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    Question is it possible to print text messages from the iphone?

    Is it possible to print off text messages? If so can someone please tell me how?
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    You could forward the message to an email?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevieboysgirl View Post
    Is it possible to print off text messages? If so can someone please tell me how?
    the only way I know how to do it is on my mac..

    I have an application called phone view which allows me to grab the text messages and turn them into a pdf I can then print the pdf on my computer..

    Printing text messages directly from the phone is not possible..

    There may be a application like this for pc I am unsure
    I answer questions to the best of my knowledge if im wrong please correct me
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    Question printing text messages?

    The "forward" is grayed out and I can't find a way to copy and paste it into an email.

    Sadly I don't have a MAC computer......

    Are there apps that will it possible to do this?
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    take a screenshot and email to yourself.
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    try this:

    App Store - SMS Export

    or this

    iPhone, iPad & Android Printing: There's an App for that - As seen in the Apple™ “Office” Ad

    not sure if either will get you what you want to do.. but it's a start..

    This is a bit more in depth for printing in general from an iPhone..

    How to Print from Your iPhone - wikiHow
    Last edited by Rockdog97; 11-08-2011 at 06:08 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ame View Post
    take a screenshot and email to yourself.
    That was what I was going to suggest. It seems to be the easiest and you don't even need another app for it.
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    I just "forwarded" a text conversation to my e-mail. The forward button was greyed out until I actually tapped on the texts that I wanted to forward.

    I have an hp printer at home and all I have to do is send an e-mail to my printer (it has it's own email addy) and it will print. BAM! Printing from your IPhone!


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    Tansee iPhone Transfer SMS allows you to export messages to your computer where you can print them out
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    You don't need a third party app. You can send them to an email and print from there.


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    Taking a screen shot & mailing to itself is the easiest & best option :-)
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    Smile suggested app :)

    printcentral app mite be able to help you with your text printing from iphone??
    we have it on our iphones and use both pc and mac
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    Default Re: is it possible to print text messages from the iphone?

    There are many programs for transferring iPhone text messages to computer as a Text file and .mht like imacsoft sms transfer, Tansee iPhone Transfer SMS etc. They cost between $9-$10. If you don't want to pay a single penny, then email text conversions to yourself and print (hell lot of time-consuming). You may refer to this step-by-step guide on how to print iPhone text messages

    "http://www.iphone-to-pc.com/how-print-iphone-text-messages-pc.html"

    Hope it helps!
    Last edited by nick08; 03-12-2013 at 05:09 AM.
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    Default Re: is it possible to print text messages from the iphone?

    If you have a small amount of messages, simply use the printscreen option on your iPhone to take a picture of your text message - transfer the picture to your computer and print it out from there. Other methods include third-party software (not necessarily paid if you have less than 150 messages to print) as described here:

    http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-print-iPhone-SMS-text-messages
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    Default Re: is it possible to print text messages from the iphone?

    Quote Originally Posted by chobbs1 View Post
    You don't need a third party app. You can send them to an email and print from there.


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    Quote Originally Posted by chobbs1 View Post
    I just "forwarded" a text conversation to my e-mail. The forward button was greyed out until I actually tapped on the texts that I wanted to forward.

    I have an hp printer at home and all I have to do is send an e-mail to my printer (it has it's own email addy) and it will print. BAM! Printing from your IPhone!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Default Re: is it possible to print text messages from the iphone?

    How do you email them to yourself? When you have selected your messages and press the curving arrow, it puts them into a text message window, not email.
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    Default Re: is it possible to print text messages from the iphone?

    Stitch-It is an app that works via screenshot.
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    Default Re: is it possible to print text messages from the iphone?

    Quote Originally Posted by iwoodland View Post
    How do you email them to yourself? When you have selected your messages and press the curving arrow, it puts them into a text message window, not email.
    Turn iMessage off in settings and it will using SMS.


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