Setting up your cellular/mobile phone to receive email alerts
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 firstname.lastname@example.org/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 email@example.com.
|Carrier||Cell Phone Number Format||Message Length|
|AT&T Wirelessfirstname.lastname@example.org||160 chars for message. Subject length restriction is not provided by AT&T|
|Nextelemail@example.com||126 characters for message|
|Sprint||PCS firstname.lastname@example.org||160 characters for message|
|T-Mobileemail@example.com||160 characters for message|
|Verizon Wirelessfirstname.lastname@example.org||140 characters for message|
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.