Send text messages from your PC

Sending a text message from your computer:

  1. Open your e-mail program and start a new e-mail message.
  2. Enter the cell phone number in the To: box using the format, where “number” is the phone number of the cell phone to which you’re sending the message.

Many cell phone carriers allocate e-mail addresses to their customers’ phone numbers to enable them receive e-mail text messages. If you know the carrier of the cell phone you want to send text messages to, you can use it instead of the  Here is a list of common carriers:

Verizon: (text only) or (photos and video)

3. Type your message of up to 160 characters in the message box and then click Send.