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Is there a way to get copies of texted messages?
flip
Newbie

Ok, I need help please. I want to see texted messages for my teens phone.

Aparently there is some bullying going on and she wont tell me anything.Smiley Sad

Please no moral judgements I just need to see them.

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Re: Is there a way to get copies of texted messages?
Wildman
Super User
Super User

Other than reading the messages on the device there isnt any way to get copies of text messages without a court order..

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Re: Is there a way to get copies of texted messages?
Ann154
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Super User

Once you have the device in hand, you could take screenshots of the messages and send them to your email address.

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.

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Re: Is there a way to get copies of texted messages?
Wildman
Super User
Super User

Ann they actually should be able to forward the message to email from the messaging app if they have access to the device

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Re: Is there a way to get copies of texted messages?
tikibar1
Super User
Super User

that's true, but it doesn't always forward the date/time stamp (if that's important to the OP)

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Re: Is there a way to get copies of texted messages?
Wildman
Super User
Super User

Oh....   I didn t know that part..   Thanks for the info.

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Re: Is there a way to get copies of texted messages?
tikibar1
Super User
Super User

actually, I should change my comment to:  it never forwards the date/time stamp

at least it never does for me 

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Re: Is there a way to get copies of texted messages?
Wildman
Super User
Super User

I tried it on my iPhone and my S3 and it appears that Apple or Android does not send date and time info with stock but Android does with handcent sms application.

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