Support: Text Messaging

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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:

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