How to "pull transcripts" from text messages?

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I need to transcribe a lengthy thread of Group Texts.  Rather than hand-type each bubble and time for the four day communication, is there a way to "pull them" from my Verizon account online?

As a trial, I used the Edit mode, checked (✓) each text on one page....THEN hit Forward and emailed it to myself.  At that stage I was frustrated that I wasn't able to simply highlight and "check" ALL the texts from the whole page at once, rather than each individual comment one by one by one down the whole page.  This was going to take forever.

When I opened the email I REALLY became frustrated.  At first glance it looked cool—the texts filled the entire width of a document rather than 1"W x 30"L ribbons of conversation. But then I realized the emailed version did not contain labeling as to which party wrote which comment. . .nor did it contain a date and time stamp for each comment.

Short of manual transcribing, any ideas on how to pull-down text threads from a Verizon account. . .or off the iPhone 4S itself?

Thanks, Sheree


PS:  Feel free to email me directly as well as posting a reply: >Email address deleted to comply with VZW ToS<

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Re: How to "pull transcripts" from text messages?

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tomreetroy wrote:

I need to transcribe a lengthy thread of Group Texts.  Rather than hand-type each bubble and time for the four day communication, is there a way to "pull them" from my Verizon account online?

As a trial, I used the Edit mode, checked (✓) each text on one page....THEN hit Forward and emailed it to myself.  At that stage I was frustrated that I wasn't able to simply highlight and "check" ALL the texts from the whole page at once, rather than each individual comment one by one by one down the whole page.  This was going to take forever.

When I opened the email I REALLY became frustrated.  At first glance it looked cool—the texts filled the entire width of a document rather than 1"W x 30"L ribbons of conversation. But then I realized the emailed version did not contain labeling as to which party wrote which comment. . .nor did it contain a date and time stamp for each comment.

Short of manual transcribing, any ideas on how to pull-down text threads from a Verizon account. . .or off the iPhone 4S itself?

Thanks, Sheree


PS:  Feel free to email me directly as well as posting a reply: >Email address removed to comply with VZW ToS<

please do not post your personal information in this forum.

having said that, the only way you can get the transcription (message, number back and forth, etc) is through a court ordered subpoena, and it has to be within at most the last 5 days. Sorry to break it to you. You can not do this on the phone or online.

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You can take a screen shot if you have them. Then you can email or out the picture on your computer. That's only if you have the back and forth. Online you can't get the words but you can get times of text and to who.

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