Backups and SMS?

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    So....Seeing as all of your installed Apps are backed up to Google servers magically....and pulled back down when/if you get a new phone...what exactly happens to all of your SMS/MMS messages? Do they get backed up to Google as well?

    If so.......does this mean that I can more than likely access my SMS messages as an HTML document somewhere on Google's site? (this would be amazingly badass)... :icon_eek:
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    Wow, no ideas on this at all?? :(
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    No... there is an app for backing up SMS messages and the like. As far as I know only the apps are preserved and only those you purchased.

    Someone else can chime in if I am wrong.
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    google voice will also buckup all your sms and voicemail online
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    Only if you're using the GV assigned number to send/receive them I believe.
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    Exactly....so how would one proceed to backup SMS that come to your real phone number?
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    As I said earlier... there are several apps in the App Market that do this. Just search for SMS Backup