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folder location of sms messages in s4

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Anyone know the folder location of the sms messages?
thank you,
mark88
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There is some information in this forum thread. Both solutions offered require rooting your phone which sounds like a guarantee invaluation and a risk of bricking it.
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*invalidation I love autocorrect.
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by:Mark O'Brien
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/data/data/com.android.providers.telephony/databeses/mmssms.db

Looking for it....
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I tried a sms msg backer upper and it seems to have worked
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Good news. Did you need to root the phone to get to it?
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no
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That's even better news. I don't like the idea of hacking through the protection and potentially destroying a phone.
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by:Mark O'Brien
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for Mark88's comment #a40548243

for the following reason:

This was difficult!
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Was my link no help to you? If you wanted me to look further you could ask. It sounds like you used information from the link I posted to find the solution which was to use a tool to back up the sms mugs.
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*msgs
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I received a notice giving me 4 days to object. The question closed in just one day with no acknowledgement of my post. I can't ask a question in community support so having to raise it from here.
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by:Mark O'Brien
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Ors-Ankh-Aten, no I did not use the link.
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Some communication may have solved your problem faster. You said you were looking for the folder and several days later that you had a solution. If you said you couldn't find it I could have looked further. Or someone else may have joined in to help.
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by:Mark O'Brien
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I am sorry for the late communication.
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That's ok. Please remember that there are many people willing to help here. If a question looks like it is back with the asker and waiting for them to come back then people will generally leave it alone.
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