How to Print WhatsApp Messages from iPhone 6s

--Friday, Dec.16, 2016

Thanks to WhatsApp, we are able to keep in touch with friends, families and even strangers. We might send and receive quite a bunch of messages on WhatsApp and never get tired of it. However, though we can easily move, copy and print text on Mac or PC, it seems a bit difficult and complicated to do so directly on iPhone, for there is no option for users to export WhatsApp chats as a file to print.

Would you take screenshots for each screen of WhatsApp Messages and then print them out? That seems plausible but amusing, doesn't it? It's really time-consuming and burdensome. If you'd like to do so, you'd better try the following methods instead.

Method 1: Directly Scan and Print WhatsApp Messages

iPhone Data Recovery is known as a powerful software for data recovery. However, it's barely known that it also supports to directly print WhatsApp messages on iPhone. Curious? Check it out.

Step 1. Scan WhatsApp Messages on iPhone

Download and install iPhone Data Recovery on the computer in the first place. After that, please launch the software and get your iPhone connected to it with USB cable.

Connect Device to iPhone Data Recovery

The default option is "Recover from iOS Device". After it detects your iOS device, you will be asked to choose specific types of data to scan. Please choose "WhatsApp & Attachments" and click on "Start Scan" to begin scanning.

Choose Data to Scan

Step 2. Preview and Print WhatsApp Messages

After the scanning completes, all your current WhatsApp chats will be showed on the screen. Then, please choose desired WhatsApp messages and click on the "Printer-like" icon on the upper right next to the search bar.

Preview Scanned WhatsApp Messages

Now, you can view the preview window. You are able to make touches here, like adjusting the width and height, and the size of the word. When it's all right, please tap on the printer icon on the left. You will get the copy in no time.

Print WhatsApp Messages

Method 2: Extract and Print WhatsApp Messages from iTunes Backups

Also, iPhone Data Recovery is able to extract WhatsApp Messages currently stored on iTunes backup files. It will show the details of messages on the screen and you can print them out as a copy.

Step 1. Scan an iTunes Backup File

Perform iPhone Data Recovery on Mac/PC, and then select "Recover from iTunes Backup File". Then, the software will automatically scan out existing iTunes files on the computer, which will be presented on the software with information like Name, Model, Data, Size and Serial Number. Please choose one to start scanning.

Scan iTunes Backup for WhatsApp

Step 2. Check out and Print WhatsApp Conversations

As you can see, the software will scan out all the contents stored in the iTunes Backup. Please check out "WhatsApp" on the left items. Then, choose those you wish to print and click on the "Printer-like" icon. You can edit the file before you print it.

Preview and Print WhatsApp Messages

Method 3: Extract and Print WhatsApp Messages from iCloud Backups

Many users might not know that iCloud backups actually include app data like WhatsApp, Viber, Kik and Line. Therefore, it's also highly likely to download those app data from iCloud.

Step 1. Enter iCloud Account

Run iPhone Data Recovery at first. Next, head to "Recover from iCloud Backup File". Now, you will be prompted to log in your iCloud account. In order to get access to and download files from iCloud, this step is a must. The software will no record or save any personal information, so you can be reassured.

Log in iCloud

Step 2. Download WhatsApp Messages

After you log in your iCloud account, iCloud backups will be listed on the software. Please select one and hit the "Download" button. Then, a pop up will show up prompting you to select types of data to download. Please highlight "WhatsApp" and tap "Next" to begin downloading.

Download WhatsApp Messages

Step 3. View and Print WhatsApp Chats

Now, you will be able to preview all the WhatApp messages stored on the iCloud. After that, please choose one or multiple WhatsApp messages and hit the "Printer-like" icon on the upper right. Then, you will have a copy of your WhatsApp conversations.

Preview and Print WhatsApp Chats

Notes: Four Methods to Backup WhatsApp Chats in Case of Data Loss

Perhaps you want a copy of your WhatsApp messages as a backup. If so, you can also do a WhatsApp backup in four different ways. By the way, it's a good habit of backing up important data regularly.

Backup via WhatsApp

Step 1. Launch "WhatsApp" on iOS device.

Step 2. Head to "Settings" > "Chats" > "Chat Backup" option.

Step 3. Tap on "Back Up Now" button to do a backup for WhatsApp.

Note that you can enable an auto backup feature (Daily, Weekly and Monthly).

Backup via iTunes

Step 1. Perform the latest version of iTunes on the computer.

Step 2. Plug in your iPhone to computer as to connect to iTunes.

Step 3. Click on "Phone-like" button to enter "Summary" page.

Step 4. Highlight "Back Up Now" to start backup process.

Note that you can encrypt your iTunes backup with passcode.

Backup via iCloud

Step 1. Open "Settings" app on your iDevice

Step 2. Scroll down and select "iCloud" option.

Step 3. Scroll down and choose "Backup" option.

Step 4. Tap on "Back Up Now" button to begin backing up all the data.

Backup via WhatsApp Manager

Step 1. Download and Open "WhatsApp Transfer, Backup & Restore".

Step 2. Select "Backup WhatsApp messages" option.

Step 3. Have iOS device connected to the software.

Step 4. Click on "Backup" button and it will be done within a click.

Note that the backups are able to be preview anytime you want.

Also, you can print your WhatsApp messages with WhatsApp Manager. After you've done a backup via the software, you can tap "To view the previous backup file" as to preview the detail of the backup. Also, you can choose those desired WhatsApp messages and click on "Printer- like" button to print them out.

Print WhatsApp Messages via WhatsApp Manager

After you print WhatsApp messages as a copy, please keep the sheet of paper safe with you. If you want to transfer, backup or restore data between iOS and iOS device or iOS and Android, let WhatsApp Manager help you out. If you're having any lingering questions, I sincerely hope that you can let me know. Hope this guide helpful to you.

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