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Microsoft brings new contacts+message backup app to Windows Phone store

 

Contact backupMicrosoft has released a new utility app to Windows Phone store. The app is called contacts+message backup and it brings the ability to take a backup of your contacts, SMS and MMS to SD card to restore back to same or a different device. Once installed the app appears in the settings of your Windows Phone. The backup is stored in ‘backup+restore’ folder on the SD card.

contacts+message backup details:

Note: To use this app, please go to Settings on your Windows Phone. This app will NOT appear in your list of installed apps.

Contacts + Message Backup app is a Settings app that enables you to make backup of all your contacts (in VCF format) and messages (SMS & MMS including attachments) to SD card (in XML format) for later restore to same or another Windows Phone.

Backup is stored in ‘backup+restore’ folder on the SD card.

Known Issue: Restoring a backup of messages from a dual SIM Windows Phone restores all messages to message store for the first SIM/slot.

Install link

Thanks Rico for the tip. cheers!!

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