How to Send a Song Through Text Messaging

By Emmanuelle Douglas

Text messages are used to send quick short messages to people using mobile phones. Depending on your text messaging client, your text messages may have a text limit of 160 characters or less. This type of text message is known as SMS or short messaging services. When using multimedia messaging services text (MMS), you can send multimedia texts that involve photos and movies using the text message platform. While sending a song through text messaging requires using the MMS service, you could send a link to a song using the SMS service.

Text 4 Free

Step 1

Visit the Text 4 Free website. Type the cell phone number of the recipient and click their cell phone carrier in the provided drop-down box.

Step 2

Type a text message in the provided box.

Step 3

Specify how many free message you will send with this service.

Step 4

Select "Choose File" and browse your files for the song you plan to send. Click the song and the "Open" button.

Step 5

Type the validation code and select "Send Messages."

MP3 Tunes

Step 1

Visit the MP3 Tunes website. Locate and select the "Create Free Locker" button. Type a login name and password. Refer to the left task pane and pick one of their account types. Select the "Submit" button. The account is immediately created.

Step 2

Add songs to your account by selecting the "Load Music And Video" link. Click "Run" at the security warning. Select "Find Music Myself" at the next dialog box.

Step 3

Click the "Home" tab and select the "Add Song/Video" green button. Select "Choose File." Browse your files and locate the song that you want to send. Click the song and select the "Open" button. Click "Continue." When prompted, enter details about this uploaded song such as the title, year and artist. Click "Save." The song appears in your song locker.

Step 4

Click the "Player" upper link to advance to your song locker. Right click the newly added song and select "Send To Mobile." Enter the cell phone number that will receive the song. Click "Send."

Outlook 2010

Step 1

Open Microsoft Outlook and click the "Inbox" in the Navigation Pane. In the "To" field, type the cell phone number in its carrier standardized email format. For example, if you want send a message to someone using Verizon, format the number in this format: "1234567890@vtext.com

Step 2

Add your message in the body of the Outlook message. Attach the song by clicking the "Home" tab and the "Attach" button. Search your files and locate the song. Click the song and select "Open."

Step 3

Send the message by clicking the "Send" button.