Is it possible to retrieve SMS after sim-swap?

Hi everybody!

I just want to do sim-swap, my question is, is there a way of doing so without losing my SMS? 

Or let me put this way. Is it possible to retrieve SMS after sim-swap?

Thanking you in advance.

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  • Zheia
    Lv 6
    3 weeks ago

    It is usually possible because SMS messages are stored on the phone's memory, unless you set SMS storage to SIM, which will give a limited storage.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Unless your phone is old enough to buy booze, SMS messages are stored in the phone, not the SIM.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Both Android and iOS should be able to back up messages to their cloud backups.

    In the case of iPhones though, I've never lost any SMS swapping SIMs. I went from Verizon to Xfinity Mobile and didn't lose anything since it's all on the phone's internal storage, not the SIM.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Do you have android or Apple? Never mind, if you have a phone through a company like sprint, att, verizon etc go to their store and ask them. I got mine, I was using a new phone and SIM card but I don’t see why they couldn’t

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  • WB
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Transfer your SMS to the SIM card before swapping.

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