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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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2010-01-27, 18:30:24
anonymous from United States  
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Alltel 10digitphonenumber@message.alltel.com
Alltel PCS 10digitphonenumber@message.alltel.com
Ameritech Paging (see also American Messaging) 10digitpagernumber@paging.acswireless.com
Ameritech Paging (see also American Messaging) 10digitpagernumber@pageapi.com
American Messaging (SBC/Ameritech) 10digitpagernumber@page.americanmessaging.net
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Andhra Pradesh Airtel phonenumber@airtelap.com
Arch Pagers (PageNet) 10digitpagernumber@archwireless.net
Arch Pagers (PageNet) 10digitpagernumber@epage.arch.com
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AT&T 10digit@txt.att.net
AT&T Free2Go 10digitphonenumber@mmode.com
AT&T PCS 10digitphonenumber@mobile.att.net
AT&T Pocketnet PCS 10digitphonenumber@dpcs.mobile.att.net
Beepwear pagernumber@beepwear.net
BeeLine GSM phonenumber@sms.beemail.ru
Bell Atlantic phonenumber@message.bam.com
Bell Canada phonenumber@txt.bellmobility.ca
Bell Canada phonenumber@bellmobility.ca
Bell Mobility (Canada) phonenumber@txt.bell.ca
Bell Mobility number@txt.bellmobility.ca
Bell South (Blackberry) number@bellsouthtips.com
Bell South phonenumber@sms.bellsouth.com
Bell South phonenumber@wireless.bellsouth.com
Bell South phonenumber@blsdcs.net
Bell South phonenumber@bellsouth.cl
Bell South Mobility phonenumber@blsdcs.net
Blue Sky Frog phonenumber@blueskyfrog.com
Bluegrass Cellular phonenumber@sms.bluecell.com
Boost phonenumber@myboostmobile.com
BPL mobile phonenumber@bplmobile.com
Carolina West Wireless 10digitnumber@cwwsms.com
Carolina Mobile Communications 10digitpagernumber@cmcpaging.com
Cellular One East Coast phonenumber@phone.cellone.net
Cellular One South West phonenumber@swmsg.com
Cellular One PCS phonenumber@paging.cellone-sf.com
Cellular One 10digitphonenumber@mobile.celloneusa.com
Cellular One phonenumber@cellularone.txtmsg.com
Cellular One phonenumber@cellularone.textmsg.com
Cellular One phonenumber@cell1.textmsg.com
Cellular One phonenumber@message.cellone-sf.com
Cellular One phonenumber@sbcemail.com
Cellular One West phonenumber@mycellone.com
Cellular South phonenumber@csouth1.com
Centennial Wireless 10digitnumber@cwemail.com
Central Vermont Communications 10digitpagernumber@cvcpaging.com
CenturyTel phonenumber@messaging.centurytel.net
Chennai RPG Cellular phonenumber@rpgmail.net
Chennai Skycell / Airtel phonenumber@airtelchennai.com
Cincinnati Bell Wireless phonenumber@gocbw.com
Cingular mobilenumber@mycingular.com
Cingular mobilenumber@mycingular.net
Cingular mobilenumber@mms.cingularme.com
Cingular mobilenumber@page.cingular.com
Cingular 10digitphonenumber@cingularme.com
Cingular Wireless 10digitphonenumber@mycingular.textmsg.com
Cingular Wireless 10digitphonenumber@mobile.mycingular.com
Cingular Wireless 10digitphonenumber@mobile.mycingular.net
Clearnet phonenumber@msg.clearnet.com
Comcast phonenumber@comcastpcs.textmsg.com
Communication Specialists 7digitpin@pageme.comspeco.net
Communication Specialist Companies pin@pager.comspeco.com
Comviq number@sms.comviq.se
Cook Paging 10digitpagernumber@cookmail.com
Corr Wireless Communications phonenumber@corrwireless.net
Delhi Aritel phonenumber@airtelmail.com
Delhi Hutch phonenumber@delhi.hutch.co.in
Digi-Page / Page Kansas 10digitpagernumber@page.hit.net
Dobson Cellular Systems phonenumber@mobile.dobson.net
Dobson-Alex Wireless / Dobson-Cellular One phonenumber@mobile.cellularone.com
DT T-Mobile phonenumber@t-mobile-sms.de
Dutchtone / Orange-NL phonenumber@sms.orange.nl
Edge Wireless phonenumber@sms.edgewireless.com
EMT phonenumber@sms.emt.ee
Escotel phonenumber@escotelmobile.com
Fido phonenumber@fido.ca
Gabriel Wireless 10digitpagernumber@epage.gabrielwireless.com
Galaxy Corporation 10digitpagernumber.epage@sendabeep.net
GCS Paging pagernumber@webpager.us
German T-Mobile number@@t-mobile-sms.de
Goa BPLMobil phonenumber@bplmobile.com
