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This guide demonstrates a quick and easy way to save iPhone text messages to a Word document via using a versatile PC application called CopyTrans Contacts. The method below works for any type of iPhone messages such as SMS, iMessage, WhatsApp, Viber and Line conversations and with all iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch models.

Saving iPhone SMS as Word documents is a great way to print or edit messages on your computer.

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Let’s save iPhone text messages to Word

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  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:
    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to this article.

  3. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. CopyTrans Contacts will start loading your iPhone text messages. To access the iPhone messages, click on the speech-bubble icon on the left-hand side pane.
    Note: If you don’t see the messages in the main program window, please have a look at this article. iphone messages displayed in copytrans contacts

  4. To export messages for the specific period, click on a cogwheel symbol under a list of services and choose exact time frames: How to export messages for a certain period

  5. Make a selection for all iPhone text messages you wish to save as Word document. If you would like to save all iPhone messages to word, check the box next to “Messages”. Now, click “Export selected”. save iphone text messages to word via export selected button in copytrans contacts

  6. From the newly-appeared window, select “Word (multiple .doc files)”. iphone sms export to word document

  7. At this stage you may also choose some other file format like Web page format for the highest degree of interactivity with your backed-up iPhone messages. We recommend Word format for editing your messages. PDF format is the best for archiving or printing your SMS. Also use PDF if you want to see all the emojis used in your conversations.

  8. Choose the computer destination where to save the iPhone text message Word files. If unsure where to save, select the Desktop. Click OK. choose location on pc to save iphone messages to microsoft word

  9. The iPhone text messages are now saved in individual Word *.doc files at the desired PC location. folder containing saved iphone text message word

  10. You can open a text message with Microsoft Word by double-clicking on the Word file. iphone imessage opened in microsoft word

CopyTrans Contacts helps you save iPhone text messages to Word quickly and efficiently.

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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.