How can I back up my text messages from an old phone?

Episode 1558 (1:44:30)

Jeanine from Santa Barbara, CA
SMS Backup & Restore

Jeanine wants to know how to retrieve text messages from an old phone. Leo says that there are several ways to do it. Sometimes they are stored up in the cloud with the carrier. She can ask the technician at the phone store to transfer all the data over. There are also apps that will enable her to do it, including Android apps like SMS Backup and Restore. She can put it on the old phone and it will back up all the messages to the cloud. Then she can restore them to the new phone. Samsung also has its own called SmartSwitch.