How to Send an Ecard to a Cell Phone

By Louise Balle

You can send an e-card to a user's Internet-enabled cell phone.
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An e-card is a fun and simple way to send greetings to a loved one. The card contains text and images that express your feelings or thoughts in an electronic format rather than a printed paper. If you would prefer to send your e-card directly to your recipient's cell phone, you have to make sure that your recipient has the ability to access the Internet on his hand-held device.

Create E-card

Create your e-card using Evite. Choose an Evite template consistent with your occasion under the "Choose Occasion" drop-down box, such as a birthday, congratulations, or basic "thinking of you" card. Add your text and send the finished card to your email account. You'll receive a URL link to the card.

Use Ezilon to create your e-card. Choose your design and then click "Personalize and Send" to add your personal touch to the card. Type in your message and add music if you'd like. Enter your own contact information as the recipient so that you can retrieve a link to the card to forward it to your friend's phone. This service offers static and animated cards for free.

Use Blue Mountain's e-card service to create your e-card. Select a birthday, holiday, or everyday occasion from the list of available templates. Select the option to "Send through email" and create an account. Add your customization options to the card then send it to your email address.

Send to Cell Phone

Retrieve the link to the e-card you wish you send from your email address. Compose a new message in your email account and paste the link into your text box.

Enter the recipient's cell phone number, followed by the "@" sign and the email extension for sending a message through his cell phone provider. Each provider has a different email extension (eee Resources for a listing). For instance, if a T-Mobile customer's cell phone number is 212-555-1212, the email address is

Send the e-card email to your recipient. He will receive the link as a text message. He can click the message to load it on his cell phone.