It can be expensive and time consuming to send text messages to a friend's cell phone. Here's how to send free text messages from your computer.
Things You'll Need
- computer with internet access
- cell phone numbers of friends
- name of your friend's cell phone carrier
Log in to your computer's email program.
Type your friend's cell phone number into the "to" box in the email header
Type the @ symbol after the phone number
Add the text address for your friend's cell phone carrier after the cell number and @ symbol. Here are the text addresses for the most commonly used cell phone carriers:
Verizon= number @vtext.com
AT&T= number @txt.att.net
T-Mobile= number @tmomail.net
Sprint= number @messaging.sprintpcs.com
Type your message and hit send. Your friend will recieve your email as a text message.
There is no charge for you to send text messages from your computer- and you can type much faster than regular texting!
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