How to save messages from iPhone
TouchCopy 12
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Backup iPhone Messages

Save iPhone Messages To view SMS, MMS, iMessages and WhatsApp conversations on your iOS device, click the Messages icon in the category list in TouchCopy.

TouchCopy displays a list of contacts with whom you've had SMS & iMessage conversations. Clicking on the contact in the list shows the text (SMS), multimedia (MMS) and iMessages sent and received in that conversation. You can also search your contact list by name to display all messages by a particular contact.

Your WhatsApp messaging contacts and conversations are displayed under your SMS contact list.

Save iPhone Messages


Copying Messages to your PC or Mac

With a contact selected and a conversation displayed, click "Copy Selected Conversations" in the TouchCopy control bar to save that conversation to your computer. Select multiple contacts to copy multiple conversations at the same time. You can chose the save location for the copied messages within TouchCopy.

TouchCopy saves the selected conversations as .html files, with each .html file named after the individual contact. You can open these .html files using a browser such as Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer.

Alternatively, print selected conversations by clicking the "Print" button in TouchCopy.

Backing up WhatsApp Messages

Version 12.37 and later of TouchCopy adds support for viewing and copying of WhatsApp Message conversations. Scroll down to the list of your WhatsApp contacts to view and copy WhatsApp messages.

Saving Images and Videos sent with your Messages

If your conversations also contain images or videos (MMS), TouchCopy will also copy these to your computer and embed them in the .html file saved. TouchCopy will create an additional folder containing images and videos sent as part of your MMS and WhatsApp conversations. The images are saved as JPEG files, whereas your videos are saved as Quick Time Movie (.mov) files, so you can easily view and play these back on your PC or Mac.

Printing your Messages

You can directly print out any of your SMS, MMS, iMessage or WhatsApp messages from within TouchCopy by simply selecting the desired message, and then clicking the "Print" button in the TouchCopy control bar. From here your standard print settings page will open for you to print the required message. TouchCopy will print your message in the same format that they are displayed on your iOS device.

Group Messages

Cleverly, TouchCopy even treats and organizes group messages, so they retain that format. Your group messages are displayed and copied by TouchCopy as they are displayed on your iPhone.