In most cases, if the number is text-enabled it is possible to send an SMS text message to it. Text messages can be received on most mobile phones as well as some landlines.
Skype can be used to send SMS text messages. Find out how to do it.
The Skype name will be displayed as the sender’s name on the recipient’s device when you send an SMS text message from Skype.
It is possible to change the sender ID of your email messages in order to show your mobile number rather than your Skype name. By doing so, you will be able to get a reply from the recipient of your message on your mobile phone, not on your Skype account.
Ensure that the carrier of someone who is located in the USA supports receiving SMS text messages from Skype before you send them an SMS text message. Sending and receiving SMS text messages via Skype is supported by the following carriers:
Alltel, AT&T, Citicell, Cellular One Dobson, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile USA, Sprint, T-Mobile, Unicel, Southwestern Bell, Nextel, Ntelos, US Cellular®, Verizon Wireless.
Find out how much SMS text messages cost and where they can be sent.
*In countries that are supported.
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