Text messaging is a fun and simple way to stay connected with friends and family in Canada, US and in over 160 countries around the world.
Sending text messages from your TELUS phone, PC or Mac is fast and easy. Just choose a phone number, type a short message, press 'send'.
From your TELUS phone, you can send a text messages to:
From your PC or Mac, send free2 text messages to any TELUS phone using TELUS' Send a Message portal3.
No monthly commitment. Pay for every text message sent and received. See pricing table.
Add any of these messaging packages to your monthly rate plan, and text with family and friends for less:
Not available with pre-paid service.
1 From your phone, you can send text messages to any wireless number in Canada and US, and to the following international destinations.
2 The option of sending text messages from a TELUS phone to email is available on picture & video messaging capable phones, by sending to email addresses as a picture & video message.
3 Text messages sent from your PC or Mac, using Send a Message telusmobility.com web portal are free of charge for the sender.
Terms and Conditions
Pay per use
Please refer to the pay per use pricing table. Premium messages are not included in the pay per use prices and are extra.
The charge for sending/receiving text messages is included in the price of monthly text packages: Text messaging packages, Feature packages, International text messaging packages, International roaming pass, Prepaid messaging packages; and if text messaging is chosen as an option, the charge is included in the price of the following monthly rate plans: Clear Choice™ Voice and Data Plans, Clear Choice™ Voice Plans, Clear Choice™ BlackBerry® Plans.
Pay per use prices (see pricing table) apply if you exceed the number of sent/received text messages allocated in your monthly subscription. Please check plan details.
Roaming and international charges
With the exception of subscribers to International text messaging packages, International roaming pass, roaming and international charges are not included in any other text messaging package or monthly rate plan, and will be charged on pay per use basis, as follows:
In addition to the charge for sending/receiving text messages that is included in the price of either your monthly text package or monthly rate plan subscription (see Monthly subscription):
Prepaid subscribers: roaming services are available only on Prepaid messaging packages.
|Sending pay per use text messages||To|
|A Canadian Phone Number||An International Phone Number (includes U.S. Phone Numbers)|
|Outside of Canada (includes U.S. and International)||60¢||60¢|
Rate for receiving text messages while in Canada is 30¢/message.
Rate for receiving text messages while outside of Canada is 60¢/message.
TELUS maintains a stringent spam filtering system and will continue to protect you against these unsolicited types of text messages. If you receive an unwanted text message, forward it to 7726 with the word SPAM in the body and we will adjust your bill. No questions asked. That’s our TELUS Spam Free Guarantee.