Email to SMS

Sending and receiving text messages via email


Why use Email to SMS?

Send TXT messages easily! Enter the mobile number into the "To" section of the email, followed by
Any replies to your messages will be delivered straight back into your email inbox.

Free up your time

Once this simple SMS solution has been intoduced into your daily work flow, you will notice productivity increases instantly. Less time will be spent chasing customers and colleagues, freeing up your time for more intensive tasks.

SMS messages are sent straight to a mobile phone. They are received on-the-go, allowing the recipient to respond quicker than email and with less distraction than a telephone call.

In contact, wherever they are

Text messages are typically answered and responded to within a five minute time frame - it's simple for the mobile phone user and it's as easy as an email from your PC.

The mobile phone can reply to the text message, which you receive in your email inbox!

Get started

Once your account has been activated, you can begin using the service immediately. It's as simple as sending an email, no training required.

  1. Create a new email. In the TO section insert the mobile number to send to. In the email body, insert the text message.
  2. Your email will be delivered as a normal SMS message to the mobile phone.
  3. The mobile phone's reply will be delivered to you as an email.

Most users prefer Email-to-SMS for sending quick messages to mobile phones.

Alternative options include sending broadcast messages using the online dashboard.
For developers, we have API Tools to integrate into software packages.

You can register an unlimited number of email addresses for Email-to-SMS.

You can also optionally register a full domain, eg *

By default, new accounts are limited to a maximum of three-message-parts (459 GSM characters).

You can increase or decrease this via your web dashboard login. See the Sending Longer SMS Messages guide for more information.

A delivery report will be available for you to check the status of a message. A result of 'delivered' means the handset has received the message. You can access delivery reports via the web dashboard.

Efficient and reliable delivery to Vodafone, Spark and 2Degrees, as well as Australia, the United Kingdom and other worldwide mobile networks.

Our SMS Coverage reaches over 75% of the world. We cover 99.7% of Europe, along with 340 networks in 140 countries.

Yes you can now send pictures and/or files through our MessageLink addon service.

MessageLink service allows our customer to send pictures, PDFs and various types of attachments. Submit the files and we will put a short link inside your SMS message then the receivers click to download files - We do all hard work for you!

Check out the Wholesale section for details.

Three easy steps to send Email-to-SMS Messages

Step 1:   Open your Email Client
Supported email clients include Outlook, Thunderbird, Hotmail, Gmail, Xtra, Apple Mail, iOS, Android, Blackberry and more

Step 2:   Email's "To" contains the mobile number

Step 3:   Type the message into the body of the email, then click Send!

Reply Messages:   If the mobile phone replies to the message, it will be delivered to you as an email. You can reply to the email to send a message back to the mobile phone.

Download Guides:   Save PDF guides to your computer

Download PDFHelp Guide - Email to SMS

Download PDFHelp Guide - Email to SMS Broadcasting

Send Electronically

Send messages from your email client or application, including personalisation and message scheduling

Short Code Support

Use our shared short codes for sending and receiving messages. Options to register your own dedicated short code


Report on delivery status, cost centres and Message IDs (for developers)

Receive SMS Replies

Contact mobile phones and receive SMS replies back via email or API


Simple Email-to-SMS integration, as well as full developer integration using REST/HTTP and SOAP APIs



/per month

  • No monthly charges
  • Prepay via credit card online
  • 15c/SMS Part to NZ Mobiles
  • 15c/SMS Part to AU Mobiles
  • 20c/SMS Part to International Mobiles
  • Postpaid

    /per month

  • Monthly Invoicing
  • Credit card, bank transfer or direct debit
  • 10c/SMS Part to NZ Mobiles
  • 10c/SMS Part to AU Mobiles
  • 20c/SMS Part to International Mobiles
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  • Volume Discounts
  • Account Manager
  • Service Customisation
  • Whitelabelling
  • Workflow Automation
  • Departmentalised Billing
  • * Pricing is in New Zealand Dollars excluding GST

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