How do I Send an Unknown Text Message?

By John Mitchell

Sending a text message (SMS) to a recipient anonymously can be accomplished easily with a computer, Internet connection and the receiver's cell phone number. This SMS spoofing technique can be used to send a message to a friend, lover or as a secret admirer. Be careful how you use this SMS trick, because the person receiving your messages be may startled or scared. Use discretion and keep in mind personal privacy when sending anonymous text messages.

Step 1

TxtEmNow.com is a free SMS service that allows you to send unknown text messages to whoever you like. You can send messages to recipients inside or outside the United States. Optionally, if you choose, you can identify yourself by name. Leaving the contact name field blank sends a text message as anonymous.

Step 2

TextForFree.net gives you a free option, where anonymous text messaging is possible. This services is heavily supported by advertisements, however, sending a text message takes five easy steps. This site requires you to known the recipient's mobile carrier. If you do not know the carrier, they provide you with a free mobile provider look-up tool. Additionally, they have a sister website for United Kingdom users.

Step 3

FakeMyText advertises and prides itself on being an anonymous mobile text messaging service. When visiting the website, you have the choice to register/login to a free account or send a text message without registration. Sending an anonymous SMS on this service takes three quick steps and you do not need to know the recipient's mobile carrier. All that is required is the cell phone number you are sending to.

Tips & Warnings

  • Sending harnessing or threatening text messages in most legal jurisdictions is unlawful.