The email2sms service works in two ways, 'pre defined' and 'open sending'. Using the service in pre defined
mode allows you to setup email addresses which you can give to friends and colleagues. Emails sent to this
address will be relayed to a pre defined mobile number, allowing you to receive emails send to this address
as SMS text messages on your mobile phone.
How does it work?
From your sms2email account you would setup an 'alias' (subject to availability) at the sms2email.com domain,
for example the alias 'fred' would give you the email address 'firstname.lastname@example.org'. Alongside this alias you
will assign the mobile phone number you would like the message to be sent to. When an email is sent to
this address, the first 160 characters of the message will be relayed as an SMS to your mobile phone.
Your account will be charged 1 credit per text
message sent for most locations. Some destinations are charged at higher rates (see click here. to view destinations and charges. You can also auto-forward messages to your normal email address, so that you have a copy of the entire email (subject to size limits of 2MB per email).
Can I have more than one address?
You can set up multiple aliases at the sms2email.com domain. For example you would be able to setup an address
and mobile number for each member of staff in your company making it simple to contact them while out of the
How do I set up an address?
To setup a 'pre defined' email2sms address you first require an sms2email account, to setup an account,
click here. Login to your account and follow the email2sms link.