How to send free text or SMS messages online or from computer

Updated: 05/04/2019 by Computer Hope
SMS

There are several online services that allow you to send free SMS or text messages to a cell phone using your computer. Below is a short list of a few of the services we suggest. Each of these services do not require you to register or download any software. Keep in mind that while sending a text message with these services is free, receiving them may not be.

Free services for all carriers

Note

These free services are for sending a text message to another person. You cannot receive a text message from another person with these services.

Specific cell phone carriers

The following is a listing of all the major cell phone carriers e-mail addresses, which may be used to send SMS messages over e-mail. For example, if you had a friend with the cell phone number 555-123-4567 and AT&T as their carrier, you could text them by sending an e-mail to [email protected]

Tip

You can attach a picture to an SMS message, the same way you would attach a picture to a regular e-mail message.

These are some of the many free services available on the Internet. If you cannot get any of the previous ones to work or are looking for more, open a search for additional services.

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