How to print text messages from iPhone?
“I have some text messages i received on my iphone from some one else, where they said some important things. And i want to use it in a court case; so i was wondering if there was a way to save and print those text messages from iphone?” - Asked by a Yahoo Answer user
You may have other reasons to print text messages from iPhone besides using in court case. Printing text messages is a great way to keep the important conversations and share info with your work partners for iPhone users. In this article, I put together 3 ways to print text messages from iPhone. Choose the one you like best according to your need. All the ways are really easy to understand and operate both for green hand and senior iPhone users.
If you want to print the full conversation with someone on your iPhone, you need first to export your text messages with him to your computer with data and time and then print the export file from computer.
Step 1. Export your iPhone text messages to your computer (Two Ways)
You have two ways to transfer iPhone text messages from iPhone to computer. One is iPhone Transfer software and the other is iPhone Data Recovery. iPhone Transfer is easier and faster. You can preview the messages before exporting. iPhone Data Recovery can recover deleted text messages from iPhone. It’s really helpful if you want to print the deleted text messages from iPhone. You can read the two ways below according to your need.
Way 1. Transfer iPhone Text Messages to PC with iPhone Transfer
Free Download, install and run iPhone Transfer software on your computer. Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. The software will recognize your iPhone and you will see a data menu on the left side of the interface.
Select the “Messages” section on the menu and you will see all the text messages, iMessages, MMS on your iPhone. Find the message conversation you want to print and you click “Export to” option. You can easily transfer text messages from iPhone to computer after clicking “Export to PC”.
Way 2. Transfer iPhone Text Messages to Computer with iPhone Data Recovery Software
Download, install and run the iPhone Data software. Connect your iPhone to your computer. The software will load your iPhone’s information to its interface automatically.
Click the “SMS” section from the list on the left part of the interface. Then you will see all your text messages on your iPhone.
Use the search function to search the name, you can find the text messages much faster.
Click the name of the contact, you will see all the text messages between you and the contact. Check the box in front of the name of the contact, and then click “Export to” option to export the selected messages to your computer with HTML file. In the HTML file, you will find the date, time and also the contact info.
If you can’t find the text messages you want to print on your iPhone, you need to recover deleted text messages from iPhone first before you print them.
Step 2. Print the text messages
When it completes the exporting, the folder which saves the recovered sms will open automatically. Preview the HTML in your IE and print it.
This way to print iPhone text messages is suitable for printing little part of your text messages with someone. If you need to print the whole conversation with someone, please directly go to print text messages from iPhone with iPhone sms transfer software.
Open your “Messages” app on your iPhone and find the text messages you want to print. Press home button and the power button together, you will hear a click sound and take a screenshot of the iPhone screen.
Go to the “Photos” app and find the screenshot you take. Click the AirDrop button at the bottom-left corner of the interface and choose print at the bottom-right corner. Then you are allowed to choose a printer to print the photo of the text messages.
Just like I said above, this method is only working when you just want to print little part of your text messages with some. You can’t take screenshot for all your text messages.
This is a really easy way to print your iPhone SMS. Find the text message you want to print. Tap and hold on for a few seconds, you will able to copy it. Then go to email account that you added on your iPhone. Compose a new email to yourself and paste the text message to the email. Then click send. Go to the Inbox of your email and open the email you sent to yourself, at the bottom of the email, select the fourth option and choose print.
That’s all about printing iPhone text messages. Next time, if your friends or anyone ask you that is there any way to print the text messages from iPhone or how to print text messages from iPhone. Just tell them it is really easy to do that and show them the steps above.