How Do I Send SMS/Text Reminders to My Students?

If you know the carrier provider of your clients, you can use the instructions below.

The majority of mobile phone carriers in the US already offer email-to-SMS gateway service which lets you send email messages as SMS or text messages.

Just add another email address into your student/parent’s profile with the following format:

T-Mobile
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ t-mobile.net
Example: 1234567890@t-mobile.net

Verizon Wireless
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ vtext.com
Example: 1234567890@vtext.com

Rogers Wireless
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ pcs.rogers.com
Example: 1234567890@pcs.rogers.com

Sprint PCS
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ messaging.sprintpcs.com
Example: 1234567890@messaging.sprintpcs.com

Cingular Wireless
Format: 1 + 10-digit cell phone number @ mobile.mycingular.com
Example: 11234567890@mobile.mycingular.com

AT&T PCS
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ mobile.att.net
Example: 1234567890@mobile.att.net

Bell Atlantic
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ message.bam.com
Example: 1234567890@message.bam.com

Bell Mobility (Canada)
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ txt.bell.ca
Example: 1234567890@txt.bell.ca

Cellular One
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ mobile.celloneusa.com
Example: 1234567890@mobile.celloneusa.com

Comcast
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ comcastpcs.textmsg.com
Example: 1234567890@comcastpcs.textmsg.com

Fido
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ fido.ca
Example: 1234567890@fido.ca

Telus
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ msg.telus.com
Example: 1234567890@msg.telus.com

Cricket Wireless
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ mycricket.com
Example: 1234567890@mycricket.com

Studio Helper’s Programming team has this feature request currently under review in order to further automate this feature for you, and meanwhile the instructions above will work just fine.

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