Thanks Minniehaha for the feedback!
Text message content is retained an average of three to five days, but never longer than 10 days (240 hours) from the date and time the message was delivered. After that, the message content is overwritten by our message center server and cannot be retrieved. Also, this information would have to be subpoenaed by a legal process to our Law Enforcement Resource Team.
Let me know if I have answered your question!
Viewing your own messages can definitely be beneficial!
You can view some messaging details, like date/time/phone number for your current cycle, but not the actual messaging content.
To view the general details please follow these steps:
Log into www.vzw.com > Click Usage Details in blue, under your usage > Select a line that you want to view > Scroll down to Messaging > Click View Messaging Details
I know this will be helpful!
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