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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Remove SMS Entries from Call History Logs Temporarily

There are so many ways that you can do to free up the phone's storage. One of the little thing to do to free up your Samsung Galaxy SIII storage is by deleting one, multiple or all call history logs.

See also: How to Delete One, Multiple or All Call History Logs on Samsung Galaxy S3

If you're on the call logs list, you can see that there is also SMS entries displayed there. Indeed by default, phone logs will displaying both calls and SMS entries. But, if you want to only displaying call logs, then you can temporarily removing SMS entries from your phone logs.

How to remove SMS entries from call logs temporarily?
Kindly follow the steps listed below to hide SMS entries from call logs:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Tap Phone.
  3. Tap Logs tab.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. On pop up menu select View by.
  6. On the next pop up menu, you will see 3 options available. They are:
    • All logs: to view both calls and SMS entries.
    • All calls: to view only call logs.
    • Missed calls: to view missed call logs only.
  7. Tap All calls to view only the call logs.
  8. Finish. Now the phone logs will only viewing call logs and hiding SMS entries from there.

As a note, the step mentioned above only work temporarily, once you exit from the Phone apps using Back button or Home button, the phone call logs will be back to default and viewing both calls and SMS entries.


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