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I am wanting to get transcripts of my son's text messages

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I am wanting to get transcripts of my son's text messages and calls. The service is Verizon. Is this possible?
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact make and model of your machine?
Customer: The phone?
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: It is not a smartphone. Just a flip phone.
JA: Anything else you want the phone expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Just wanting them from the beginning of October to now
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cell Phones
Expert:  Louie replied 11 months ago.

Hi and welcome to the site, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Expert:  Louie replied 11 months ago.

Initially, is the "...flip phone..." account with Verizon under your name or your son's?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The account is under my name, of course.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No sorrys. thank you for your time.
Expert:  Louie replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for your kind understanding of automated/machine-generated ads & offers.

Would you still like to continue?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
sir. I am just needing to know what step I take to obtain this information.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
My son is only 13 and I want to monitor him.
Expert:  Louie replied 11 months ago.

I understand and appreciate the additional information.

Verizon normally keeps a record only of the date / time / sender / receiver / Message type information of "...text messages and calls..." NOT the actual contents hence no transcript.

Have you tried / checked your account with MyVerizon ?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have tried but the account is states that for some reason it is locked and I must call to have it unlocked. I called today and they told me they put in a ticket to tech support to have it unlocked and that it should be good to go in 24-48 hours...
Expert:  Louie replied 11 months ago.

I understand and would look forward to an update when able.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Sure thing. They said I would recurve a text w within 24-48 hours with the status of the online account.. it's really isn't with all the trouble it's put me threw.. i should just switch services
Expert:  Louie replied 11 months ago.