Reference: Sending Email to Mobile Devices

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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, 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.

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


Cell Phone Number Format

Message Length


160 characters - From, Message, Call Me Back At phone number and Subject

AT&T Wireless

110 chars for message. Subject length restriction is not provided by AT&T


140 characters for message

Sprint PCS

160 characters for message


140 characters for message

Verizon Wireless

160 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:

  • sms2email will "relay" email to a pre defined mobile number, allowing you to receive emails sent to this address as SMS text messages on your mobile phone.
  • 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).