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Whether for legal use – to present evidence in a court case, or simply for archiving purposes, printing iPhone messages can come in handy. And it’s easy too. This article explains how to use CopyTrans Contacts to print iPhone SMS text messages in a snap. Let’s begin.

Watch our YouTube tutorial:

Or follow the instructions below:

  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 the installation guide.

  3. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone.

  4. 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. How to export messages to pdf

  5. To export messages for the specific period, click on a cogwheel symbol under a list of services and choose exact time frames: Export messages in PDF for a certain period

  6. You can now select the iPhone text 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 the selected iPhone SMS text messages, click on the “Export selected” button. Export specific conversations in PDF

  7. Next, choose the message export format. Word, Plain-text, Excel or PDF formats are most appropriate for printing SMS text messages. Export messages for printing

  8. The PDF format is also the best if you want to enjoy your emojis conversations like the one in the screenshot below. Export messages to pdf

  9. Your iPhone SMS text messages will now be saved to your PC in the format of your choice; in this example – into multiple Word files. Just open the folder named after your contact and double-click on the Word file.

  10. 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. Displaying SMS messages in Microsoft Word

This is how you can easily print iPhone SMS text messages with the help of CopyTrans Contacts.

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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.