As you know, text messages are usually saved on the internal memory of our Samsung mobile phone by default, and you can set your phone to store SMS on the SIM card as well. Meanwhile, when you store new contacts to your Samsung smart phone, you will be asked to save them on the phone memory or the SIM card, and both of the two locations are available. However, that raises a question: contacts and text messages are forbidden to be accessed directly on PC without limitations for protecting personal privacy and security, while many users have the need to transfer contacts or SMS to computer for various reasons. In this situation, this Samsung Assistant is exactly what you need, which allows you to backup everything on your Samsung mobile phone to computer without any restriction. You can't miss it.
Transfer Media Files Between Samsung and PC
Backup Contacts & Messages to PC in a Batch
Totally Manage Samsung Phone on Computer
First of all, download and install this software on your computer. After connecting your Samsung mobile phone to PC via a USB cable, please open this program with double click.
Step 1: In order to get your Samsung cell phone detected by this software successfully, you should enable USB debugging on your phone first. As Android system has been updated for several generations, you can follow the instructions below to open USB debugging.
- For Android 2.3 or older, Go: "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
- For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
- For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
Step 2: After opening USB debugging on your Samsung device, please press "USB debugging opened" and "Next" to get your phone identified immediately. Then this Samsung Assistant will automatically install USB driver on PC and scan your phone data. In this step, you need wait for a few minutes. Please be a little patient.
After scanning you mobile phone, this program will show you an interface as follows.
Step 3: As you can see, all files, including Apps, Music, Photo, Video, Book, Contacts, etc. are arranged on the menu. Now you can preview or backup any file as you want. If you are going to save contacts or messages to PC, you can touch the "Contacts" option first. Then press "All contacts", "All SMS", "Inbox", "Outbox" to preview contacts or text message conversations as needed. After that, you can select and mark your needed files.
At last, click the "Backup" icon, you will save all contacts to your computer within seconds. By the way, if you want to send messages to others, please touch the "Send" button to edit SMS. What's more, this Samsung Assistant is indeed functional and powerful, if you need take it for more uses, like edit contacts, install apps, transfer music, etc. you'd better try it by yourself. It won't disappoint you.