There are 5 other file types using
the HBK file extension!

hbk file icon.hbk - Mathcad handbook file

hbk file icon.hbk - Auto Backup backup archive

hbk file icon.hbk - HandyCafe database file

hbk file icon.hbk - Hex Workshop Hex Editor bookmark file

hbk file icon.hbk - Humanic Software accounting data file

Bookmark & share this page with others:

HBK file extension - HTC SMS backup

What is hbk file? How to open hbk files?

The hbk file extension is also used for a special SMS backup file in smartphones produced by HTC.

Probably some internal Android based app that creates backups of individual SMS when the user accesses the backup function.

These hbk files are typically found on the SD card in a special folder called sms_backup.

The default software associated to hbk file type:

Google Android icon

Google Inc. logo Google Android  Google Android software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Google Android is operating system for smart phones and tablet computers developed by the Google. Android is based on the Linux kernel. Basic Android's applications are closely related to Google account and services such as Gmail, Calendar, Maps, YouTube, etc.

Applications for Android are written in Java source code but finally compiled for Android Dalvik virtual machine. In Android 4.4 and later is used new runtime environment called Android Runtime (ART) with JIT compiler.

New applications for Android are available on the Google Play a one of the basic applications in clean Android installation.

Google Android operating system versions:

  • Android 7 Nougat
  • Android 6 Marshmallow
  • Android 5 Lollipop
  • 4.4.x KitKat
  • 4.3.x Jellybean
  • 4.2.x Jellybean
  • 4.1.x Jellybean
  • 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 3.x.x Honeycomb
  • 2.3.x Gingerbread
  • 2.2 Froyo
  • 2.1 Eclair
  • 1.6 Donut
  • 1.5 Cupcake

Help how to open HBK files:

There is no way how this type of HBK file could be directly opened on a computer. On your HTC smartphone, the only way would be to restore the file so its readable like any other SMS.

How to convert file with extension HBK:

In order to convert the SMS backup to some readable form, you would first have to restore it using your HTC smartphone and then using the SMS Backup & Restore app from Google Play export it as XML.

XMLs can then be transfered to any computer and viewed using any text editor.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .hbk file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open hbk file, edit hbk file, convert hbk file, view hbk file, play hbk file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others hbk file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hbk file - HTC SMS backup

Click on the software link for more information about Google Android. Google Android uses hbk file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Google Android:

Previous file extension
GKP file extension > Mobile phones related file types

Next file extension
file extension HWT


Follow us!

Enter any file extension without dot (e.g. pdf)
Search for file extension details and associated application(s)

RSS feed