Secrets to sending emails when on the go with your smartphone using only text.

Keep reading to learn how to send email alerts to your text message on your phone and even forward emails automatically too.

If you have a smartphone, there are many more ways to contact someone than just texting. You can use your phone to send an email via text message too! But why would you do this? Is it even possible? Yes, it is! Read on for some helpful tips and tricks to make the process easier and more effective.


To send an email through a text message on your phone:

Open your texting app on your phone.

In the recipient field, enter an email address where you would normally type in a phone number.

Write your message as normal and send it. Your cell phone provider will convert your message into an email.


I know it sounds too easy but with modern smart phones and phones services, text to email is by default a built-in option. If your phone carrier does not offer this feature standard, ask a out getting it added to your existing phone plan.

Sending a Text Message Via Email


To send someone a text message via email, you’ll need to know two things:

  1. Their 10-digit phone number
  2. Their wireless provider

The email address you’ll use will be their 10-digit phone number “at” their wireless provider’s texting domain name. You should be able to find the texting domain name on the wireless provider’s website. Here are some of the most popular providers’ texting domain names:

  • AT&T: [number]
  • Sprint: [number] or [number]
  • T-Mobile: [number]
  • Verizon: [number]
  • Boost Mobile: [number]
  • Cricket: [number]
  • Metro PCS: [number]
  • Tracfone: [number]
  • U.S. Cellular: [number]
  • Virgin Mobile: [number]

Get important emails as a text message or alert on your phone. 


This is a lifesaver for many and can help our customers find their email alerts about shipments.

This video provides a helpful solution to set up a filter for messages to come to your text messaging from email.