"I need to print and backup a series of abusive/threatening SMS (on iPhone X) for my solicitor. Is there a way to do this which will show the time, date & sender information? Thanks for any help in advance."
If you want to print text messages for court or use text messages for a suit, or you need to preserve some important SMS for future usage, or even you just want to share some information from SMS with your colleagues, printting text messages is necessary.
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There are many ways you can print text messages from iPhone. For example, if you don't have a lot of messages to print out, taking screenshots and emailing then to yourself can be a good option. You can also copy and paste text messages into email if you don't need to retain all of the information and time and data stamps. However, what's the solution when you want to print out several messages conversation with full information which shows the time, date and sender? Now in this guide, you will learn how to print text messages from iPhone effortlessly. Just continue to read.
How to Print Text Messages from iPhone XS/X/8/7SE
FonePaw DoTrans can easily export text messages from iPhone. Then, you can connect your computer to a printer to print them out with full information. This tool can transfer text messages from iPhone to computer and save it as printable format (HTML/CSV/TXT) on your computer. Not only text messages, other data like contacts, photos, voice memos, etc. can also be transferred from your iPhone to the desktop PC easily. It is compatible with all models of iPhone.
Download FonePaw DoTrans for iOS first. Windows version and Mac version are provided. Make sure you choose the right one. Then you are able to print text conversation from iPhone.
Video Tutorial: How to Print Text Messages from Apple iPhone
Step 1. Connect iPhone to computer
To start to print iMessages from iPhone X/8 Plus, for example, you need to connect iPhone to the computer after running the program. When your device is detected, you will see the interface below:
Step 2. Select and export text messages from iPhone
On the left pane of the interface, click "Messages". Then, you can preview all of text messages. Choose those you want to print and click "Export to Device" icon, then in the pull-down list, choose the wanted format (CSV, HTML and TXT file) to transfer text messages from iPhone to computer. Your iPhone SMS text messages will be soon saved to your PC in the format of your choice.
Step 3. Print text messages from iPhone
Now, open the messages file on your computer and then you can directly print it out if your PC is connected to a printer, or you can copy this messages files to a computer that connects to a printer. Here we recommend that you transfer and print your SMS as HTML or TXT file, then you open HTML or TXT file, click "Ctrl + P" to start printing messages.
Tip: To save time, you are able to export the SMS and the attachments in batch with ''Device to Folder" feature. Just tick SMS item to start transferring.
By using FonePaw DoTrans, you can transfer text messages, MMS & iMessages with attachments in form of HTML/CSV/TXT file to your PC. It can also transfer photos from iPhone to computer, transfer contacts, music, playlist, videos and any other files to & from PC.
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