Send SMS text messages from Yahoo Mail

Don't have access to your phone, but need to text someone? Use Messenger in Mail to send SMS text messages to your friends.

Sending SMS text messages in Yahoo Mail

In Messenger in Mail:

  1. Mouse over an online contact | click the Messenger options icon Three horizontal dots..
  2. Select New SMS.
    - Only available for contacts with phone numbers.
  3. Enter your message in the bottom box.
    - There is a maximum of 143 characters allowed.
  4. Press Enter on your keyboard to send the message.

  Did you know? Only contacts using a supported Yahoo wireless carrier and country can receive SMS text messages.

Multimedia Messages

In order to send an image or video by SMS, you'll need to use Yahoo Messenger 11.5.

  Learn more: See our help article about sending files or photos in Yahoo Messenger.

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