Golden Telecom phonenumber@sms.goldentele.com
GrayLink / Porta-Phone 10digitpagernumber@epage.porta-phone.com
GTE number@airmessage.net
GTE number@gte.pagegate.net
GTE 10digitphonenumber@messagealert.com
Gujarat Celforce phonenumber@celforce.com
Helio 10digitphonenumber@messaging.sprintpcs.com
Houston Cellular number@text.houstoncellular.net
Idea Cellular phonenumber@ideacellular.net
Illinois Valley Cellular 10digitphonenumber@ivctext.com
Infopage Systems pinnumber@page.infopagesystems.com
Inland Cellular Telephone phonenumber@inlandlink.com
The Indiana Paging Co last4digits@pager.tdspager.com
JSM Tele-Page pinnumber@jsmtel.com
Kerala Escotel phonenumber@escotelmobile.com
Kolkata Airtel phonenumber@airtelkol.com
Kyivstar number@smsmail.lmt.lv
Lauttamus Communication pagernumber@e-page.net
LMT phonenumber@smsmail.lmt.lv
Maharashtra BPL Mobile phonenumber@bplmobile.com
Maharashtra Idea Cellular phonenumber@ideacellular.net
Manitoba Telecom Systems phonenumber@text.mtsmobility.com
MCI Phone phonenumber@mci.com
MCI phonenumber@pagemci.com
Meteor phonenumber@mymeteor.ie
Meteor phonenumber@sms.mymeteor.ie
Metrocall 10digitpagernumber@page.metrocall.com
Metrocall 2-way 10digitpagernumber@my2way.com
Metro PCS 10digitphonenumber@mymetropcs.com
Metro PCS 10digitphonenumber@metropcs.sms.us
Microcell phonenumber@fido.ca
Midwest Wireless phonenumber@clearlydigital.com
MiWorld phonenumber@m1.com.sg
Mobilecom PA 10digitpagernumber@page.mobilcom.net
Mobilecomm number@mobilecomm.net
Mobileone phonenumber@m1.com.sg
Mobilfone phonenumber@page.mobilfone.com
Mobility Bermuda phonenumber@ml.bm
Mobistar Belgium phonenumber@mobistar.be
Mobitel Tanzania phonenumber@sms.co.tz
Mobtel Srbija phonenumber@mobtel.co.yu
Morris Wireless 10digitpagernumber@beepone.net
Motient number@isp.com
Movistar number@correo.movistar.net
MTS 10digitphonenumber@text.mtsmobility.com
Mumbai BPL Mobile phonenumber@bplmobile.com
Mumbai Orange phonenumber@orangemail.co.in
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Netcom phonenumber@sms.netcom.no
Nextel 10digitphonenumber@messaging.nextel.com
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O2 number@o2imail.co.uk
O2 (M-mail) number@mmail.co.uk
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Omnipoint 10digitphonenumber@omnipointpcs.com
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OnlineBeep 10digitphonenumber@onlinebeep.net
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P&T Luxembourg phonenumber@sms.luxgsm.lu
Pacific Bell phonenumber@pacbellpcs.net
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PageMart Advanced /2way 10digitpagernumber@airmessage.net
PageMart Canada 10digitpagernumber@pmcl.net
PageNet Canada phonenumber@pagegate.pagenet.ca
PageOne NorthWest 10digitnumber@page1nw.com
PCS One phonenumber@pcsone.net
Personal Communication sms@pcom.ru (number in subject line)
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Powertel phonenumber@voicestream.net
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Price Communications phonenumber@mobilecell1se.com
Primeco 10digitnumber@email.uscc.net
Primtel phonenumber@sms.primtel.ru
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Qwest 10digitphonenumber@qwestmp.com
RAM Page number@ram-page.com
Rogers AT&T Wireless phonenumber@pcs.rogers.com
Rogers Canada 10digitphonenumber@pcs.rogers.com
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Satelindo GSM phonenumber@satelindogsm.com
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SBC Ameritech Paging (see also American Messaging) 10digitpagernumber@paging.acswireless.com
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SFR France phonenumber@sfr.fr
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Solo Mobile 10digitphonenumber@txt.bell.ca
Southern LINC 10digitphonenumber@page.southernlinc.com
Southwestern Bell number@email.swbw.com
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Sprint PCS 10digitphonenumber@messaging.sprintpcs.com
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SunCom number@tms.suncom.com
