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Commonly used Email to SMS text gateway formats

(Note) Can be used for Voicemail Notification or alerts using SMART (StarCenter Monitoring Alerting & Reporting Tool)

Notification that a voicemail has been received can be achieved by setting the Email/Pager/Cell Phone option. For SMART alerts add an address per below. (Note) sending notification to a cell phone using text messaging (SMS), differs for each mobile provider. A common list of providers is provided below. However Star2Star cannot guarantee the functionality with a third party device. Contact your mobile provider to ensure that your device supports this feature and to verify the correct format. Please be aware that this is not a free service unless it is included in your mobile plan.

Mobile Service Providers–Email to SMS Gateways (Cell Phone Text Message Alerts)

  • AT&T Use the format number@txt.att.net
  • T-Mobile USA Use the format number@tmomail.net
  • Verizon Wireless Use the format number@vtext.com
  • Sprint PCS Use the format number@messaging.sprintpcs.com
  • Sprint PCS - Short Mail Use the format number@sprintpcs.com
  • Alltel Use the format number@message.alltel.com
  • Bellsouth Use the format number@bellsouth.cl
  • Cincinnati Bell Use the format number@gocbw.com
  • US Cellular Use the format number@email.uscc.net
  • Virgin Mobile USA Use the format number@vmobl.com
  • Metro PCS Use the format number@mymetropcs.com
  • Metro PCS Use the format number@mymetropcs.sms.us

(Note) ensure you enter the correct format for your cell phone. Entering the number alone will not work

Additional formats may be available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_SMS_gateways

 

 

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