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How do you send free text messages from your computer?

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To send a text message from a computer, use an instant messenger that supports SMS messaging, such as Yahoo! or AOL Instant Messenger. You can also send a text from your computer using online tools provided on websites like OnlineTextMessages.com and Textem.net.

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How do you send free text messages from your computer?
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Online messengers such as Yahoo! Messenger and AIM provide SMS features that allow you to send text messages using the computer program. Simply type in the phone number of the desired recipient, type the message, and then click the send. The application delivers the message to the mobile phone associated with the number entered. The response then arrives through the instant messenger. These services are compatible with most major cell phone service carriers.

To send a text message from a computer using tools on websites designed for the purpose, enter the required information into the appropriate areas of the provided form, including the number of the desired recipient, along with the message you wish to send. Click send to deliver the message. In some cases with these tools, it is impossible to receive a response to the text message you send. However, some websites give you the option to provide your email address for the delivery of a response.

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