How to Backup/ Restore Call Log, SMS and MMS to Gmail

Now you can Automatically backup SMS and call log entries using a separate label in Gmail. there is no in-built feature in Android to Sync your SMS, MMS or call log to and from Gmail. there’s an application called Backup Message & Call to Email that can help you save your SMS, MMS, and phone logs to your Gmail account.

How to Backup/ Restore Call Log, SMS and MMS to Gmail

First download Backup message & call to Email from Google Play.

Before you start syncing your SMS, MMS or call log, it is advisable to change the Gmail label for call log and messages. This automatically syncs the fields with custom labels in Gmail. Hence it’s easy to locate and work will just need to login with your Gmail ID. Then you can select the services to backup.


When the backup is complete, go to your Gmail account and look for the following new folders:

  • Calls
  • Messages

Both SMS and MMS will be located in the Messages folder.

If you’re looking for a cheap, easy way to backup and mine the data from texts and phone logs on your Android phone, Backup Message & Call to Email is about the best you can find for free. Give this tool a try, and then let us know what you think about it in the discussion thread below.

Vishaka Raj is a freelance writer covering all things Mobile-related. A former IT admin and occasional web developer:

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