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Quickly Send Text Messages for Free Using E-Mail

Send txt message using email client GMAIL

It’s amazing to me how popular “texting” or Text Messaging has become over the last few years.   Additionally, what’s even more amazing to me is the fact that a new language and possibly even a new culture appears to have spawned from this new technology!  OMG, IMO it’s crzy LOL!  😉

 

As fantastic as this all may be, I’ve found that if I want to send someone a text (especially a long one) while I’m working on my computer, it’s much easier to use Outlook rather than pull out my phone.  Granted, I’m not a black belt texting ninja but, I can type 100+ words a minute. So why not take advantage of the big boy keyboard 🙂 not to mention I can send an email (thus the text message) quickly to more than one person AND, (best of all) it’s Free (for me, the sender that is).

 
Now I know what your thinking.  If I’m sitting at a computer, why not just use email??  Put simply; email gets buried.  Plus, not everyone has access to email from their phone.  That’s the whole point of Text Messaging.

 

How do I do it?

1.   Open up your e-mail program and Compose a new email/text message.

 

2.   Address the email using a combination of the recipient’s mobile number & the carrier address below:

 

Verizon:
[email protected]
AT&T:
[email protected]
Sprint:
[email protected]
T-Mobile:
[email protected]
T-Mobile (Britain):
[email protected]
Nextel:
[email protected]
Virgin Mobile:
[email protected]
Alltel:
[email protected]
CellularOne:
[email protected]
Omnipoint:
[email protected]
Qwest:
[email protected]
Boost Mobile:
[email protected]
Unicel:
[email protected]

 

Example: Send txt message using email client GMAIL
My friend John Doe’s phone number is 949-644-8090, and he’s a Verizon Wireless customer.  To send him a TXT message using my GMAIL account I would just Compose a new email, and send it to [email protected].

 

Note:   When you write your email, don’t forget that most carriers only allow 160 characters or less for Text Messages.  A character is a letter, number, space, or line break.

 

GROOVY eh?   Have a groovy time sending texts to everyone you know from your e-mail client!

 

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