How to print Facebook Messages: Your chat as a book, PDF or an .html file
Do you want to know how to print Facebook Messages from Facebook Messenger? We show you how that can be done – as an .html file, PDF or as a printed book. Read our tutorial to find out how:
Option 1 shows you how to you can print your Facebook Messenger chat as an .html file for free. This includes stickers, emojis and pictures, but no voice messages or videos.
Option 2 shows you how to print your Facebook Messenger conversation including all text messages, pictures and even voice messages and videos as a book or PDF.
Option 1: Print Facebook Messenger messages without an extra app or software
The easiest way to print your Facebook Messenger conversation uses Facebook Messenger’s own download function – that means you don’t need an extra app or software for this. Just follow the 5 steps described below.
How to print your Facebook Messages
- Open the following link on your computer: https://www.facebook.com/dyi/
- Click on “Deselect all” on the right-hand side.
- Scroll down and select “Messages”. Next, click on “Create file” in the top right-hand corner.
- Open the notification Facebook sent you via e-mail or that is shown when you access your Facebook account respectively.
- Click on “Download” in the bottom right-hand corner to save your Facebook data to your PC.
- Unpack the .zip file and open the index.html file
You can open the index.html file with your browser. This file contains the date and time stamps for the individual messages, the messages themselves, the emojis, stickers and images.
Print Facebook Messenger conversation as a plain .html file: What happens to voice messages and videos?
So you end up with an .html file without videos and voice messages that you can now print out. Of course, that doesn’t look great – and nothing like the Facebook Messenger conversation on your phone. After all, the media make your Facebook Messenger chat special – the combination of texts, all emojis, pictures, voice messages and videos – all in their right place. But don’t worry, we have a solution for you.
There is one other option to print your Facebook Messenger conversation – including all media files!
Option 2: Print your Facebook Messages as a PDF or a book using the zapptales app
How to turn your Facebook Messages into a book with zapptales:
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Right from when you start uploading your chat until you hold your book in your hands. This is how it works: