How to Send Free SMS in Mobiles

by James Page

Many "smart phones," such as the Apple iPhone and Motorola Droid X, allow users to download and install applications that support free and unlimited SMS and text messaging. In addition to SMS and text messaging services, applications such as Handcent SMS and textPlus often include additional, free features such as picture and group messaging.

Open the "App Store" or "Market" on your mobile phone. Click on the App Store icon to open the marketplace, where you'll be able to download applications for SMS messaging.

Click the "Search" option in the marketplace.

Enter a keyword such as "text or "SMS" into the search field.

Click on the available, free SMS application of your choice. Applications such as TextPlus support free SMS messaging serices.

Click on the "Install" button next to the application to begin the download and installation process. You may be asked to choose a username and password to create a profile to send and receive messages.

Click the downloaded application to open it. Using the application, you will be able to select a list of phone numbers from your address book to which to send messages.

About the Author

James Page has been a freelance writer since 2008. He specializes in science-fiction writing and he writes for various online publications. He is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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