Almost all mobile networks in the USA and Canada allow you to send an SMS to a mobile phone by sending an email to their email2SMS gateway. To send an email, you’ll need to know the ‘email address’ of the mobile phone. We call the email address of the mobile phone the eMobile address.

Sending an email to an email2SMS gateway is free. Hence, this way of sending SMS has become very popular in the USA. Still, there are advantages and disadvantages of email2SMS gateways.

We’ll discuss below how to create an eMobile address and the advantages and disadvantages of sending an SMS using an email2SMS gateway.

eMobile Format

Email2SMS Gateways

Advantages and Disadvantages

The Quick Start eMobile section explains how to create and use eMobile addresses in the SMS Mac software.