How to Send Free Text Messages from Your Computer


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
    AT&T= number
    T-Mobile= number
    Sprint= number

  • 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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