Whether for legal use – to present evidence in a court case, or simply for archiving purposes, printing text messages can come in handy. If you don’t know how to print text messages from iPhone, you’ve come to the right place! This article explains how to print text messages in a snap.
By following the method below, your printed out conversation will include:
- date & time stamps,
- various attachments,
- voice messages in a separate folder on your PC.
Sounds great to me! Let’s begin printing text messages from iPhone.
How to print text messages from iPhone
First, we need a tool to read and save text messages. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:
Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to the installation guide.
Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your device. Wait until the program downloads text messages from iPhone.
Let your iPhone data load and click the speech-bubble icon on the left-hand side of the main program window. You will see all your iPhone text messages appear. Select “SMS/iMessage” (or “WhatsApp”, “Viber”, “Line” if you need a conversation from there) from the “Sources” pane on top.
Note: Please refer to this troubleshooting article if you don’t see the iPhone text messages in CopyTrans Contacts.
To export messages for the specific period, click on a cogwheel symbol under a list of services and choose exact time frames:
You can now select the iPhone messages which you would like to print from the “Messages” pane. You can also print individual messages from the SMS pane on the right.
To print text messages from iPhone, click on the “Export selected” button.
Next, choose the message export format. Word, Plain-text, Excel or PDF formats are most appropriate for printing text messages.
The PDF format is also great if you want to enjoy your emojis conversations like the one in the screenshot below.
Your iPhone SMS text messages will now be exported to your PC in the format of your choice; in this example – into multiple Word files. Now, to view iPhone messages on PC, open the folder named after your contact and double-click on the Word file.
To print your iPhone SMS text message, simply open the corresponding Word file. In Microsoft Word, point to File > Print and click on the “Print” button.
This is how to print from iPhone with the help of CopyTrans Contacts. Easy, right?