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Depending on how long you’ve been using cell phones, you might remember the days when you could store SMS text messages on your SIM card. Typically these were just stored there temporarily so that — when switching between phones — you didn’t lose anything sentimental. Now, it appears (via Android Police) that the latest version of Google’s Messenger app lets you manage these SIM card messages…

At least in its current implementation, the feature is pretty barebones. To find it, simply head into the app’s Advanced Settings menu and scroll all the way to the bottom. There’s now a submenu called “Manage SIM card messages,” which — at least for now — just lets you view the messages on your SIM card and delete them. Sadly, if you’re for some reason still using this functionality, you seemingly can’t transfer them to your phone.

The new functionality first appeared in version 1.8.266 of the app, which you can find available to download right now on APKMirror. Alternatively, you can just wait for the update to hit your device — it shouldn’t be long.

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