How to Read AT&T Text Messages When You Don't Have Your Phone

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How to Read AT&T Text Messages When You Don't Have Your Phone
You can use the Internet to retrieve your AT&T; text messages. (Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)

Conversing through text messaging has become increasingly popular. Checking texts on your phone only takes a few seconds. If you own an AT&T cell phone and want to check your messages without your phone, you can read them online through AT&T's website.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • AT&T; account

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  1. 1

    Sign up for an online account with AT&T if you don't have one. You will need to enter your mobile phone number when you do this.

  2. 2

    Log in by clicking on the "My AT&T" tab on AT&T's home page. Select "Messages and Email" from the side menu that pops up.

  3. 3

    Enter your phone number after choosing "Wireless" from the "Select Account Type" tab.

  4. 4

    Type the password and press "Log in."

  5. 5

    Click on the "Data" tab to view your text messages.

Tips and warnings

  • You can also check voice messages and your AT&T; account at the website.

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