How to check iPhone minutes used

iPhone minutes used FAQ: How can I check how many "minutes used" I have on my iPhone plan (with AT&T or Verizon)?

As I was digging around for some other information I just saw how to check my AT&T iPhone minutes used. Since the iPhone operating system, iOS, is supposed to be the same across carriers, I'll assume this works for Verizon as well as AT&T.

How to check iPhone minutes used (AT&T)

Here are the steps to follow to check your iPhone minutes used:

  1. Tap Settings
  2. Scroll down a little, tap Phone
  3. Scroll down, tap AT&T Services
  4. Tap the "View My Minutes" phone number
  5. AT&T will send you a text message with your minutes used

After tapping the "View My Minutes" phone number on that screen, you'll a first system verification message like this:

iPhone ATT check minutes used - system message

Almost immediately after I dismissed this first message, I got a second message showing my iPhone minutes used that looks like this:

iPhone minutes used - ATT system results/information

As the message states, that's your basic iPhone minutes used information, and you can tap the View button for more details.

The iPhone minutes used phone number

If you have a good memory, or you want to save this phone number as a contact, as you can see from the image below, the AT&T phone number to check your iPhone minutes used is:

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As you can tell from my screenshots I don't use many iPhone minutes, I'm much more of a data user, but if you use your iPhone AT&T minutes a lot, saving this a "favorite" phone number can be a good idea.

AT&T iPhone minutes used - Summary

I hope this tip on how to check iPhone minutes used has been helpful. I didn't have any plans to write about this, but when I got a new iPhone and went to look at my iPhone/AT&T minutes used, I realized how buried this function was in their menu system.

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