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Lisa Thompson
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Username: Middybird1

Post Number: 1
Registered: 05-2006
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 - 06:59 pm:   

Im just wondering, i want to text my cousin in Denver Colorado and i live in Manchester England, how do i do this or what number do i prefix my cousins number with to text?

Thanks :-)}}
Bryce Norwood - NowSMS Support
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Username: Bryce

Post Number: 5966
Registered: 10-2002
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2006 - 08:56 pm:   

Hi,

This is the support forum for the Now SMS/MMS Gateway software product, so I can only provide you with limited info.

Basically, you should be able to text them using the same phone number format that you would use to call them.

That said, I use "+" when adding phone numbers into my phone (instead of "00" that you would use in Europe, or "011" that you would use in the US). So a US number would have the format +1xxxxxxxxxx ... a UK number the format +44xxxxxxxxxxx.

As for whether or not the message gets through, it depends on whether or not your mobile operator and your cousin's have SMS interoperability with each other. If cousin is on a major operator (as opposed to a smaller regional US operator), then chances are good that there is connectivity.

-bn
Lisa Thompson
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Username: Middybird1

Post Number: 2
Registered: 05-2006
Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 07:29 pm:   

thank you so much, i texted my cousin and she's just rang me:-)

thanks a million

Lisa

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