1. jcraven8081's Avatar
    I always save my sms.db files when i upgrade so i dont have to do a complete backup on itunes.
    But when i did it from 3.1.2 to 4.0 it shows the messages fine but sms app crashes when i go to send a text i also dont receive texts.

    Can someone help i had over 2 years of text in there. Thanks
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    2010-06-27 11:47 PM
  2. Echion's Avatar
    I have the same thing with my sms.db, first time the sms app was crashing all the time when trying to send.
    After a restore it was working. However when I tried send a MMS the first time, somehow the very first message I ever received was sent back to the sender halfway through the sending process. The MMS sending just hung endlessly.
    Then I restored another time and tried it again, same thing happened. I then removed the sms.db and put back the original empty one and voila, everything suddenly worked. How weird is that?
    Also missing my old messages now.

    When I upgraded and jb'ed the phone of a friend of mine I tried the same thing. He however has no problems at all with his sms.db.
    Very strange...
    2010-06-28 10:40 PM
  3. jcraven8081's Avatar
    well if you figure anything out please tell me and ill do the same. thanks
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    2010-06-29 11:13 PM
  4. FURBY8704's Avatar
    i believe you just have to change the permissions on the files

    generally the permission is 0644

    iPHONE 3G FW 4.0 JB & iPHONE 4 4.0 READY TO BE JB=]
    2010-06-30 05:55 AM
  5. rajgor's Avatar
    simple just change the permission of sms.db to 777
    2010-08-15 08:03 AM
  6. jkmonkey's Avatar
    I had no problem migrating the SMS.db when I went from 3.1.3 to 4.0.
    2010-08-15 05:55 PM