AT&T Messages

Discover a new way to text

Now you have a way to keep the conversation going from your phone to your tablet and computer.

  • Never miss a message
    Send and receive text and picture messages from your tablet or computer, so you’ll get all your messages no matter which device you’re using.
  • Use your own number
    Messages sent from your tablet or computer come from your mobile phone number—no need for anyone to remember a new number.
  • Message backup in our cloud
    Use AT&T Messages on your tablet or computer, and your text and picture messages will be backed up in the AT&T cloud for up to 90 days.
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Learn more about AT&T Messages

Version 3.18 and higher will work on the tablet. Any version less than 3.18 will not work on the tablet after 10/29/18.

With AT&T Messages, you can send and receive text and pictures messages from your tablet or computer. Your messages are stored in the AT&T cloud for up to 90 days so you can keep the conversation even when you switch devices. AT&T Messages uses your AT&T mobile number, so whether you send messages from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, everyone will know the message is from you.

You need to have a smartphone data plan and receive a monthly bill for your wireless service from AT&T. (GoPhone® or other prepaid service plans are not supported.)

You can run the app on tablets using Android 3.2 or higher. Download AT&T Messages for tablets from Google Play to your tablet and log in using your AT&T Access ID.

To use AT&T Messages on the Web, you need an HTML 5 compliant browser. For the best experience, update your browser to the latest version.

We recommend the following browsers:

• Explorer 10

• Safari 5.1 or later on Mac

• Safari 6.0 or later on iPad or iPad mini

• Google Chrome 18 or later

• Firefox 15 or later

Note: Microsoft Edge Browser is not supported.

On your tablet or computer, go to and log in using your AT&T Access ID. Don't have an AT&T Access ID? Follow the directions on the page to set one up.

The AT&T Address Book service is being retired. AT&T Messages on the Web used Address Book to store contact information. If you had contacts appearing, they will no longer be visible nor can you create or edit existing contacts. You can still use the site to send and receive messages, however, only phone numbers will be visible.

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You can find the AT&T Messages End User Licensing Agreement at