How to Print out Text Messages from Android Phone? (Best 4 Ways)
For the users who want to present text messages as evidence in court or preserve/archive the messages from the loved one, it is necessary to print out text messages from Android phones. So this article is written to help you out - 4 quick & easy ways to print off Android messages will be shown here. You can select to export your SMS from Android to PC and then print them out; Email the wanted texts from cell phone and print them from email; Print messages by taking screenshots or make use of Apps. (As for iPhone users, please turn to the page "How to Print off Text Messages from iPhone".)
Now just go on to learn how to print messages from Android phone:
The best way to print out text messages from Android phone is to make use of the Android file transfer tool named MobiKin Assistant for Android. You can use this software to transfer text messages from Android to computer with simple clicks and then print them out. Before exporting and printing the messages, you are able to view and check the messages on the program as well.
Other Features of MobiKin Assistant for Android:
- Import messages from computer to Android;
- Backup and restore all files on Android phone with one click;
- Support to manage many other file types on Android, including contacts, call logs, media files, etc.
It is very powerful, right? Just click the icon below to download and install the right version of the software onto your computer.
Now let's see how to print out messages from Android phone with Assistant for Android:
Step 1. Launch the Android file transfer software and link your Android phone to the computer that is connected to a printer.
Step 2. Go with the on-screen prompts to make the connected phone recognized.
Step 3. Once your phone is recognized, please click on "SMS" on the primary interface.
Step 4. All the sent and received messages on your mobile phone will then be displayed on the program. Just tick off the messages that you want to print off.
Step 5. Hit the "Export" button and choose to save the selected texts as CSV, HTML, TEXT or XML files as you like.
Step 6. Open the exported files on your computer to view and print them out for court or other purposes.
This is the best way to print texts from Android. But by using this way, you should first purchase the software and then use it to export your messages. If you want to print text messages from Android phone for free, please read on.
The second way you can consider is to print SMS from Android through email. This is easy to complete - copying and pasting your wanted messages to email and then send it. So if you just wish to print a small amount of SMS, you can use this method.
Steps to print text conversations on Android phone via email:
Step 1. Enter "Messages" App on your phone and open the message that you want to print off.
Step 2. Click to copy the text conversation.
Step 3. Open the email App on your Android phone and tap on "Compose".
Step 4. Paste the copied messages to the compose window and then fill in an email address to receive the email.
Step 5. Go to your computer and then sign in to the email account that you used to receive the email just now.
Step 6. Then copy and paste the message to a "Word" document.
Step 7. Tap on "File" > "Print" to print out the messages.
Another suggestion is to print the text messages by taking screenshots. You can use the built-in screenshot function of Android to capture the messages that you want to print out and then send them to your computer. After that, you can easily print the screenshots.
Tutorial to take screenshot of Android messages for printing:
Step 1. Open the text conversation that you want to print off and press the "Power" and "Volume Down" keys simultaneously to take a screenshot. (Click to learn more ways to take screenshots on Android>>)
Step 2. Continue to take screenshots of other messages you want.
Step 3. Launch Google Drive on your mobile phone and then click "+" > "Upload" > choose "Screenshots" album > tick off the screenshots you want to upload > "Open".
Step 4. When the uploading process ends, you can turn to your computer and sign in to the same Google Drive.
Step 5. Find out the screenshots you have uploaded just now and download it to your computer.
Step 6. Select the screenshots you want to print and press down the button "Ctrl" + "P" (Windows) or "Command" + "P" (Mac) to print the messages from Android.
Making use of Apps to print text messages from Android is also a feasible way. You can select an application from Google Play Store to transfer your message conversations from Android to Gmail, computer or other storage services and then print them. Here, let's take SMS Backup+ as an example. (To get more Apps, you can go to the page: Best Apps to Print Text Messages from Android/iPhone>>)
Learn how to use SMS Backup+ to print text messages:
Step 1. Download, install SMS Backup+ from Google Play Store and then launch it on your cell phone.
Step 2. Click on "Connect" to connect the App to your Gmail account.
Step 3. Once connected, the App will ask if you want to begin a full backup of all current messages on your device. Just select "Backup" here. Then the current messages on your Android will be saved to Gmail.
Step 4. Log in to your Gmail account on computer and go on to choose "More labels" > "SMS".
Step 5. Click open the text messages you want to print and then tap on the button "Print" to print the selected SMS.
As for Samsung users, you can directly click to learn how to print text messages from Samsung>>
Q: How do I print text messages from my phone?
I need to print some text messages with date and time for ongoing court issue. It is about 750-1000 texts so I can't do screenshots.
Can you use text messages in court?
Many people wonder if they can use text messages in court. The answer is YES. You can print text messages from your phone and present them as evidence in a court case. But under this circumstance, you should ensure that the texts you printed out are accurate and contain all the information necessary for attorneys, including the date and time of the messages, the contact information of the sender or receiver, namely his/her phone number.
How to print text messages for court?
This can be easily done with the help of MobiKin Asssistant for Android. It allows you to export all contents of your Android messages to PC and then print them out, including name, phone number, messages, date time, status, etc. You can jump to Method 1 to get the detailed steps if needed.
Certainly, sometimes you may need to print out other files from Android for court. In this case, you can go to the page "How to Print from Android" to get the tutorial.
For the users who just need to print out contacts, you can go to the page: How to Print Contacts from Android Phone>>
That's how to print out text messages from Android phone. All the methods mentioned above are simple and effective but the Method 1 should be the best one. This way enables you to transfer, save and print out Android SMS with simple clicks. Hence, you are strongly recommended to print out messages from Android by using Assistant for Android, especially when you want to print them for court.
In the end, please feel free to contact us if you have any opinion about printing Android messages.