Staying connected is a necessity in today’s time. We cannot go a day without using the internet—whether it is for working from home or attending school online, shopping or banking, surfing the web or scrolling social media, streaming TV or playing competitive online games. But, the luxury and freedom of staying connected to the outside world comes at a price. And, no one appreciates a huge monthly internet bill when they've barely received reliable service all month long.
With AT&T, you don't have to worry about your money going down the drain. Because, AT&T endeavors to take care of its customers by delivering quality service via its countrywide network that spans 21 states. What’s more, AT&T comes forward with multiple ways for customers to pay the AT&T bill. The provider understands today’s fast-paced life runs like clock-work, and it is essential consumers have a variety of methods to pay their monthly dues whichever way fits their lifestyle better.
In this quick and handy guide, you will learn about the different ways you can pay your AT&T internet bill with convenience.
As we said, AT&T gives you several choices in how you can pay your AT&T bill every month.
You can pay the AT&T bill by phone. You can choose to stay old school and make the payment in person. Or go with the traditional snail mail to send in your monthly dues. And, if you love the convenience of doing things online, go ahead and pay your AT&T internet bill that way.
Plus, you can use bill paying services such as eBill through your financial institution—credit union or bank—learn more about eBillPlace. Else, you can use doxo.com to take care of all your billing in one place with one password—visit doxo.com to learn more.
To pay your AT&T Internet, DIRECTV, AT&T Home Phone or AT&T Wireless bill, all you need is your myAT&T account—which you can access via https://www.att.comClick here to create your AT&T user ID, and follow these instructions:
Now, that you have an AT&T user ID and password, you cannot only pay your bill online, but manage all secondary accounts and services you are subscribed to via myAT&T.
If you wish to access your AT&T account and make a payment via a computer, here are the two options you get:
And, when you choose to pay via myAT&T app on your mobile device, this is how you’d go about it:
Please do note, when you are paying online, you can do so via debit/credit cards—MasterCard, Visa, American Express Card, Discover Card, JCB and Diners Club. You can pay the AT&T bill via your checking account, or for that matter a savings account. AT&T promotional gift cards can also be utilized for this purpose.
AT&T has set up an automated system for subscribers to call in an make their bill payment via phone. You can also speak to a customer care representative if you choose to. But in that case there is a small convenience fee to process your payment request.
The process includes verification of the phone number linked to your AT&T account, verification of your account via the last 4 digits of your SSN, and billing ZIP code. Whether you are using the automated system or plan to speak to a customer service representative, do make sure you have a copy of the bill handy, along with your payment information. You may also need your passcode.
Still prefer the traditional way of doing things? Well, that is why AT&T allows you to send your bill payment to them via snail mail.
When you mail in your AT&T bill payment, make sure to include your account number, or the remit slip with your account info. You can send in a money order or a personal check for the due amount at the address that shows on your AT&T paper bill. If there is any confusion, click here and put in your ZIP code to get the address you need to send the payment at. You must not send in cash payments via snail mail.
AT&T offers authorized AT&T Pay Stations located in a number of AT&T stores. You can make a visit to your nearest AT&T location, and make your bill payment via cash, check, debit or credit card. Look here for the nearest AT&T store location.
Also, if you are making the payment in an AT&T service area, you can look for an authorized AT&T payment location here. Authorized payment locations are businesses designated by AT&T to collect your payment in person. In order to process your payment via an authorized payment location, you’ll be charged a convenience fee. These locations accept payments in the form of cash, checks, money orders, advance payments and deposits. But they cannot take credit card payments. If you are paying by check, you’ll need to bring a valid photo ID, and also have your account number handy.
CheckFreePay agents is another avenue for you to pay your AT&T bill in person. At these locations you can pay for your AT&T Wireless and Telco accounts. Payments get posted to your account in real-time. Authorized CheckFreePay agents, accept cash, checks, money orders and advance payments. But, contracted payment centers will take cash and payments in some other forms—they do not take advance payments or deposits. Don’t forget to take your current bill stub along.
For automatic payment deduction every month, you can enroll in AutoPay. When you choose AutoPay, there is no chance of you forgetting the bill payment and incurring a late fee. Because your payment gets deducted on its own every month. Plus you also get to save $5 on your bill.
Go to att.com/autopay. You may be asked to sign in with your AT&T user ID. Set the AutoPay toggle to “on”. Since it can take up to 2 billing cycles for AutoPay to begin, you will be asked if you want to pay the current balance at the time. Select a payment method—you can set up AutoPay via your checking or savings bank account, or your debit or credit card.
It is recommended you continue to pay your bill as before until your bill shows it will be auto-paid. You can change your payment method with AutoPay anytime you want to. And, also update any payment information.
Note that when you sign up for AutoPay on att.com/autopay, you also get the option to sign up for Paperless Billing—so if you want to keep your choices as environment friendly as you can, opt for Paperless Billing and get a discount too.
AT&T offers its customers convenience at every step. That is why with AT&T, you have more than one mode of paying your service bill. And, customers who are subscribed to multiple services, are allowed to combine their billing or even add a new service to their existing combined bill.
So for instance, if you are an AT&T Wireless customer, and also have DIRECTV (new or pre-existing), or you are a DIRECTV customer who adds AT&T Internet or Phone service, you become eligible for a combined AT&T bill. Subscribers who are don’t currently have AT&T Wireless or DIRECTV can contact AT&T for combined billing.
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