How to Export iMessages from iPhone to a PDF File

Can I export an entire iMessage conversation? Yes, you can export a whole iMessage conversation to a PDF file. Simply open up the conversation, select File, then Print. You can then select Export to PDF to export an entire iMessage conversation .

Saving your messages in iMessage can be challenging when you want to keep your content outside of iCloud. Luckily, you can export messages as a PDF from your iPhone to your Mac computer. Here’s how to do it:

1. Open the Messages app on your Mac computer and log in using the same Apple ID you use on your iPhone.

2. Under the Messages tab at the top left, select Preferences, then click on the iMessage tile.

3. Make sure your phone number is present and checked under “You can be reached for messages at.” If not, enable text message forwarding for iMessage on your iPhone.

4. To sync all your current messages, click on the box next to “Enable Messages in iCloud,” then click on “Sync Now.”

5. Once your messages finish syncing, select the conversation you need to export from your phone as a PDF, scroll as far back as you need to, and click on “File.”

6. Select “Print” and choose “Save to PDF” in the printing window.

If you don’t have access to a Mac computer, you can still export your messages using screenshots and converting them to PDF documents via “Print to PDF.” However, for exporting and saving multiple conversations, you’ll have to resort to third-party apps.

Exporting iMessages from your iPhone to a PDF file is a quick and straightforward process. With these steps, you can keep your iMessage content safe and accessible on your computer.


How do I convert iPhone messages to PDF?
Export away. With the conversation loaded and group selected, navigate to File, select Print, and choose the Save As PDF option. Save to your desktop, to the cloud, or wherever you typically securely store your files.
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