Help & Frequently Asked Questions
Most mobile networks/operators require the recipient of the sms to activate “email-to-sms” / “mail2sms” capability of his mobile phone in order for this free sms service to work.
You should be able to find instructions about mail2sms activation on your provider’s website or by contacting them directly. We are researching this and will be adding information in the future. If you know details on the mail2sms activation for your local mobile operator supported by our website, please send us an email.
Bulgaria, Globul - Send SMS with content OPEN to number 1552
Bulgaria, M-Tel - Visit M-Tel Email To SMS
Malaysya, Celcom - The service is available only for 013 and 019 customers. Up to 10 messages per day from our website.
Croatia, T-Mobile - Send SMS with content SMS MAIL to number 200.
Germany, Vodafone D2 - Send SMS with content OPEN to number 3400
Germany, T-Mobile - Send SMS with content OPEN to number 8000
Germany, O2 - Send SMS with content +OPEN to number 6245
Germany, E-Plus - Send SMS with content START to number 7676245
Greece, Cosmote - Send SMS with content OPEN to number 5000
Kenya, Safaricom - Send SMS with content EMAIL ON to number 123
Netherlands, T-Mobile - Send SMS with content EMAIL ON to number 555
UK, O2 - Send SMS with content ON to number 212
Do I need to register to send free SMS messages?
You do not have to register to send free SMS but if you register you will get access to many useful options like: phonebook, history of sent messages etc. Registration is free!
Is it really free for the SMS sender?
Yes, all services at this website are free!
Is it really free for the SMS recipient?
Yes. Some providers do charge for receiving SMS if the recipient sends a confirmation SMS.
How do I put recipient's mobile phone number?
Recipient's mobile phone number should be entered in right format according to the requirements of the mobile operator. Our SMS software automatically fills in the required country code and operator/area code, if needed. You have to enter the mobile number of the recipient after them.
Where do you deliver free SMS?
Almost everywhere. The list of supported countries and operators is changing constantly.
I tried to send SMS the recipient says that sending failed
Try again. Try entering the mobile number of the recipient with and without zero at the beginning. If it doesn't help that probably means that the operator does not support free mail2sms gateway anymore. Please report such SMS errors here report SMS errors
I sent SMS to a friend; can he/she reply me?
This function will be available soon.
Are new updates/countries/operaters coming soon?
Send-SMS-Now.com’s database expands frequently. New options, countries and mobile operators will be released in the next weeks. We are working on adding as many networks as we can so that we can have the largest coverage for free sms. Watch this site to stay up-to-date with all the latest developments!
If you find a free sms mail2sms gateway that works let us know and we will update the details in the networks list.
How can I suggest a new free SMS mail2sms gateway?
Comments and suggestions for improvements appreciated. If your own network is not included and you know the email to SMS gateway (ask your provider) let us know and we will add it for you.
How often can I send free SMS?
You can send up to 10 free SMS text messages per day from the same IP address. Also, the number of messages to the same phone number sent by different users cannot exceed 10 texts per day.
May I send bulk SMS/ multiple SMS
Yes, you can send SMS to your customers or subscribers if they have opted to receive this information from you via SMS.
BUT! If you're sending SMS to strangers, unsolicited, your account will be terminated. If you are sending huge amounts of SMS, your IP might be banned for sending SMS!
Please review our terms and conditions. If you are using Send-SMS-Now to send SPAM, your account will be terminated immediately and you will reported to the appropriate authorities in your country of residence.
My account was terminated and my IP was banned for sending SMS, why?
If you are sending huge amounts of SMS, your IP might be banned for sending SMS! If you're sending SMS to strangers, unsolicited, your account will be terminated.
I receive unwanted messages from Send-SMS-Now
Please contact us with a short email describing your complaint.
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