How to Backup SMS From LG G5 To PC

Hi guys how are you? In our previous articles, we talked about Android tips and tricks, but in this particular article, we’ll talk about SMS backup solutions. If you receive and send text messages daily, you should have a huge collection of SMS in your inbox and many of them will contain information such as bank statements, medical reports, daily offers and precious messages from dear partners.

Therefore, it is a good idea to back up messages on your PC, in case you accidentally delete them or your phone fails, or the factory reset, and so on. In addition, if your inbox is full, you will need to delete some messages first to receive new messages. In this brief guide, we will demonstrate how to backup SMS from LG G5 to PC in two ways.

Way 1: Backup SMS with Android App

With the advancement of Android apps, several apps can help to backup SMS and transfer them to the PC effortlessly. In this post, we will use SMS Backup + to transfer SMS from LG G5 to PC.

Step 1. First of all, go to the Google Play Store on your LG G5 and search for SMS Backup +.

Step 2. Install the app and open it directly on the Google Play Store.

Step 3. Tap “Backup” on the application’s home screen and choose the path where you want to save the backup database file.

Step 4. You can now copy this database file to your PC or upload it directly to your Gmail account and then download it to your PC.


  • Back up SMS and MMS.
  • There is no need to connect a phone to the PC.


  • Ad-supported application with potential for virus attack.
  • Internet connection is required.
  • Backup SMS databases are often corrupted.

Path 2: SMS backup from LG G5 to PC with Desktop Android Manager.

If you are looking for a comfortable and well-organized one-click solution to backup SMS from LG G5 to PC, MobileGo will be the ideal option. MobileGo is an Android desktop manager that helps you control your entire Android device from a computer. You can import, export, send and receive text messages directly from this program and you will have all the options you receive on Android phones. Not only can you back up SMS to your PC in one click, but you can also back up 17 other types of data, such as photos, videos, audios, documents, applications, application data, etc. to the PC easily. In addition, you can play Android applications and games on the main interface of this program, as well as root your phone with a single click. It is a powerful tool with infinite potential.

How to backup SMS from LG G5 to PC with MobileGo

Step 1. Download Android Manager on your Windows or Mac system and install the program. Open it after completing the installation to see the main graphical interface of the application and connect your phone to the PC via USB data cable.

Step 2. Activate the USB debugging mode on your LG G5 and wait for the program to recognize it.

Step 3. Click SMS in the left sidebar panel and select the “Export” icon. MobileGo offers to save messages on the PC in 2 formats, that is, text and XML. Choose the desired file format and back up your SMS collection to the PC.

Step 4. That’s it. You can now check the output folder to see the backup SMS database.


SMS is a crucial part of our lives that we cannot live without. Whenever you are switching phones or deleting messages from your device to gain extra space, it is always a good idea to back them up first. In this tutorial, we have two fun ways to backup SMS from LG G5 to PC, but remember that you can use the same tricks to backup SMS from any Android smartphone, such as Sony, Samsung, Asus, Motorola, Google , HTC and so on.

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