Whether you’re printing text messages to present evidence in a court case or simply rereading them later, you’ve come to the right place. Let us tell you a thing or two about how to print text messages from iPhone.
Can text messages be used in court? – Yes, text messages can be used in court!
Here, we explain how to print text messages from iPhone for court free or other purposes, even if you don’t have the conversation on your iPhone anymore!
Learn how to print text messages from iPhone with dates and times, attachments, emojis, and voice messages.
Four simple steps to print messages with CopyTrans Contacts:
- Connect your device to your PC.
- Select the conversation you wish to print.
- Save the conversation in PDF.
- Print the PDF file.
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Can text messages be used in court
Those who need to print text or Whatsapp messages from their iPhones might be wondering if they can be used in court. Yes, text messages can be used in court as evidence.
However, there are some requirements for printed evidence:
The cell number of all chat participants should be clearly displayed
There should be a time stamp next to each message
Of course, you can make screenshots on your iPhone by scrolling down the chat and capturing each screen individually, but even for a small conversation, the process is really time-consuming.
We suggest that you use CopyTrans Contacts to print text messages for court. Here are 5 good reasons:
Advantages of CopyTrans Contacts:
✓ Transfer iPhone messages to PC in a form appropriate for use in court;
✓ Save all attachments like photos, videos, GIFs, and voice messages in a separate folder;
✓ Export messages for a specific period;
✓ Back up messages in a few clicks;
✓ Enjoy an easy-to-use, intuitive interface.
Here are some favorable reviews of our customers who have successfully used CopyTrans Contacts to print messages from iPhone and present them as evidence in court:
Print text messages from iPhone
When the time comes, and you need to select the chats/messages you intend to keep and not end up having to back up all other texts you don’t really need – CopyTrans Contacts gets in there! Here is a full guide on how to print a text message from iPhone. Follow the steps:
First, we need a tool to read and save text messages. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:
Install the program. Please refer to the installation guide if you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts.
Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your device to your PC with a USB cable. Wait until the program downloads text messages from iPhone.
Let your iPhone data load and click on the speech bubble icon on the left-hand side of the main program window. You will see all your iPhone text messages. Select SMS/iMessage (or WhatsApp, Viber, or Line if you need a conversation from there) from the Sources pane on the top.
Note: Please refer to this troubleshooting article if you don’t see the iPhone text messages in CopyTrans Contacts.
To export messages for a specific period, click on the cogwheel symbol under the list of services and choose the exact time frames:
In the Messages pane, select the dialogues to print. You can choose specific messages in the main working area on the right.
To print text messages from your iPhone, click Export selected.
Next, choose a format for message export. Word, Plain-text, Excel, or PDF are the best formats for printing text messages.
The PDF format is also great if you want to enjoy conversations with emojis, like this one:
The program will download all the text messages to your PC in the format of your choice (we chose Word). To view iPhone messages on PC, open the folder with the contact name and double-click on the Word file.
To print your iPhone SMS text messages, open the corresponding Word file. In Microsoft Word: File → Print, then click Print.
Here is how to print out text messages from your iPhone with the help of CopyTrans Contacts. Easy, right?
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If you can’t find the conversation you need, try searching your backups! There is a chance that it had been automatically backed up to iTunes or iCloud. You don’t need an iPhone to perform a check: just your PC and CopyTrans Backup Extractor:
- Install and run the program. It will automatically find and display all iPhone backups on your computer, sorted by date.
NOTE: If you can’t see the backup you need, it can be in iCloud. Let CopyTrans Backup Extractor check it for you: click iCloud Backups.
- Select the backup containing the conversation.
- Click on Messages and press Extract.
- Select the destination folder.
Here you go! Your messages are waiting in the chosen folder, ready to be printed.
CopyTrans Backup Extractor also can:
How to print out text messages from iPhone
Can you print text messages from iPhone? It can be time-consuming for multiple conversations as you can only take a screenshot for one message each time. With CopyTrans Contacts, you know how to print text messages from iPhone: select, save and print messages in multiple formats in a heartbeat! Let us know how our instructions worked out for you in the comments below.