How to View/Read Your Android Text Messages on A Computer Easily?

2023-05-11 00:00:00/Posted by Kitty Parkerto Android Backup Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

Today, Android devices have become extremely popular portable devices in the market. With it, you may need to view/read text messages or reply to SMS on a computer during the work. In this guide, you will know 3 popular ways to easily view your text messages on a computer.

how to view text messages on computer for android 

Solution 1. View & Send Your Android Text Messages on A Computer Via Mobikin Assistant

MobiKin Assistant for Android is a famous Android file manager for desktop. It developed two versions respectively for Windows and Mac users. You can use it to view/read/reply text messages on a computer easily.

With it, you can also manage your Android files on a computer. You can have a look at its key features.

Quick Look - What Can MobiKin Assistant for Android Do for You?

1. Add/edit/export/import Android contacts on a computer.

2. View/reply/transfer text messages on your PC/Mac easily.

3. Import/export call history on Android devices in batches.

4. Install and uninstall apps on your Android phone.

5. Transfer media files between Android phone and a computer.

6. Backup/restore an entire Android phone with 1 click.


MobiKin Assistant for Android supports all most all Android devices on the market, including the newest Samsung Galaxy, LG, Huawei, HTC, Sony, OPPO, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and more. You can free download it on your computer and read your Android text messages on the desktop when you are in the busywork.

With Mobikin Assistant, you can view/send all your text messages from your Android phone. Simply click on the SMS option from the main interface to check the text messages on your Android phone and after that, preview the detailed text conversation info. You can also transfer text messages from your Android phone to a computer in different formats including HTML, BAK, XML, TEXT, or CSV.

Here's how:

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to a computer.

Launch the program and connect your Android phone to a computer via a USB cable. Please enable USB debugging on your Android device.

connect your android device to a computer 

Step 2. Go to the SMS section on the main interface.

Once your Android phone is connected, you can see the interface as below. All the file type is displayed on the panel. Now, go to the 'SMS' folder.

how to view android text messages on a computer with mobikin 

Step 3. View the detailed info of the text messages.

On the interface, you can get all the detailed info of the text messages. You can read the text messages, or checkmark the messages as you like and click 'Export' to save them on the computer.

read the text messages and export them to your computer 

What's more, you can send a text message to others by clicking the 'New' button and then select recipients from your contacts list. You can select one or more recipients at the same time.

how to send a text message from your android phone on pc 

If you want to print out the text messages from your Android phone, you can export them in the CSV format and arrange them with Excel, then print out the file.

You can refer to How to Print out Text Messages from Android Phone? (Best 4 Ways)


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Solution 2. Check Android SMS on A Computer with Android Messages Website

You can also view and send your Android text messages on your computer with Android Messages website. You need to install the latest version of Android Messages on your Android phone to access the Android Messages website.

You need to follow the steps mentioned below to check your Android text messages online:

Step 1. Download and install the latest version of Android Messages on your phone.

Step 2. Go to from a computer browser. You will see a QR code on this screen.

check your android text messages online 

Step 3. Open Android Messages app on your Android phone.

Step 4. Click on the three-dot icon, you will get 'Messages for Web' option in the dropdown menu.

select messages for web 

Step 5. Hit the 'Scan QR Code'/'QR code scanner' option.

scan qr code 

Step 6. Then, your Android phone will vibrate and be connected to the computer successfully.

After that, all your text messages will appear on the browser window for you to view, send or delete them.

how to view android text messages on a computer with messages for web 

Solution 3. Get Android Text Messages on Windows 10 with Your Phone App

If you are using Windows 10, then you can use Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app to send and view your Android text conversations on your PC. The app supports Android 7 and above and it can work on the Windows version from 10 April 2018 update and later.

To do this, you first need to download and install Your Phone on your Windows 10 from Microsoft Store if you don't have it already, then follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1. Click on the Start menu and hit the Settings menu.

Step 2. Choose the 'Phone' option and link your phone by clicking 'Add a phone'.

add a phone on windows 10 

Step 3. You will be asked to link your Android or iPhone to the PC. Choose 'Android' from the options and click 'Get Started'.

link your android phone to windows 10 

Step 4. After that, click on Continue to send an app link to your Android device.

Step 5. Enter your mobile phone number for receiving the link and tap on 'Send'.

enter your mobile phone number to get a link

Step 6. Choose the link that was sent to your Android device.

Step 7. Now, you need to install Your Phone Companion app from Google Play Store.

Step 8. After installing the app, you need to login to your Microsoft account and allow the required app permissions.

Step 9. Allow the connection and click 'Done'.

Step 10. Now, click on 'Start' < 'Your Phone'.

view android text messages on windows 10 with your phone app 

Step 11. Now you can see your Android device's name, under which, you can see the 'Photos' and 'Messages' options.

Step 12. Click 'Messages' to view and manage the Android text messages on Windows 10.

 read text messages on pc


Transferring all your text messages from your Android device to your computer might seem difficult at first glance, but in reality, it is extremely easy to send and manage all your text messages from your Android device on your computer when proper methods are applied. Now it is up to you which one you would choose to transfer and manage your Android text messages.

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Kitty Parker
Kitty ParkerSenior Editor
In 2018, Kitty Parker graduated with a B.S. degree. After getting technical article writing training, she participated in MobiKin Team. She has spent years testing, studying, and writing professional articles on fields such as Android Backup, Android Recovery, and App Management. Proficient in creating diverse content, she regularly shares posts on social platforms to help those in need.
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