There are times when you want to send some text to someone else's email or when you want your incoming texts to appear in your email inbox. You may not be sure how to do any of these things. No fear! Our handy guide will walk you through both options, whether you're using an iOS or Android device.
How to send a text to someone else's email inbox
This is an incredibly easy process as long as your service plan allows you to send MMS messages (rich in images or data). If you have the simplest SMS plan on hand, you may not be able to send MMS messages. However, instead of hopping around your service provider's website and trying for half an hour to see if your plan includes MMS messages, the quickest way to find out is by running a quick test.
To send a text to an e-mail address, write a text as usual and enter the desired e-mail address in the field in which you would normally enter a phone number. It's that simple. First, send yourself one to see if it works. If so, great. If your text doesn't appear in your inbox after a reasonable amount of time, it is possible that your cellular plan doesn't contain MMS messages. However, this is unlikely.
This is how you forward incoming texts to your e-mail inbox
Do you hate switching between your phone and email all the time to read the messages all day? Do you need to display links from some text on your PC or would you like some or all of your texts to be delivered to your email inbox? We are here to help.
To manually forward one or more texts to your own email inbox, simply select the conversation that has the message you want to forward, then tap and hold the message until you see options. In the menu that appears, tap Forward and enter your email address in the recipient field.
If you want all of your text messages to be sent and automatically received in your email inbox, there are several methods you can use to achieve this – but the easiest way to do it is Android User is downloading and installing the Telephone cord Application from the Google Play Store. All you have to do is enter your forwarding information and you should be ready. You get a free 30-day trial. After that, you have to pay and subscribe to continue using the app.
To manually send personal text messages to your own email inbox, just open the conversation you want to send from the Messages section. Press and hold the message until the options appear on your screen. Then hit More and touch the circle next to the messages you want to deliver. click Forward, and a new MMS screen should appear. From here, enter your email address in the field To Field and choose Send.
Navigate to to receive all incoming text messages that have been forwarded to your email inbox Settings> Messages> Receive At and choose Add an email at the bottom of the screen. Enter the address you want the texts to be sent to and boom! You're done.