Send a text message by email

How to use an email account to send a text message

Use your email to send a text message

Send a text message using your email account by adding @msg.telus.com to the end of the 10 digit phone number you want to text. (e.g. your friends mobile number is 555-123-4567, you would send your email to 5551234567@msg.telus.com )

Note:

  • The person receiving the text will not be able to reply back directly to the text message so be sure to include your contact information in the text message
  • The person receiving the email to text message will see the sender's number as 1+999-999-9999
  • The senders email address will be displayed in the first line of text message

Sending texts via the telus.com website

The ability to send text messages via the telus.com website has been discontinued as of September 30, 2015. TELUS is continually enhancing our communication technology, as a result, we focus our resources on products and services that matter most to our customers.

Alternative options to sending texts via the telus.com website

  • Send a text message using your email account by adding @msg.telus.com to the end of the 10 digit phone number you want to text. (e.g. your friends mobile number is 555-123-4567, you would send your email to 5551234567@msg.telus.com )
  • From a mobile phone
  • Text to landline
  • Other online vendors and third party service (eg. Skype)
    Note: Charges may apply

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