Need to print text messages from an iTunes backup on computer? iTunes can back up SMS and iMessages from iPhone to our PC or Mac computer. You can find iTunes backup file on computer, but we can’t directly view the messages saved in iTunes backup files on computer without using a third party software, let alone printing them out. Data Recovery for iOS is designed to retrieve lost data from iOS device, iTunes backup file and iCloud backup. You can use it to scan iTunes backup files on your computer and extract data from iTunes backup files. It has the built-in printing utility to print text messages and iMessages from iTunes backup file.
Get the iPhone data recovery program on to your PC or Mac computer below. Note that this is a toolkit software with several other iOS tools. It was originally developed as an iPhone data recovery. With the constant development, new tools have been added, such as iPhone backup, iOS system repair, iOS device eraser, WhatsApp backup, LINE backup, KIK backup, Viber backup, etc.
Run the toolkit on your computer, you will see the modular style of the home screen. Click Data Recovery, switch from iOS device to the iTunes tab from the left panel. You will be prompted to select an iTunes backup file to scan. Click the Start Scan button at the bottom to scan the selected iTunes backup file on your computer. This process may take a while. After that you will see a category of all file types included in the iTunes backup file on the left column. Click Messages from the left category, all your text messages, iMessages will be listed in the middle column. Select a chat with certain contact, you can preview all chat history with this person in the right column. See below screenshot.
Browse to the message thread you like to print out, deselect any other threads, then hit the Printer icon above the messages preview column to adjust printing settings and follow on-screen tips to print messages from iTunes backup file. The iPhone SMS or iMessages printing has become very straightforward from here. You will be able to preview the result, adjust printing settings and finally get your chat history printed out using a connected printer.