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    • Marvqn1
    • By Marvqn1 30th Mar 16, 3:43 PM
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    Send Free Text Message to UK Mobile?
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    • 30th Mar 16, 3:43 PM
    Send Free Text Message to UK Mobile? 30th Mar 16 at 3:43 PM
    What is the best service to send free text messages using a computer to a UK mobile?

    I tried the service afreesms.com by sending a text message to my phone, but I never received the text message. I ensured that I entered the phone number correctly also.
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    • sdduk
    • By sdduk 30th Mar 16, 4:26 PM
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    • 30th Mar 16, 4:26 PM
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    • 30th Mar 16, 4:26 PM
    What is the best service to send free text messages using a computer to a UK mobile?

    I tried the service afreesms.com by sending a text message to my phone, but I never received the text message. I ensured that I entered the phone number correctly also.
    Originally posted by Marvqn1
    Give the link a try not used it myself so don't know anything about them.
    http://www.cbfsms.com/
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    • Marvqn1
    • By Marvqn1 30th Mar 16, 4:28 PM
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    • 30th Mar 16, 4:28 PM
    Give the link a try not used it myself so don't know anything about them.
    http://www.cbfsms.com/
    Originally posted by sdduk
    I tried that service about 10 minutes ago.

    It wouldn't send the text message. It displayed an error about it can't be used with pop-up or banner blocking software. Even though I used it in Firefox and im not even using ad blocking software.

    I don't know why these free text messaging services don't send a message. I also tried mfreesms.com it says the message has been sent, but I never received the text message.
    Last edited by Marvqn1; 30-03-2016 at 4:52 PM.
    • MaryEllen
    • By MaryEllen 17th Oct 16, 12:42 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 12:42 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 12:42 PM
    cbfsms closed down on 2 October 2016. I'm looking for a replacement. Any suggestions?
    • Ian011
    • By Ian011 17th Oct 16, 1:46 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 1:46 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 1:46 PM
    It costs them a small amount of money to send each text message. This can be recovered by serving ads on the webpage, for which they get paid. Margins are so tight that most services do not survive very long.
    • wongawonga
    • By wongawonga 17th Oct 16, 6:47 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 6:47 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 6:47 PM
    cbfsms closed down on 2 October 2016. I'm looking for a replacement. Any suggestions?
    Originally posted by MaryEllen
    Not up to date but might give you some ideas.

    http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/phones/free-text-messages
    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 17th Oct 16, 7:05 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:05 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 7:05 PM
    I thought they had all closed down now
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    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 18th Oct 16, 10:45 AM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 10:45 AM
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    • 18th Oct 16, 10:45 AM
    http://www.fishtext.com/coverage.html

    Register and get 20p of free texts

    after that 1.5p a text
    • wongawonga
    • By wongawonga 19th Oct 16, 8:17 PM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 8:17 PM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 8:17 PM
    http://www.fishtext.com/coverage.html

    Register and get 20p of free texts

    after that 1.5p a text
    Originally posted by ballyblack
    Yes its mentioned in the MSE article i posted a link to . Top up is £5.
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