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T-Mobile UK phonenumber@t-mobile.uk.net
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Telefonica Movistar phonenumber@movistar.net
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Teletouch 10digitpagernumber@pageme.teletouch.com
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TIM 10digitphonenumber@timnet.com
Tracfone 10digitphonenumber@txt.att.net
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Uraltel phonenumber@sms.uraltel.ru
US Cellular 10digitphonenumber@smtp.uscc.net
US Cellular 10digitphonenumber@email.uscc.net
US Cellular 10digitphonenumber@uscc.textmsg.com
US West number@uswestdatamail.com
Uttar Pradesh Escotel phonenumber@escotelmobile.com
Verizon Pagers 10digitpagernumber@myairmail.com
Verizon PCS 10digitphonenumber@vtext.com
Verizon PCS 10digitphonenumber@myvzw.com
Vessotel phonenumber@pager.irkutsk.ru
Virgin Mobile phonenumber@vmobl.com
Virgin Mobile phonenumber@vxtras.com
Virgin Mobile Canada 10digitphonenumber@vmobile.ca
Vodafone Italy number@sms.vodafone.it
Vodafone Japan phonenumber@c.vodafone.ne.jp
Vodafone Japan phonenumber@h.vodafone.ne.jp
Vodafone Japan phonenumber@t.vodafone.ne.jp
Vodafone UK phonenumber@vodafone.net
VoiceStream / T-Mobile 10digitphonenumber@voicestream.net
WebLink Wiereless pagernumber@airmessage.net
WebLink Wiereless pagernumber@pagemart.net
West Central Wireless phonenumber@sms.wcc.net
Western Wireless phonenumber@cellularonewest.com
Wyndtell number@wyndtell.com
Carrier Email to SMS Gateway
7-11 Speakout (USA GSM) number@cingularme.com
Airtel (Karnataka, India) number@airtelkk.com
Airtel Wireless (Montana, USA) number@sms.airtelmontana.com
Alaska Communications Systems number@msg.acsalaska.com
Aql number@text.aql.com
AT&T Enterprise Paging number@page.att.net
BigRedGiant Mobile Solutions number@tachyonsms.co.uk
Bell Mobility & Solo Mobile (Canada) number@txt.bell.ca
BPL Mobile (Mumbai, India) number@bplmobile.com
Cellular One (Dobson) number@mobile.celloneusa.com
Cingular (Postpaid) number@cingularme.com
Centennial Wireless number@cwemail.com
Cingular (GoPhone prepaid) number@cingularme.com (SMS)
Claro (Brasil) number@clarotorpedo.com.br
Claro (Nicaragua) number@ideasclaro-ca.com
Comcel number@comcel.com.co
Cricket number@sms.mycricket.com (SMS)
CTI number@sms.ctimovil.com.ar
Emtel (Mauritius) number@emtelworld.net
Fido (Canada) number@fido.ca
General Communications Inc. number@msg.gci.net
Globalstar (satellite) number@msg.globalstarusa.com
Helio number@messaging.sprintpcs.com
Illinois Valley Cellular number@ivctext.com
Iridium (satellite) number@msg.iridium.com
Iusacell number@rek2.com.mx
i wireless number.iws@iwspcs.net
Koodo Mobile (Canada) number@msg.koodomobile.com
LMT (Latvia) number@sms.lmt.lv
Meteor (Ireland) number@sms.mymeteor.ie
Mero Mobile (Nepal) 977number@sms.spicenepal.com
MetroPCS number@mymetropcs.com
Movicom (Argentina) number@sms.movistar.net.ar
Mobitel (Sri Lanka) number@sms.mobitel.lk
Movistar (Colombia) number@movistar.com.co
MTN (South Africa) number@sms.co.za
MTS (Canada) number@text.mtsmobility.com
Nextel (United States) number@messaging.nextel.com
Nextel (Argentina) TwoWay.11number@nextel.net.ar
Orange Polska (Poland) 9digit@orange.pl
Personal (Argentina) number@alertas.personal.com.ar
Plus GSM (Poland) +48number@text.plusgsm.pl
President’s Choice (Canada) number@txt.bell.ca
Qwest number@qwestmp.com
Rogers (Canada) number@pcs.rogers.com
SL Interactive (Australia) number@slinteractive.com.au
Sasktel (Canada) number@sms.sasktel.com
Setar Mobile email (Aruba) 297+number@mas.aw
Suncom number@tms.suncom.com
T-Mobile (Austria) number@sms.t-mobile.at
T-Mobile (UK) number@t-mobile.uk.net
Telus Mobility (Canada) number@msg.telus.com
Thumb Cellular number@sms.thumbcellular.com
Tigo (Formerly Ola) number@sms.tigo.com.co
Tracfone (prepaid) number@mmst5.tracfone.com
Unicel number@utext.com
Virgin Mobile (Canada) number@vmobile.ca
Vodacom (South Africa) number@voda.co.za
Vodafone (Italy) number@sms.vodafone.it
YCC number@sms.ycc.ru
MobiPCS (Hawaii only) number@mobipcs.net
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