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#1 smilezrcool

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 09:49 PM

Does anyone know if i can send a text from my computer to my friends cell phone for free?

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 10:12 PM

Yes, you can.

Check the website of your cell provider. You might be able to do it from there.

If not, there are sites you can use. I've used this one a few times.

http://smseverywhere.com/

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Posted 09 November 2010 - 10:23 PM

You should also check the website of the cell phone provider that your friend uses.

For example with Cricket you can send a free text by emailing this number:

<<number>>@sms.mycricket.com

Where the <<number>> is replaced with the phone number you want to text to.
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Posted 11 November 2010 - 04:32 AM

Yahoo messenger and Google Voice both have this option.

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 11:26 AM

I can tell you from personal experience that if you have Verizon you have two choices.

https://text.vzw.com/customer_site/jsp/messaging_lo.jsp

or

You can send an email (with the x's being the phone number without dashes) to xxxxxxxxxx@vtext.com.

If you want to send a ringtone to a Verizon phone, make it less than 250kb and less than 30 seconds and email it to xxxxxxxxxx@vzwpix.com


Enjoy.

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 02:23 PM

You should also check the website of the cell phone provider that your friend uses.

For example with Cricket you can send a free text by emailing this number:

<<number>>@sms.mycricket.com

Where the <<number>> is replaced with the phone number you want to text to.

My friend uses AT&T. I went to their website and could not find if they offer this service. Does anyone have AT&T and are able to text from a computer to a phome? Thansk!!!!!

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 04:15 PM

Been a few months but I did it using email and sending to: 10digitmobilenumber@txt.att.net

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