Here's the lowdown on how to use SMS with a Verizon phone.
Last updated 7/2/2008
- Maximum message length: 160 characters, including the sender's email address, subject line, and callback number
- What happens to longer messages: Everything after the 160th character will be cut off and discarded
- Cost per message: 15 cents for each text message you send or receive, 25 cents for picture and video messages ("PIX and FLIX" messages) -- or less, if you sign up for an "IN Messaging" package, starting at $10/month for 500 messages.
More information: Verizon TXT Messaging FAQ
Sending email to a Verizon phone: Use the address format [10-digit-number or vtext nickname]@vtext.com. Example: firstname.lastname@example.org or Sam@vtext.com