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Currently, text messages are not saved to your Google account (however useful that would be...). However, Hangouts are saved to your Google account, and you can check which account is active in the Hangouts app by swiping from the left and checking which profile is shown at the top of the navigation drawer.
Solved in Android 5.0 (built-in feature).
SMS messages in smartphones have generally been stored in SQLite3 databases for a long time now. If the database is not damaged in any way, you should be able to view the contents and maybe export them to some CSV or HTML format with some type of SQLite database browser software. Here's one you can give a try: http://sqlitestudio.pl/ Otherwise, I know that ...
In Settings-Accounts on my S4 both under KitKat and under Lollipop there was/is NO Sync SMS settings. The only way I got that checkbox to show was to delete and recreate the Outlook account. Then, on sync settings list during the setup wizard, Sync SMS was an option along with Contacts, Calendar, etc...
I had that same problem today.. Sent and received messages were getting sucked into the void. I was able to send messages but they would not show up on my end. Tried disabling hangouts to no avail. Fiddled with the text messaging settings. Even the post above about the cache. Nothing worked. I checked the time/date settings. They were wrong once I ...
To stop this you simply need to disable the Sync SMS feature on your Android phone which is enabled by default. To disable the Sync SMS feature: Open the Email Account Options settings. Disable(uncheck) the Sync SMS feature. Now you won't be receiving the text messages in your email inbox.
It seems when iphone owners deactvate imessage you can send and receive sms to/from them without problems. It seems lollipop cannot read sms because it seems an imessage and not a sms. A clear bug.
I use SMS Backup & Restore, it works great! And it has a cloud plugin for saving messages to Google Drive and Dropbox. Once installed, go to the app settings, and choose your SD card as backup folder.
MightyText works for me. Also does some other helpful things when my phone is out of reach.
You have to have your iphone friends delete your information from text history. they need to start a text, type your name into the recipient field and click on the "i". This will allow them to delete you from the text history...Then they start a new thread and this will allow you to receive group text.
I have found a solution that worked for me: Go to Settings -> SMS -> Default SMS Messaging Account Then change it from you Google account into "SMS only account". After doing that it no longer prepended the country code to my SMS contact number (no need for it to be saved as a contact).
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