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How to Send a Text Message Without a Cellphone


Discover alternative ways to send text messages by exploring options beyond phone-to-phone correspondence. Use a valid Short Message Service such as email clients or website services. Identify what each method requires and the specific protocol of the wireless provider to increase the likelihood that your message will be received. Keep these options on hand for occasions when you may be without your phone or need to transfer data from your computer into a message.

Things You’ll Need : Internet access

Email – Log into your email client and compose a message. Minimize its size if possible to 160 characters since some cellphones have this standard limit on the size of a message they can receive as a text.

Determine the wireless carrier of the phone you are sending the message to by asking the person receiving it or using FoneFinder.com. Learn the proper protocol designated by the wireless provider to use in the “To:” field of your email. Look for a FAQ section on their website, or use the following parameters:

Verizon: phonenumber@vtext.com

AT&T: phonenumber@txt.att.net

Sprint: phonenumber@messaging.sprintpcs.com

CellularOne: phonenumber@mobile.celloneusa.com

T-Mobile: phonenumber@tmomail.net