How to Email Text Messages from iPhone 12/13/14/15

How to email text messages from iPhone 12/13/14/15 to others? This message offers 2 ways for you to send it. And there is another alternative way to finish the process conveniently on Windows PC.

Kathy by Kathy Updated November 20, 2023
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As a communication tool, the Messages app on the iPhone offers great convenience to deliver text messages. But when you want to share text messages with others, how can you email them from your iPhone? This article will guide you through the process.


How to email text messages from iPhone 12/13/14/15

When you need to email text messages from your iPhone to others, you have a couple of options. You can either select the text messages and email them directly from the Messages app, or you can take screenshots of the messages and attach them to an email.

However, if you find these two methods are too complex or if you have a large number of text messages to email, you can skip to the bonus section to discover a better way to get how to email all or part of text messages from iPhone on Windows PC easily.

Email Text Messages from iPhone using Messages App

This approach allows you to send only one conversation at a time.

Step 1. Open the Messages app and locate the conversation you wish to email. Press and hold a message within the conversation, then select More.

Step 2. Choose the text messages you want to include in the email by selecting them > Tap the Forward button located at the bottom-right corner of your iPhone screen.


Step 3. Enter the email address which you want to forward the text messages > Click on Send to transfer the selected text messages as an email.

Note: If your iPhone email doesn't update with new content, there may be a problem with your network connection or server, or even a more difficult problem, you can go to find out how to fix it.

Email Text Messages from iPhone using screenshots

Sending text messages through email using screenshots can indeed be a straightforward method, especially when you only need to share a few messages.

Step 1. Open the conversation you want to share > Take screenshots of the parts of the conversation you want to send.

Step 2. Compose a new email from your email app > Enter the recipient's email address > Add the targeted screenshots to your email > Click Send icon to complete the process.

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If you need to send a few text message using an email, these 2 methods above can be effective. But if there are a large number of text messages need to be transferred from iPhone to iPhone/iPad, then the steps can be so troublesome. So why not consider using another useful tool to complete the process with a Windows PC?

Bonus: The easiest way to transfer iPhone text messages on Windows

As an all-in-one iPhone data management app, transferring iPhone data using FoneTool can be so easy. With its outstanding features and advantages, you can have a remarkable experience beyond your expectations.

enlightenedSelective/Full Transfer: According to your needs, you can preview and choose specific text messages or all messages in Messages app to transfer.
enlightenedNo Apple ID Limitation: FoneTool help you easily transfer data between different Apple IDs.
enlightenedData Security Assurance: The transfer only depends on USB cables, so you don’t need to worry about any data leakage.
enlightenedExtensive Compatibility: FoneTool supports various iPhone models, including iPhone 4 to the iPhone 14/15, as well as the latest iOS 16/17.

Now, download the FoneTool on your Windows PC to see how to email text messages from iPhone to another iPhone/iPad.

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Step 1. Connect the old iPhone to your computer with a USB cable then launch FoneTool. If this is the first time you've connected your device to the PC, you'll need to tap Trust on your iPhone.

Step 2. Click Phone Backup > Choose Selective Backup and tap on Get Started. (You can also choose Full Backup to back up all your iPhone data on PC.)

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Step 3. Click the Messages icon to select the text messages you need to transfer, then choose OK to continue.


Step 4. Click Backup Storage Path to select the storage path and tap on Start Backup to begin.

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Step 5. Once the backup is finished, unplug your old iPhone and then connect your new iPhone to computer, go to the Backup History screen, click the Restore option to get your backup. 

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Final words

Now, hope you can know how to email text messages from iPhone 12/13/14/15 to another device. If you're sending only a few text messages, you can directly transfer them using the email feature within the Messages app. Alternatively, you can compose an email containing screenshots of your text messages.

However, if you have a large number of text messages to transfer, using FoneTool can provide a more convenient solution. In addition to the desktop app, you can also find FoneTool on the App Store to transfer messages from iPhone to Pixel.

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