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How to read my history of text messages
MR2FAST
Newbie

A Verizon rep said I could read my text messages through my Verizon up to 18 months previous. I cannot find it though

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Re: How to read my history of text messages
SuzyQ
Super User
Super User

You may have misunderstood.  You can view past billing statements for 18 months, call history only.  Text history (numbers, dates, times, no content) are available for 90 days.  IF you have the Verizon Messages + app you can save 90 days of text messages, and restore them using the app on your phone or computer.

Other third party texting apps like SMS backup and restore, allow you to save and read old text messages.

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Re: How to read my history of text messages
SuzyQ
Super User
Super User

You may have misunderstood.  You can view past billing statements for 18 months, call history only.  Text history (numbers, dates, times, no content) are available for 90 days.  IF you have the Verizon Messages + app you can save 90 days of text messages, and restore them using the app on your phone or computer.

Other third party texting apps like SMS backup and restore, allow you to save and read old text messages.

Re: How to read my history of text messages
CJAMES2180
Newbie

The message need I can't access because the phone number I had was stolen and I had to suspend the number and now it tells me

error this mobile number does not have permission to send messages , please contact the owner for this mobile number to change permissions ??

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Re: How to read my history of text messages
CJAMES2180
Newbie

How can i use my lap top

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Re: How to read my history of text messages
Weth
Legend

That will work only if you had message plus activated prior to losing your number. If you did not, and it sounds like you did not, there is no way to get the messages back.

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