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Messaging Settings

Manage messaging settings such as notification alerts, Advanced Messaging, message limits, restore default settings, and emergency/AMBER alert settings.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
Prenote info
To backup or restore messages, access the AT&T Messages Backup and Sync tutorial.

In this tututorial, you'll learn how to:

• Access messaging settings
• Messaging settings options
• Enable/Diable Emergency Alerts

Access messaging settings

1. From the home screen, select the messages Messages app.

2. Select the menu Menu icon, then select Settings.

Step 1




Messaging settings options

Select the desired option to access the desired settings.

step 2

 TURN ON/OFF ADVANCED MESSAGING: Select Advanced Messaging > Advanced Messaging switch.
• TURN ON/OFF ADVANCED MESSAGING READ RECEIPTS: Select Advanced Messaging > Share Read Receipt switch.
• ACCESS/EDIT MESSAGE NOTIFICATIONS: Select Notifications.
ACCESS SMS SETTINGS/VIEW MESSAGE CENTER NUMBER: Select More settings > Text messages. The Message Center number will also be displayed on the Text messages settings screen.
 ACCESS MMS SETTINGS: Select More settings > Multimedia messages.
 
Note: If Advanced Messaging is turned on and you are messaging another device using the most recent version of Advanced Messaging (2019) from AT&T you can share files up to 100MB, get read receipts, and see when someone is replying. To learn more, view Advanced Messaging or visit att.com/advancedmessaging.

 



Enable/Disable Emergency Alerts

1. From the home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar then select the  Settings icon.

2. Select Connections, then scroll to and select More connection settings.

step 3

3. Select Wireless Emergency Alerts, then select Settings.

step 4

4. Select Alert types. Select the desired switches to enable or disable the desired alerts.

Note: Learn more about Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).

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