03-21-2011 2:11 PM
I was wondering if my parents could read my text messages online or any other way without physically looking at my phone. Could any replies please also include additional information about the process my parents would procure this information? That would be greatly appreciated.
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03-21-2011 3:25 PM
No they cannot. Only the time/date, from/to and type are listed. Not the actual contents.
They would have to take your phone to read the contents.
Now for the parents reading this. I would suggest is if you ask to see the phone and your refused or all the messages are deleted to prevent them from being inspected you have two choices. Accept not being able to read them or call ATT and have a messaging block be placed on the line to prevent messaging completely. Then there can be nothing to hide.
05-06-2011 12:43 PM
Wait, so they can see the time and date I sent them? Is there I way I can get into the account data and delete them?
06-06-2015 7:47 PM
They may not be able to log onto AT&T to read your texts. HOWEVER, If they gain access to your iPhone, THEY CAN! Even with the texts turned off so they dont show while your phone is locked, All someone has to do is ask SIRI to read messages AND SHE WILL! So turn OFF SIRI to keep those text private!
09-02-2015 2:54 PM
Can they read them on their account on at&t if it's on imessage/online? Does this apply to my iphone if I don't have Siri?
02-19-2016 8:10 AM
02-19-2016 9:19 AM
What about if the text are iMessages? Can they see time/date, who/from and type if it's an iMessage?
If you are using iMessage, all they need to do is to login on another device using the same AppleID and password, and they will receive a copy of all your iMessage messages on the second device. They would not only see who you sent to and when, but then they would also see everything that you received and sent. iMessage will give your parents better controls over your messaging than standard SMS text messaging.
10-05-2016 5:09 PM
10-05-2016 6:20 PM
@Kittylove Your mom can not any text content from your provider. The only thing she can get, presuming you are on her plan, is the date, time and number of who sent you or received your texts. ATT does not save any text content. As for the nasty message, once it is deleted, it's gone.
11-06-2016 7:09 PM
11-07-2016 6:11 AM
@lanishacarr There is no way for anyone to track you or read your messages through the ATT account. If you really have GPS and find my iPhone turned off, I suspect whoever is telling you they are tracking you is lieing. Either that or they "track" you through other means such as Facebook posts, etc. As for texts, they could be getting your iMessages or texts if text forwarding is turned on or you all use the same Apple ID. Just turn iMessage off to prevent that.
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