How to Print WhatsApp Messages on iPhone in 3 Ways
“I really need to print some messages on my iPhone WhatsApp for a legal case. Is this possible?” Yes! Here is the right place. In this tutorial, I will show you free and simple ways on how to print iPhone WhatsApp messages for later use. Read on to find out how to do it.
WhatsApp is one of the most popular social messaging apps in the recent years for its ease of use and other merits. While millions of people are chatting via WhatsApp in text and images, WhatsApp messages sometimes turn to be very important and necessarily to be printed out for court or other purposes. In this article, we will introduce several ways for exporting and printing WhatsApp messages and images from iPhone.
- Part 1. Print iPhone WhatsApp Conversation without Extra App
- Option 1: Print Screenshot of iPhone WhatsApp Messages
- Option 2: Print iPhone WhatsApp Conversation as Text via Email
- Part 2. Print iPhone WhatsApp Messages with Third-Party Tool
Part 1. Print iPhone WhatsApp Conversation without Extra App
Option 1: Print Screenshot of iPhone WhatsApp Messages
iPhone users are unable to export WhatsApp messages as a file to print, and what they usually think of is to print the screenshots of these messages: Open the WhatsApp message on your iPhone, hold down both the “Home” and “Wake/Sleep” buttons and then release. You’ll hear a clicking sound indicating the phone saved the screenshot. Tap the screenshot image of the WhatsApp message and then tap the “Share” icon. Select the “Print” button and choose the AirPrint printer, then tap “Print”.
However, if you have hundreds of WhatsApp messages to be printed, the arduous work could take you a long time. Let along to say you’ll have to reorganize the screenshots in the right order and include them in one document. Besides, it may be a bit troublesome to set up the AirPrint printer. If you are the first time to use it, click here for more info.
Option 2: Print iPhone WhatsApp Conversation as Text via Email
Another uncomplicated way to print iPhone WhatsApp messages is to email them to yourself. Launch WhatsApp and go to Settings > Chat settings > Email Conversation. From the Chat history screen, select the conversation you would like to print. Select if you want to email the history with or without the media. Type your email address and press Send. Then access the email on a computer connected to a printer and then print the attached text.
Note: You may not be able to email your entire chat history due to mail size restrictions.
Part 2. Print iPhone WhatsApp Messages with Third-Party Tool
Alternately, some third-party applications are available to print iPhone WhatsApp messages in a much easier manner. Free iPhone Backup Extractor is one of the commendable options. It has been designed specifically for accessing any iTunes backup file created for all variants of iPhone 12/11/X/8/7/6/SE, iPad or iPod. This software permits users to extract and print WhatsApp conversations (both messages and images) as well as contacts, call history, notes, photos, videos, text messages, Viber, reminders, calendars, Safari bookmarks from the backup.
To Get Started:
To print WhatsApp messages from iPhone backup, you don’t even have to have the physical device at hand, but must have iTunes installed on the computer and make sure you have the iTunes backup which contains the WhatsApp history you want to print out.
- Step 1: Run the program and select the backup that you want to print WhatsApp messages from.
- Step 2: Select WhatsApp from the listed file types to shorten the scanning time.
- Step 3: Preview the scanned WhatsApp messages in detail and click “Print” to print them out.
Note: In case the program doesn’t detect your iTunes backup, you can click Select button on the first step and manually locate your iTunes backup folder. This could happen when the default location of iTunes backup is altered by you or someone else. You may want to know how to find iPhone backup location on PC.
In this tutorial, we have talked about 3 ways for printing WhatsApp messages from iPhone. You may choose the one which fits you most. If you also want to recover deleted WhatsApp messages from iPhone directly, you’re suggested to try Jihosoft iPhone Recovery as soon as possible. As time goes by, new data could overwrite the lost messages and make them irrecoverable, but it won’t cost you anything to run a free scanning with the trial version of the program. This tool will also show you existing data on your iPhone. Don’t hesitate to share your experience or questions in the comment section below.