AT&T and Verizon customers are able to view their text messages online, but T-Mobile customers are not. According to AT&T, the AT&T Messages application must be installed in order to view text and picture messages from a computer.Continue Reading
For Verizon customers to access their texts online, they must first log in to their Verizon Wireless account. From the Verizon menu, select "Text Messaging" and then click "Text status" to view a list of recent text messages. Customers may reply to a text by selecting the "Your Response" box.
The AT&T Messaging application is a cloud storage software for text and picture messages that may be accessed on any device.Learn more about Mobile
Verizon allows its users to read recently received text messages online, and Android or iOS smartphone owners can install third party apps that sync their incoming text messages to a cloud server. Microsoft does not allow Windows Phone developers to access incoming text messages.Full Answer >
The four main mobile phone carriers in the United States: T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint, allow customers to activate their phones online. Some plans require an activation charge, but customers generally pay this when they sign up for the plan, not when they activate the phone.Full Answer >
A Verizon Wireless Pix Place account was a free service allowing Verizon customers to electronically store, receive and send pictures and video messages taken with a Verizon Wireless phone. It also enabled this messaging with non-Verizon customers. This service was discontinued on Oct. 1, 2014, when the Verizon Cloud service replaced it.Full Answer >
One advantage of T-Mobile over other providers is that the company can offer higher capacity for data use than AT&T or Verizon, states The Motley Fool. This is because as of 2015, those two companies comprise 73 percent of cell usage, forcing them to place stricter limits on data use to keep their respective networks stable. Being a smaller network allows T-Mobile to be more competitive with regard to data plans, which is especially useful in metropolitan areas.Full Answer >