How to Send a Happy Birthday SMS

By Jessica Johnson

Using text messages to send birthday wishes can be a quick and simple way to stay in touch when we are on the go, in a noisy environment, or perhaps in a business meeting. Learning how to send a happy birthday SMS (short message service) is a thoughtful way to let someone know you are thinking of them on their special day.

Things You'll Need

  • Cell phone
  • SMS option

Step 1

Using your cell phone, locate the SMS messaging option. This is usually depicted as an envelop icon.

Step 2

Select the messaging option.

Step 3

Enter the cell phone number of the person to whom you wish to send a happy birthday text message, or select it from your address book.

Step 4

In the text field, using the alphabet keys on your phone, type the words 'Happy Birthday'.

Step 5

Press the send button when you have finished typing your message.

Tips & Warnings

  • You may want to include more than just the words 'Happy Birthday'. Take time to personalize your birthday wishes.

References & Resources