How to Text a Virgin Mobile Phone From the Internet

By Stephen Ip

Virgin Mobile is a provider of prepaid wireless service in the United States and other countries around the world. By offering prepaid wireless plans at affordable prices, Virgin Mobile has become popular with users looking for wireless service without the hassle of long-term contracts and monthly bills. In addition to voice service, Virgin Mobile also offers plans that include text messaging service. Text messages can be sent to Virgin Mobile phones from another mobile phone or from the internet via email.

Step 1

Open a web browser and log on to your email account. Text messages can be sent to Virgin Mobile phones from most email services around the world.

Step 2

Click "New Message" or "Compose Mail" to create a new email message.

Step 3

Type your message in the "Message" field of the new email.

Step 4

Enter "" in the "To" field of the message, where "phonenumber" is a Virgin Mobile wireless number. Be sure to include the area code of the phone number.

Step 5

Click "Send" to send the text message to the Virgin Mobile phone.

Tips & Warnings

  • The message in the "Message" field should be 140 characters or less. Messages over 140 characters will be sent as multiple messages.
  • The "Subject" field of the email message is optional for sending text messages via email.
  • While you will not be charged for sending text messages via email, the recipient of your messages will be charged at their regular text messaging rates.