How to Print Texts From iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

Do you need to print texts from your iPhone? Whether you want to keep a hard copy of an important conversation or simply need a physical record of a text message, printing texts from your iPhone is easier than you might think. In this tutorial, I will guide you through the step-by-step process of printing texts from your iPhone using different methods.

Method 1: Printing Texts Using AirPrint

If you have a printer that supports AirPrint, printing texts directly from your iPhone is a breeze. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Step 1: Open the Messages app on your iPhone.
  2. Step 2: Navigate to the conversation containing the text messages you want to print.
  3. Step 3: Tap and hold the specific text message until the options menu appears.
  4. Step 4: Tap on “More..” in the options menu.
  5. Step 5: Select all the text messages you want to print by tapping on each message. The selected messages will be highlighted with a blue checkmark.
  6. Step 6: Once you’ve selected all the desired messages, tap on the forward arrow icon at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  7. Step 7: In the sharing options, tap on “Print”.
  8. Step 8: Choose your AirPrint-enabled printer from the available options.
  9. Step 9: Adjust any print settings if necessary, such as paper size or number of copies.
  10. Step 10: Finally, tap on “Print” to start printing the selected text messages.

Method 2: Printing Texts Using Third-Party Apps

If your printer doesn’t support AirPrint or you prefer using third-party apps for printing, there are several apps available on the App Store that can help you accomplish this. Here’s how:

  1. Step 1: Install a text message printing app from the App Store. Some popular options include “PrintCentral”, “Printer Pro”, and “ePrint”.
  2. Step 2: Open the app and follow the setup instructions to connect your iPhone to your printer.
  3. Step 3: Once set up, open the Messages app and navigate to the conversation with the texts you want to print.
  4. Step 4: Tap and hold on a specific text message until the options menu appears.
  5. Step 5: Select all the messages you want to print by tapping on each one.

    They will be highlighted or selected as you go.

  6. Step 6: After selecting all desired messages, look for an option within the app to print them. This might be a printer icon or a “Print” button.
  7. Step 7: Tap on it and adjust any necessary settings, such as paper size or orientation.
  8. Step 8: Finally, tap on “Print” to initiate the printing process.

Tips for Printing Texts from iPhone

If you encounter any issues while printing texts from your iPhone, consider the following tips:

  • Verify Printer Compatibility: Ensure that your printer supports either AirPrint or the third-party app you are using.
  • Check Network Connection: Make sure both your iPhone and printer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Update Software: Keep your iPhone’s software up to date to avoid compatibility issues.
  • Clear Printer Queue: If a previous print job is causing problems, try clearing the printer queue before attempting to print again.

In Conclusion

Printing texts from your iPhone is a convenient way to preserve important conversations. Whether you use AirPrint or opt for third-party apps, you can easily print your text messages with just a few taps.

Remember to check printer compatibility and network connectivity for seamless printing. Now you can have physical copies of your text messages whenever you need them!

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