Author Topic: Please help get texts from Android to Windows Computer!  (Read 290 times)

oneday

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Please help get texts from Android to Windows Computer!
« on: July 27, 2020, 03:31:18 PM »
Howdy helpful folks!  My, you are an attractive & intelligent bunch :)

I've just switched phones. I don't want or need them to be on my new phone. What I do want is the ability to read them comfortably on a larger screen and easily delete most but save a few. 

I've been searching how to download my texts from my old phone to my computer. Most sites recommend an app for this.  I don't really want to go to the trouble of installing & learning how to use a new app.  Is there a simple way to get my texts into a .docx file or something like that?

If not, what app have you used and do you recommend it?  TIA!

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Re: Please help get texts from Android to Windows Computer!
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2020, 04:51:57 PM »
On your windows computer, go to

https://messages.google.com

There is a download button on the top right.

Click the link in the middle "See how it works"

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« Last Edit: July 27, 2020, 04:54:29 PM by hdatontodo »

oneday

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Re: Please help get texts from Android to Windows Computer!
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2020, 12:13:18 AM »
On your windows computer, go to

https://messages.google.com

There is a download button on the top right.

Click the link in the middle "See how it works"

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Hi @hdatontodo  - worked like a charm...and it's the same app that is the default on the new phone, so no learning new apps...thanks so much!!!

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Re: Please help get texts from Android to Windows Computer!
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2020, 01:15:16 AM »
Love this community!♥️♥️♥️

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Re: Please help get texts from Android to Windows Computer!
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2020, 01:42:35 AM »
Love this community!♥️♥️♥️

Agreed!  Way better than the internet at large.