How to view SIM card messages in Android 4.4 Kitkat’s messaging app

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Android devices, by default, store all your text messages in your phone’s memory where the SIM card storage is not used. But, if for some reason, your messages stored on the SIM card cannot be viewed in your messaging app then, don’t worry they are not lost.

You can view and manage the messages stored on your SIM card by using the messaging app of Android 4.4 Kitkat and you don’t need to have special app for that purpose.

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Follow the instruction to know how you can find and view the SIM card messages using Android 4.4 Kitkat.

Instructions:

  • First of all, launch ‘Messaging’ app and open options by pressing the ‘menu’ or ‘three dots’. Your app options will open. Here select ‘Settings’.

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  • Your settings will open. Here look for ‘Manage SIM card messages’ under ‘Text messages’.

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  • You will be able to see all your SIM card messages. You can press any to copy to phone memory.

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  • That’s all!

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  • Vinayak

    Is it possible to copy all messages at once?

    • No, its not possible!

    • Amber Naz

      I am unable to view my messages in phone memory, they are only visible in sim storage can u plz tell me how set messages on default storage..:(

  • quatemir

    Thank you so much. This was precisely the answer I needed for reading old SIM messages using my new phone

    • Amber Naz

      I am unable to view my messages in phone memory, they are only visible in sim storage can u plz tell me how set messages on default storage…

  • jemma

    Is there a way to do this on Android 6.0 Marshmallow? The menu options look different.