Confirm plans or say hello through short, written messages sent to family or friends.
Text messaging is available on all phones on a pay-per-use basis. For better value, subscribe to a text plan1 and save more.
Send a quick text to friends or check out other text messaging options and features below.
Text to landline messaging
Send a text message from your Bell mobile phone to any landline phone in Canada or the U.S.
Text messages are converted into voice messages, so friends or family members who don't have a mobile phone can listen on a landline.
English and French supported.
Text via Email
Send a text to a friend from your email account.
All Bell Mobility mobile phones have a unique email address: (10 digit mobile phone number)@txt.bell.ca. For example, firstname.lastname@example.org.
To send an email from your phone:
- Type 6245 (MAIL) in the "To" line.
- In the body of the text message, type the email address followed by a space and then type your message.
- When you are done, press Send.
Text from your PC
Text for fun
Enter contests, meet new people, sign up for music updates, news, sports, highlights and more.
(1) Sent text messages include local text messages and exclude international, roaming, alerts, premium text messages/short codes and messages sent with an instant messaging application.
Received messages include local, international, roaming text messages and service-related messages from Bell and exclude premium messages, alerts, or dial up messages.