How to Use Email to Text 4

How to Use KidsEmail to Text 2

Did you know that you can get e-mail on your phone? This is a great way for kids to be able to “text” their parents messages and stay in contact without having a cell phone.

All you need to know is your cell phone’s e-mail address, we’ll explain how to figure that out so your kids can e-mail you via text.

Most carriers have “SMS gateways” which take email messages from the Internet and deliver them to their customers cell phones at text messages. You will need to know the recipients phone number as well as what carrier they are using.

For example

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To set this up on your Kids Email account, under the Parent Control login, under Add New Contacts add the Cell Phone Email address as shown above and then the child can start “texting” who you approve. If you have any questions on how to set that up, you can always e-mail us at

Here are the carrier details:

[10-digit phone number]

AT&T Wireless (formerly Cingular)
[10-digit phone number]

For multimedia (picture and video) messages, use [10-digit-number]

Boost Mobile
[10-digit phone number]

Cricket Wireless
[10-digit phone number]

For multimedia messages: [10-digit phone number]

[10-digit phone number]

[10-digit phone number]

Tracfone or Straight Talk
The address varies. Click this link to find out how to discover yours.


Virgin Mobile USA
[10-digit phone number]

Other U.S. and Canadian carriers:

Bell Canada: [10-digit-phone-number]

Centennial Wireless: [10-digit-phone-number]

Cellular South: [10-digit-phone-number]

Cincinnati Bell: [10-digit-phone-number]

Metro PCS: [10-digit-phone-number] or [10-digit-phone-number]

Qwest: [10-digit-phone-number]

Rogers: [10-digit-phone-number]

Suncom: [10-digit-phone-number]

Telus: [10-digit-phone-number]

U.S. Cellular: [10-digit-phone-number]


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About Jennifer McDonnow

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