- edited 05-22-2019 11:19 AM
The Wait is over! AT&T is increasing the number of people you can group text and it is slowly being rolled out and tested on specific devices. Check out David T's Advance Messaging page for more information regarding group messaging and the new features to come.
***********Information below is still valid for some devices until the update is pushed to it.***********
***********We do not know when your device will support group messaging but it is coming.***********
Why Are There Limits?
AT&T has implemented a limit to the number of group message participants as a way to protect our customers from spam and/or malicious software. AT&T is vigilant about protecting you, our customers, from unsolicited text message spam.
Is AT&T Going To Update The Limit?
I can tell you that we are evaluating options for supporting larger group limits in the future. As this time, I do not have any information if or when a change will take place. Last updated 5/22/2019.
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02-07-2019 12:30 PM
The solution is to switch to another carrier. I did. I switched to TMo. Price is lower by about 20.00 a month ... no limit at all. I text to 30 people at a time. Why do we even need to put up with this. ATT don't even care what you think
02-07-2019 12:34 PM
See my login ? it is "iamleaving" ...and i did 3 weeks ago. Went to tmo. No problem with text. Unlimited data while ATT limit me to 10G for the plan. AND i save 20.00 a month. How about that ... why put up with this
02-07-2019 8:28 PM
This is absolutely reason to switch servers. My inability to send texts to our group of 12 complicates communications for the entire group, including those who use other carriers and have no problems with group up texting. When my contract is up I will switch to Verizon.
02-09-2019 7:31 AM
It would be great if the "Disband" the limit. I would love to have a text conversation with all my family members without any of them feeling left out. I find it odd that At&t has this limit when they text you subscrition renewal notices every month with a new text number. That is more anoying!
02-19-2019 4:34 AM
This weekend my family celebrated my grandmother's 100th birthday. Someone sent a group text with 16 people included. I want to respond but cannot; this is very frustrating since I am the only member with AT&T. There should not be a limit on the number of people I can text.
- edited 02-19-2019 7:30 AM
Hello my fellow community peeps!
I have been counting the days for this to happen and to be able to tell you the news! The group text limit of 10 will be a thing of the past. Advance Messaging is slowly being launched to compatible devices with an array of cool features! Air horn!
ChrisZ, AT&T Community Specialist
02-19-2019 7:28 AM
02-19-2019 2:20 PM
02-22-2019 1:42 PM
Am I reading this correctly? The 10+ limit is lifted, only when everyone is ATT? Where I live, Verizon rules, this is not a solution by any stretch of the imagination. Would love to know the real reason this multi-billion dollar corporation won't do a "real" fix?
02-22-2019 4:15 PM
02-22-2019 7:38 PM
At&t please catch up with almost every other provider. The most important people in my life are on a different carrier. Stop setting limits on your customers.
02-24-2019 7:42 AM
Big Corporate Exec(s) do not listen until the bottom line is affected. I plan to leave as well. Are there any suggestions?
02-25-2019 11:13 AM
I left 1 month ago. I am now with T-mobile. All seems OK and i actually save 20.00 per month on top of everything. I now get 4 lines with 50G of high speed data for 138.00 ... They include tax in the price so you get a nice even number
The BONUS is when you call Tmo help desk a real person pickup the phone right away, not a complicated menu. ATT is out of touch and dont care about the customer until they start losing subscriber.
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