up sms mms and photos
SMS Backup by Jan works the best!