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Effective Ways to Print Out Text Messages from Samsung Mobile Phones

Hello, I have a question for help! I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8, but I decide to sell my Galaxy S8 phone. Now I need to backup the text messages in Samsung Galaxy S8 and print them. Nonetheless, I have tried many ways but failed. Is there any way to print from Samsung Galaxy S8? Please help! - from Apple Forum

Printing out text messages from Samsung phone have become a common desire for most Samsung users. That's because people want to save some meaningful or important conversations as permanent memories, especially when they come from your boy or girl friend, lover or the person who means a lot for you. However, facts are always different from imagination - printing out Samsung SMS is not as easy as you think.

At this moment, you may wonder how to print off the text messages from Samsung phone. Just read on and this article will tell you the answer.

Method 1. Print Samsung Text Conversations from Computer

Method 2. Print out Text Messages from Samsung Phones by Taking Screenshot

Method 3. Use Samsung Cloud Print to Print Your Samsung Messages

Print Samsung Text Conversations from Computer

To print text messages from Samsung device, the most common way is to export the wanted SMS to computer and then print them out. However, almost all mobile phone users have a misunderstanding area - they think the messages are saved in the external SD card. But actually they are always kept in the phone itself or SIM card. That means you can't transfer, export or copy data from these areas to your computer via a simple USB cable due to access restrictions. Therefore, you need a professional tool to help you export and save your Samsung messages to a printable file, and then you can print the file out directly.

Under this situation, we could like to recommend this Samsung Message Manager program to meet your needs. With it, you'll have the ability to export any types of files on your phone like text messages, contacts, apps, photos, video, etc. to your computer and save them. By using this tool, you are able to export and save your messages in different formats. After that, you can print the file through a printer directly.

Now, just get this powerful program and follow the below instructions to start your own printing journey.

Step 1. Run the Program and Make the Samsung Phone be Recognized

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Step 1. Run the Program and Make the Samsung Phone be Recognized

Plug your Samsung mobile phone into your computer and launch the program that you've installed on the PC. After that, you will see the following interface that asks you to connect mobile phone to computer.

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Here, you can select to connect via USB cable or Wi-Fi as you like. Then you should go with the on-screen prompts to successfully connect your Android phone to computer.

Step 2. Preview and Export Messages Out

After the recognition, the parameter and files on your mobile phone will be displayed on the primary interface. On the interface, you can click "SMS" option, then you can view the whole text conversation on your computer.

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Tick off all the messages that you wish to print and click "Export" button to save the selected conversations as CSV format on your PC.

Tips: Except for CSV format, this program allows you to backup the messages as HTML, Text, BAK, XML files as well.

Step 3. Print the Samsung Messages Out

Open the CSV file on the computer that is connected to a printer, and then you can directly print your text messages out and keep them forever.

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Print out Text Messages from Samsung Phones by Taking Screenshot

Another possible way is to capture the messages and then print out the pictures. Since the Samsung devices equip the capture feature, you can easily take screenshots of the desired messages without using any third-party tool and then print off the screenshots with a printer. Now let's see how to print out text messages from Samsung phones by taking screenshot together.

Step 1. Open the Message that You Want to Print out

Unlock your Samsung phone and tap on "Message" to enter the application. Then you need to find out the messages that you wish to print out.

Step 2. Capture the Selected Messages

Now you can press the "Power" and "Volume Down" buttons simultaneously and you can release the buttons while hearing a little buzz.

Tips: To get more methods for taking screenshots on Samsung, you can go to the page: How to Take a Screenshot on Samsung. If you are using other Android device, you can go to "How to Take Screenshot on Android Effortlessly".

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Step 3. Print out the Screenshot

After capturing the messages, you can connect your mobile phone to a printer or transfer the photos from Samsung to a computer connecting with a printer and then print out the pictures.

Use Samsung Cloud Print to Print Your Samsung Messages

Some users also suggest the Samsung Cloud Print - a tool that empowers you to print from mobile phone, tablet and more with high quality. However, this service only supports to print Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, image files, e-mail messages and web pages on Samsung. In other words, you need to capture the wanted text messages as well and then print them out with the tool.

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Here is how to print Samsung SMS with Samsung Cloud Print:

Step 1. Download & Install the App

Download the Samsung Cloud Print app from Google Play Store and go with the introductions to properly install it. Once the installation is smoothly completed, you can launch it.

Step 2. Activate & Register the Printer

The next step is to activate the printer. First you need to activate the NFC and Wi-Fi on your mobile phone to allow the registration of the printers with NFC tags attached and the printers attached to the same LAN. Then you are able to register the printer using an NFC tag, QR code or Wi-Fi.

Step 3. Print the Image Files

Finally, you can select a file in the Samsung Cloud Print to print out.

For more details about printing files with Samsung Cloud Print, you can go to the page: How to Use Samsung Cloud Print>>

The Bottom Line

See, printing out text messages from Samsung phones is not so difficult, right? To complete the printing process, you can choose any method above and the process will be easy to accomplish. But here, you are strongly recommended to use the first means. That's because this means enables you to print the messages in CSV or other formats. And meanwhile, you can backup your Samsung messages to computer while printing.

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