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How to send a SMS text message using email ?

Many mobile carriers have in place email-to-text "SMS gateways" to enable subscribers to use email to send SMS or MMS text messages. Below is a quick list of US and International carriers and their corresponding email address formats.

To text a "number", just send an email to the following address for the corresponding carrier:

AT&T - (or:
Google Fi -
Verizon -
T-Mobile -
MetroPCS -
Sprint -, (MMS)

Airfire Mobile
Alaska Comminications
Assurance Wireless
Boos Mobile,
Edge Wireless
Hawaiian Telcom Wireless
US Cellular ,
Virgin Mobile

Globalstar Satellite (international)

Austria - Api4SMS
Brazil - Claro
Bulgara - Globul
Canada - Aliant
Canada - Bell Mobility/Solo Mobile,
Canada - Telus Mobility, (MMS)
Canada - Virgin Mobile
China - China Mobile
Germany - E-Plus
Germany - T-Mobile
Germany - Vodafone
UK - Kapow
India - Airtel,, (Karnataka)
India - Idea Cellular
Netherlands - T-Mobile
Puerto Rico - Claro
Russia (Beeline)

Notes: For some carriers, prepaid SIM customers may not be able to receive SMS/MMS messages using their respective SMS gateways.
If you don't know the mobile carrier of the number you're trying to reach, there are a few websites that provide free carrier lookup online.

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