What is "Text Message E-mail Address?"

What is "Text Message E-mail Address?"

Megan Sullivan

Many mobile phone carriers allow you to send text messages to a mobile phone via an e-mail address. This is how CoConstruct sends text message notifications for builders and trade partners.

Here is an up-to-date (as best as we know) list of how to format the text message e-mail address for a number of carriers:

 

US and Canada

Carrier Format
AT&T 10digitphonenumber@txt.att.net
Bell 10digitphonenumber@txt.bell.ca
Boost Mobile 10digitphonenumber@myboostmobile.com
Cellular One 10digitphonenumber@mobile.cellularoneusa.com
CenturyTel 10digitphonenumber@centurytel.net
Cricket Wireless 10digitphonenumber@mms.cricketwireless.net 
Google Fi 10digitphonenumber@msg.fi.google.com
Koodo 10digitphonenumber@msg.koodomobile.com
Metro PCS 10digitphonenumber@mymetropcs.com
Ntelos 10digitphonenumber@pcs.ntelos.com
Qwest 10digitphonenumber@qwestmp.com
Rogers Wireless 10digitphonenumber@pcs.rogers.com
Sprint 10digitphonenumber@messaging.sprintpcs.com
Sprint Nextel 10digitphonenumber@messaging.nextel.com
T-Mobile 10digitphonenumber@tmomail.net
Telus 10digitphonenumber@msg.telus.com
US Cellular 10digitphonenumber@email.uscc.net
Verizon 10digitphonenumber@vtext.com
Virgin Mobile 10digitphonenumber@vmobl.com

 

Australia

Carrier Format
Blue Sky Frog 9digitphonenumber@blueskyfrog.com
Optus Mobile 9digitphonenumber@optusmobile.com.au

For other carriers in Australia, because the senders of text messages pay for the messages (rather than the recipients, like in the US, Canada, and some other countries), you need an intermediary service to deliver the text messages for you.

Because the way CoConstruct's text messages are sent from our system via email, most of these intermediary services in Australia are unable to be configured to accept our text message emails.

We do offer an optional add-on text messaging service for Australian customers. Contact Support to learn more about that service.

 

New Zealand

(replace x with your phone number, without the 0)
Carrier Format
Vodaphone 64xxxxxxxx@mtxt.co.nz

 

United Kingdom

Carrier Format
AQL phonenumber@text.aql.com
O2 phonenumber@mediamessaging.o2.co.uk
Orange phonenumber@orange.net
T-Mobile phonenumber@t-mobile.uk.net 
Virgin Mobile phonenumber@vxtras.com
Vodaphone phonenumber@vodafone.net

 

If you don't see your carrier listed here, a quick Google search should turn up the info you need.

Text messaging fees may apply from the mobile phone carriers. Check with them if you have questions about their fees.

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