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.
     
Check out messages.att.net on your computer or tablet.

AT&T Messages app

The free* AT&T Messages app on your Android smartphone or tablet takes your messaging to new heights:

 

  • View all your text and picture messages—plus calls and voicemail messages—in a single inbox.
  • See all messages, calls, and voicemails grouped into threads by person.
  • Send and receive group messages.
  • Messages are backed up in the AT&T cloud for up to 90 days.
  • If you get a new smartphone that supports AT&T Messages or AT&T Messages Backup & Sync, your stored messages can be downloaded from the cloud.
 
 

Learn more about AT&T Messages

With AT&T Messages, you can send and receive text and pictures messages from your smartphone, 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 Android 4.0 or higher. Download AT&T Messages for smartphones from Google Play and select the app icon on your smartphone to begin set up. Note: Not compatible with devices that support AT&T Messages Backup & Sync.

If you use the AT&T Messages Android smartphone app, your voicemail and call logs will be copied and stored the AT&T cloud and are available on AT&T Messages on the Web and tablet.

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 messages.att.net 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.

Yes. While using the AT&T Messages service, you’ll need to turn off iMessage® in order to receive all text messages on the Web and tablet. On your iPhone, go to Settings, Messages, iMessage and select OFF. After logging out of AT&T Messages, you can turn iMessage back on.

Yes. Additional information about international roaming is available at att.com/global.

Your messages are stored in the network so you can continue the conversation even when you switch devices. If you remove the network storage service, text messages, call logs, and voicemails will no longer be accessible from your tablet or on the Web. If you’d like to remove the network storage service, please follow these instructions.

You can find the AT&T Messages End User Licensing Agreement at att.com/messagesterms.

Limited 4G LTE availability in select markets. LTE is trademark of ETSI. 4G speeds not available everywhere.

AT&T Messages: Your texts, call logs, and voicemail are copied to and stored in your cloud inbox so that they are available on the Web and tablet. If you no longer want your messages copied to your cloud inbox, visit www.att.com/messagesfaq for details on how to remove the service. A Messaging Unlimited plan is highly recommended with this application. Compatible device required. Standard messaging and data rates apply.