how to delete AT&T Messages for Tablet account

How to Delete AT&T Messages Completely

Published by AT&T Services, Inc. | Updated: Nov 19, 2021



Learn how to delete your AT&T Messages for Tablet account, your personal data and also delete the AT&T Messages app if you have it installed on your Iphone, Ipad or Android. If you want to end your relationship with AT&T Messages for Tablet completely, follow the guide.


Table of Contents:

  1. Delete account via Email
  2. Delete on iphone
  3. Delete on android
  4. Alternatives


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1. Delete AT&T Messages Account through Email

There are 2 methods to get your data (and account) deleted by AT&T Messages for Tablet. They are:

  1. Under GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation (for EU Residents): This gives you the right to ask an organization that holds data about you, to delete that data. This is known as the ‘right to erasure’. You can make your request verbally or in writing. We recommend writing via email, to serve as evidence. An organization has one calendar month to respond to your request.
  2. Under CCPA - California Consumer Privacy Act: This empowers California residents to request that a business delete the data/personal information it has on you. The business is legally required to delete the consumer's personal information from its records and direct any service providers to delete the data too. Failure of a business to comply with the CCPA can result in fines of up to $7,500 per violation.

Now we understand what the laws entail, You can delete your account by contacting AT&T Messages for Tablet via email. Here is how to handle the account data deletion request:

  1. In your email, state the reasons why you want your data/account deleted - Note that under GDPR or CCPA you don't need to provide a reason for your request
  2. Provide all the relevant information regarding your account with AT&T Messages.
  3. Mention the Law under which you make your request - GDPR or CCPA
  4. Notify AT&T Messages of the penalty for non-compliance - A $7,500 fine under CCPA and 4% of annual turnover under GDPR.
  5. Send your email to [email protected] Login to see email.

Alternatively, you can Request your AT&T Messages account data be deleted below.
Send them your request using the format we mentioned above.

Already have an account? Login here


2. Deleting AT&T Messages's App from your Phone

There are many reasons you may want to get rid of AT&T Messages for Tablet on your phone. It may be to clear storage or because you've grown tired of using the app.
Whatever your reason is, here's how to delete AT&T Messages for Tablet from an iPhone or Android device:

a. How to Delete AT&T Messages app from your Iphone

If you want to delete AT&T Messages for Tablet from your iphone, here’s what you should do:

  1. From your home screen, tap the AT&T Messages for Tablet icon and hold till all apps start shaking.
  2. An "X" sign will appear on the top right corner of the app.
  3. Click the "X" sign on AT&T Messages for Tablet.
  4. Tap the red delete button and viola!

OR


  1. From your Iphone settings, click on "General".
  2. Now click on "Iphone Storage" and scroll down to see all the apps installed on your phone.
  3. Click the AT&T Messages for Tablet app you want to delete.
  4. Select "Delete AT&T Messages for Tablet" on the next screen and confirm delete.


b. How to delete AT&T Messages from your Android phone

To delete AT&T Messages for Tablet from your android device, here's what you should do:

  1. Open Google Play
  2. From the hamburger menu icon, go to "My Apps & Games".
  3. From the list of available apps on your device, click on AT&T Messages for Tablet.
  4. Next, tap "Uninstall".

OR


  1. From your home screen or app drawer, tap and hold the AT&T Messages for Tablet app you want to delete.
  2. Click the part of the screen that shows "Uninstall".

Alternatively


  1. Go to your Android phone settings.
  2. Click on 'Apps'.
  3. Select the AT&T Messages for Tablet app you want to delete.
  4. Click "Uninstall".





AT&T Messages for Tablet Software Details



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1. AT&T Messages uses your AT&T mobile number, so whether you send messages from your phone, tablet or computer, everyone will know the message is from you.

2. With AT&T Messages you can send and receive text and pictures messages from your tablet or computer.

3. For example, start a text message conversation on your phone and continue it on your tablet, or manage messages online and text a response from your computer.

4. • Users of the AT&T Messages Android phone app also have their voicemail messages included in their message inbox.

5. • AT&T Messages uses your mobile phone number regardless of which device you use.

6. • View, manage and respond to messages from your phone, tablet or computer.

7. Voicemail shows up as visual voicemail in your inbox so you can select which one you want to listen to from your phone, tablet or computer.

8. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies.


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