SMS Import / Export

Imports and exports SMS and MMS messages, and exports call logs.
New in version 1.3.1
- Preferences screen

- Call log export

- Fixed a bug (issues #11, #12, #14) that caused crashes when importing
messages that were exported from an Android version that had message fields
not present in the current version

- (Partial) German translation

- French translation
SMS Import / Export imports and exports SMS and MMS messages from and to JSON files. It also exports call logs. It does not require root.


SMS Import / Export is a sibling project to sms-db, a Linux tool to build an SQLite database out of collections of SMS and MMS messages in various formats. sms-db can import JSON files created by SMS Import / Export, and it can export its database to JSON files that can be imported by SMS Import / Export.

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.3.1 (6) suggested Added on 2022-01-14

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
      This app can read all SMS (text) messages stored on your phone.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.

    Download APK 4.0 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.3 (5) - Added on 2021-12-05

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
      This app can read all SMS (text) messages stored on your phone.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.

    Download APK 3.8 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 1.2 (4) - Added on 2021-11-11

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
      This app can read all SMS (text) messages stored on your phone.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.

    Download APK 3.8 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log