Despite the fact that just about everyone can read their email on their smartphone, there may be times and situations when you’d like to send a short email as a text.
This is particularly useful if you’re emailing a non-smartphone user, need to send a text when you’re away from your phone, or want to use a text for branding purposes. Professionals tend to pay far more attention to texts than emails, so it can be a powerful communication strategy.
The process works via an email to SMS gateway. As long as you know the phone number of the recipient in question — and the name of their service provider — it’s easy to locate an appropriate gateway address for forwarding your message. Here is everything you need to know about how to send a text from your email account.