Welcome to the iMore Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 16 of 16
Like Tree3Likes
  • 1 Post By chobbs1
  • 1 Post By chobbs1
  • 1 Post By nick08
  1. Thread AuthorThread Author   #1  
    JsGrandma's Avatar
    iMore Intermediate

    Posts
    118 Posts
    Global Posts
    469 Global Posts

    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?
  2. #2  
    StaticFX's Avatar
    iMore Intermediate

    Posts
    402 Posts
    Global Posts
    2,712 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    iOS5

    Default

    You could forward the message to an email?
  3. #3  
    noaim's Avatar
    iMore Specialist

    Posts
    1,452 Posts
    Global Posts
    9,478 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    6.0

    Default

    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
  4. Thread AuthorThread Author   #4  
    JsGrandma's Avatar
    iMore Intermediate

    Posts
    118 Posts
    Global Posts
    469 Global Posts

    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?
  5. #5  
    ame
    ame is offline
    ame's Avatar
    iMore Specialist

    Posts
    1,479 Posts
    Global Posts
    2,324 Global Posts

    Default

    take a screenshot and email to yourself.
  6. #6  
    Rockdog97's Avatar
    iMore Specialist

    Posts
    1,064 Posts
    Global Posts
    2,837 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    7.0.6

    Default

    try this:



    or this



    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..

    Last edited by Rockdog97; 11-08-2011 at 05:08 PM.
  7. #7  
    GingerSnapsBack's Avatar
    iMore Elite

    Posts
    2,004 Posts
    Global Posts
    3,702 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    iOS5

    Red face

    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.
    Dude! You slapped a fish. You punched it! Why would you hit it?

    So she's praying...To Justin Timberlake apparently
  8. #8  
    chobbs1's Avatar
    iMore Guru

    Posts
    1,662 Posts

    Default

    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
    Jaguarr40 likes this.
  9. #9  
    Spdracer's Avatar
    iMore Beginner

    Posts
    70 Posts
    Global Posts
    134 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    5

    Default

    Tansee iPhone Transfer SMS allows you to export messages to your computer where you can print them out
  10. #10  
    chobbs1's Avatar
    iMore Guru

    Posts
    1,662 Posts

    Default

    You don't need a third party app. You can send them to an email and print from there.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Jaguarr40 likes this.
  11. #11  
    NidhiJaffri's Avatar
    iPhone Newbie

    Posts
    12 Posts

    Default

    Taking a screen shot & mailing to itself is the easiest & best option :-)
  12. #12  
    bubblegumgirl's Avatar
    iPhone Nanite

    Posts
    1 Posts

    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
  13. #13  
    nick08's Avatar
    iPhone Nanite

    Posts
    5 Posts

    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 04:09 AM.
    Thanked by:
    jasongal86 (05-15-2013)
    jasongal86 likes this.
  14. #14  
    Kaitokomauri's Avatar
    iMore Intermediate

    Posts
    140 Posts

    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
  15. #15  
    Jaguarr40's Avatar
    iMore Genius

    Posts
    12,894 Posts
    Global Posts
    17,035 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    iOS 7.1.2

    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.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    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
    Hope that the OP got your advice and that was good of you to provide that to him and everyone else in the thread that read this too. Good job.
    ~JAG~
    Member Of iMore & Mobile Nations!
    In Memory Of Steve Jobs ... Rest In iPeace


  16. #16  
    JosyRomo's Avatar
    iMore Nanite

    Posts
    4 Posts

    Default Re: is it possible to print text messages from the iphone?

    To , you must first export your text messages from iPhone to computer and connect your printer to computer then print message into a paper. If you wanna easier way to do that, you can rely on some professional software to help you, such as iPhone Data Recovery. these software are found simply on net. Good luck.
    Last edited by JosyRomo; 06-09-2014 at 03:55 AM.

Posting Permissions