Send Text Messages Via Email

Did you know you can use email to send text messages to patrons’ mobile phones? Use the patron’s ten-digit phone number with the domain name of their service provider’s SMS (Short Message Service) gateway. For example, 4021237890@vtext.com.
 
Alltel @message.alltel.com
AT&T @txt.att.net
Boost Mobile @myboostmobile.com 
Cingular @cingularme.com
Cox @sms.cox.net
Cricket @sms.mycricket.com
Nextel @messaging.nextel.com
Sprint @messaging.sprintpcs.com 
T-mobile @tmomail.net
Tracfone (use fonefinder website)
VoiceStream @voicestream.net
Verizon @vtext.com
Virgin Mobile @vmobl.com
U.S. Cellular @email.uscc.net
 
You can use http://www.fonefinder.net to get the service provider for the patron’s phone number.

2 thoughts on “Send Text Messages Via Email

  1. “You can use http://www.fonefinder.net to get the service provider for the patron’s phone number.” Thought you may want to know… When I tried this link, the previous carrier was identified instead of the current carrier.

  2. That’s not uncommon with carrier’s acquiring other carriers and number portability. It should update eventually.

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