How to send a SMS from email

To send SMS from email using the GoFax Email to SMS service you require the following:      
  1. An online account with GoFax
  2. Purchased GoFax Send credits
  3. Your email address added as an ‘Allowed SMS Sender’ on your GoFax account 
Email to SMS sending is fast and convenient and SMS can be sent anywhere you have internet or access to email:
  1. Create a new email message in any email application/service, e.g. Outlook® or Gmail™
  2. Enter the mobile number followed by in the To: field (Please note : GoFax will not pick up any mobile numbers in the ‘Cc…’ or ‘Bcc…’ fields).
  3. Enter the SMS message text in the body of the email. You can also use the Subject Line to enter the Text to be sent as SMS (This needs to be enabled, See General SMS Settings)
  4. Click "Send".


  • When using the body of the email to Send SMS, please make sure your email signature is disabled. 
  • A single SMS message is 160 characters, including spaces, or less. If your message is over 160 characters in length, each additional 153 characters or part thereof will be charged as an additional message. See SMS Character Limit.
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