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How to send an email (SMS) to any cell phone without knowing the provider

 

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Question:

I want to send an email to a friend's cell phone but I do not know what provider he has. I just have the phone number.

Answer:

In the past it was possible to look at the phone number and based on the first 3 digits after the area code you could tell to which provider this number belonged. Now it is possible to switch cell phone service providers and take your number with you. E.g. all 831-251-XXXX numbers originally were AT&T. But because of the merger many of those numbers may now be Cingular Wireless numbers. Some may have switched to Verizon, Telekom or Sprint and still have this number.

Traditionally in order to send an email to a cell phone you needed to know the provider and the format how to address an email to a cell phone for this provider.

E.g. for a number 831-251-1234 under AT&T you would send that email to 8312511234@att.mobile.net

Now there is a service called Teleflip. Teleflip takes the phone number and simply sends the email to the correct provider. How do they know the correct provider? They keep a database. There may be some issues if your friend recently changed providers and kept the number - Teleflip keeps a database and their FAQ says it may take a few months until their database is updated.

To send an email to your friend just address it to 8312511234@teleflip.com
(Of course replace the number with your friend's cell phone number.)

With this service, you no longer have to remember the complex email format that each individual cell company uses. Remember that some cellphone users are charged for incoming SMS messages, so do not send too many.

Teleflip works very well for me.

If you know the provider, see this tip: SMS by email


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2008-01-17, 09:10:57
anonymous  
For long time i've been searching for email2sms but can't find it if you can do me a faver find me that site and thank you in advance
latifcivilizedlatif@yahoo.com
2008-01-17, 18:34:44
kjkay@hotmail.com from United States  
Email me what time you will be home.
2008-01-21, 03:53:51
louiseflynn@live.ie from ((Saint Anns Wells)), Ireland  
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I wud like 2 no how 2 send a sms from my mobile 2 another mobile without da person knowin i sent it so i'll b totally anonymous. Some1 pleze help!!!!!!!
2008-01-21, 03:53:52
louiseflynn@live.ie from ((Saint Anns Wells)), Ireland  
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I wud like 2 no how 2 send a sms from my mobile 2 another mobile without da person knowin i sent it so i'll b totally anonymous. Some1 pleze help!!!!!!!
2008-02-08, 17:52:07
anonymous from United States  
it doesnt seem to have been sent
2008-02-16, 08:42:48
anonymous from Bangladesh  
2008-02-16, 08:46:15
anonymous from Bangladesh  
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MY NAME TILOKKANTI SARKAR I AM FROM SYLHET BANGLADESH. I AM HINDU MY AGE 29 I AM SINGLE. MY CONTECT NUMBER 0088-01717848744
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2008-02-16, 08:53:09
anonymous from Bangladesh  
MY NAME TILOKSARKAR MY AGE 29 IAM SINGLE . I AM FROM BANGLADESH.SYLHET I WANT LONG LIFE FRIEND SHIP MAKING, MY CONTECT NUMBER 0088-01717848744 MY EMAIL ADRESS, SUMON_SYLHET_2005@YAHOO.COM


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2008-02-27, 10:13:25
anonymous from United States  
I used the teleflip and I get the 'to' 'from' part but do not get the body of the email
what am I doing wrong?
2008-03-05, 08:28:28
anonymous from India  

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2008-03-16, 07:35:24
anonymous  
Why Would anyone in the world be up at this time in the morning,
2008-03-21, 18:57:54
anonymous from United States  
i love you
2008-03-23, 17:33:11
anonymous from United States  
does this work 4 out of state #'s also? like in the caribean?
2008-03-23, 17:34:25
anonymous from United States  
does this work 4 out of state #'s also? like in the caribean?
2008-03-25, 12:19:10
anonymous from United States  
this is a way for people to collect your cell number DON'T USE IT
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