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Export Android SMS to TXT?

Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:41 am

Need to print a copy of messages on my Android phone as an evidence submitted to court. How can I export the messages to plain text?
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Re: Export Android SMS to TXT?

Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:57 am

Court? I'm no lawyer but the evidence of a plain text file would be pretty week. Ask your cell phone provider. Better yet ask a lawyer to submit a request to the cell phone provider. Depending on how much you care, just ask a lawyer because none of us are going to be qualified to give legal advice.
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Re: Export Android SMS to TXT?

Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:02 am

Yeah, what he said. I don't think a plain text file would be acceptable as evidence in a court of law, since it would be trivial to fake it. You need to talk to a lawyer with experience in this area.
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Re: Export Android SMS to TXT?

Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:48 pm

Just print out a screenshot?
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Re: Export Android SMS to TXT?

Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:06 pm

If you want it to be viable in court you need to have an eDiscovery firm do it. A text file of SMS/MMS means nothing. You should talk to a lawyer and see who/what they suggest. Could also possibly get a copy from your carrier, but that almost surely requires a court order (and a waiting period) too.

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