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copy sim card messages to computer

by shatzyatcnet / January 29, 2011 9:24 PM PST


Does anybody know how I can transfer messages (SMS) from my simcard to the computer? I've seen softwares which have similar functionality (it restores deleted messages) such as the Data Doctor Recovery - Sim Card but I can't make it work. It always says that it doesn't detect any simcard (I attached my cellphone to my computer through USB connection)
Can you suggest any software that I can use for this?

I hope to get some help from here =)

Thank you!!

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SIM Cards
by birdmantd Forum moderator / January 29, 2011 11:03 PM PST

You would have to remove the SIM from the phone and insert it into a SIM reader for the computer to detect it. SMS messages are not stored in the SIM card, not enough memory in the SIM card.

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SMS messages on SIM card
by jnchowe / February 28, 2013 5:31 AM PST
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Actually, some SMS messages are stored on the phone's SIM card and are recoverable through software and a SIM card reader.

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