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How to Send Free SMS Text Messages Online From PC, Internet, Website and Email to Mobile or Cell Phone

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How to send free SMS from PC to mobile phone? Most cellular service providers charge fees to send text messages. However there are some online services allow you to send text messages for free.

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Send Free SMS through Website
Find a website which provides free SMS services. This method does not require any setup although it may require registration. Here are some examples:-

160by2.com (India, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Singapore & Philippines)
Sendsmsnow.com (International)
Text4free.net (International)
Smsfree4all.com (International)
Seasms.com (International)
Txt2day.com (USA, Canada, International)
Onlinetextmessage.com (US and some Europe)
Smseverywhere.com (US Only)
Smsmatrix.com (USA, Canada)
Freetxt.ca (USA, Canada)
Cbfsms.com (UK only)
Freebiesms.co.uk (UK only)
Smspup.com (Australia)

Send Free SMS through Instant Messenger
You can use instant messaging services below to send free SMS.

AOL Instant Messenger
AOL Instant Messenger allows users to send free text messages to US cell phones.

Yahoo! Messenger
Yahoo! Messenger supports SMS messaging for many countries such as United States, Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Kuwait and Pakistan. Remember to include a plus sign and the country code when you enter telephone number. Find out more on how to send free SMS text messages through Yahoo Messenger.

Gmail Built-in Chat’s SMS Feature
Gmail Built-in chat’s SMS feature -“Text Messaging (SMS) in Chat” is currently working in Ghana, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Senegal, United States and Zambia. Follow step by step instructions below to turn on this SMS feature.

1. Sign in your Gmail account
2. Click the “Settings” tab in the upright corner of the window
3. Click the “Labs” tab
4. Scroll down to “Text Messaging (SMS) in Chat” and then select “Enable”
5. Scroll down to the bottom and then click “Save Changes”
6. Under Chat Section, move the pointer to your friend’s name or contact name until a small window appears
7. Click “Chat” and then click “Actions” to select “Send SMS”
8. Enter telephone numbers and then click “Save”
9. Type your message and then press Enter to send SMS

Send Free SMS through Email
Some cell service companies provide free email-to-SMS gateways where you can send free text messages through email.

1. Find out which carrier the recipient uses
2. Compose an email with your text message in the body
3. Send the email to the email-to-SMS gateway for their carrier

Here are some examples of email-to-SMS gateways. Simply replace “mobilephonenumber” with the recipient’s mobile phone number.

Provider Email Address
AT&T mobiletelephonenumber@txt.att.net
Cingular mobiletelephonenumber@cingularme.com
Cricket mobiletelephonenumber@sms.mycricket.com
Nextel mobiletelephonenumber@messaging.nextel.com
Sprint PCS mobiletelephonenumber@messaging.sprintpcs.com
Verizon mobiletelephonenumber@vtext.com
Fido mobiletelephonenumber@fido.ca
Delhi Airtel mobiletelephonenumber@airtelmail.com
Idea Cellular mobiletelephonenumber@ideacellular.net
T-Mobile UK mobiletelephonenumber@t-mobile.uk.net
Vodafone UK mobiletelephonenumber@vodafone.net

Click here to view complete list of email to SMS gateways

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