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How long does Verizon keep text messages?

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Verizon is one of the world’s leading technology and communications services. Formed on June 30, 2000, it has become one of the fastest-growing companies with a revenue of about $136.8 billion in 2022. The company also features in Fortune 500 companies and is currently active in more than 150 countries.

The company claims to have invested over $176 billion in their network since its inception. The result was over 1 million miles of global fiber coverage and over 175 million POPS covered by 5G Ultra Wideband.

In this article, we discuss how long Verizon keep text messages.

Why is it necessary to know the duration of text messages on the servers?

It is useful for civil cases where text messages play an important part in the proceedings or you have accidentally deleted the text messages and are not able to recall some important information.

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How long does Verizon keep text messages?

Verizon keeps the text messages on its servers for 10 days.

After that, they will purge the messages from the system and the contents won’t be available after that.

How to save or print text messages from the web browser?

Follow the steps mentioned below to save or print the text messages:

  • Sign in to My Verizon account and then go to Account > MoreText online.
  • Click on the desired communication at the left to view messages.
  • Next, click the Menu icon located at the upper right. Then click on Export Conversation to export and save the conversation in CSV format. You can also select a date range from the Please choose date range dropdown. When you are finished, click Export.
  • If you want to print the entire conversation, click on Print Conversation and then follow the on-screen instructions.

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Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here:

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