How Do You Text a UK Mobile Phone From the United States?

To text a United Kingdom mobile phone from the United States, verify that your phone plan supports international text messaging. Then, dial +44 plus the phone number you want to reach, and send the message as usual.

  1. Confirm you have international messaging

    Call your phone service provider, and verify that your phone can send international text messages. If not, add an international messaging feature pack to your plan.

  2. Enter the UK phone number

    Open a new text message. In the To field, enter +44 plus the number you want to reach.

  3. Type your text message

    Type a text message, and press the Send button.