Setting up your cellular/mobile phone to receive email alerts

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Summary

Cellular phone carriers in the United States offer customers an easy way to send an email text message. Most mobile phone carriers assign an email address to the cellphone in the form phonenumber@carrier.com/net, as outlined in the chart below.


WebWatchBot can be configured to send email alerts to your cellular mobile phone just as easily as it can send an email alert to your regular email account.


US Mobile Phone Carriers

Find your cellular mobile phone carrier below, substitute your phone number with "0001112222". For example, if your cellular mobile phone number is 520-555-1212, and your cellular mobile phone carrier is Nextel, then your email address is 5205551212@page.nextel.com.


Carrier Cell Phone Number Format Message Length
AT&T Wireless 0001112222@txt.att.net 160 chars for message. Subject length restriction is not provided by AT&T
Nextel 0001112222@page.nextel.com 126 characters for message
Sprint PCS 0001112222@messaging.sprintpcs.com 160 characters for message
T-Mobile 0001112222@tmomail.net 160 characters for message
Verizon Wireless 0001112222@vtext.com 140 characters for message


Click here to send a message to a cellular mobile phone

International Users - Non-US

The following is a short list of Email to SMS services that you can use to send email alerts to your SMS enabled phone or device:

TextMagic sets up an email address with their domain. You send an email to that email address and the message is relayed to your mobile number.

Free SMS Text allows you to send 10 free SMS text messages every day (visit site for details).

StreetData (Australia) provides an email to SMS gateway service for Austrailia.