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Send a text message
You can send a text message in the following ways.
Text messaging options
You can send text messages to most landlines in Canada and the U.S. Your text message is converted to a voice message for your recipient. If they reply, you receive a text message with a toll-free number and a four-digit PIN so you can listen to their response.
You can send text messages to other mobile phones or email accounts (certain phones only). For North America destinations, dial the 10-digit phone number. For International destinations, see International Text Messaging.
You can send a text message of up to 260 characters from the TELUS Mobility Web site to any TELUS Mobility phone. Go to the Send a Message page and follow the on-screen instructions.
You have two other options for sending a text message: