Text Messaging

We've compiled text messaging information for Canadian carriers and listed it all below. Please contact us with any questions, comments or corrections you may have.

How Can I Send a Text Message without a Cell Phone?

If you know the cellular provider of the person you would like to message, then you can use either an online form or send a message via email.

Online Form

Using Email

  • Bell: [10-digit phone number]@txt.bell.ca
  • Bell MTS: [10-digit phone number]@text.mtsmobility.com
  • Chatr: [10-digit phone number]@pcs.rogers.com
  • Eastlink: [10-digit phone number]@txt.eastlink.ca
  • Fido: [10-digit phone number]@mms.fido.ca
  • Freedom: [10-digit phone number]@txt.freedommobile.ca
  • Koodo Mobile: [10-digit phone number]@msg.koodomobile.com
  • PC Mobile: [10-digit phone number]@mobiletxt.ca
  • Public Mobile: [10-digit phone number]@msg.telus.com
  • Rogers: [10-digit phone number]@pcs.rogers.com
  • Sasktel: [10-digit phone number]@sms.sasktel.com
  • TBayTel: [10-digit phone number]@pcs.rogers.com
  • TELUS: [10-digit phone number]@msg.telus.com
  • Virgin Mobile: [10-digit phone number]@vmobile.ca
Note: Depending on the carrier, there may be a charge (to the recipient) and/or limit on the size of messages sent via email (it is best to keep them to 140 characters to ensure the recipient receives the entire message). Recipient must be able to receive text messages. Delivery is not guaranteed.