Textfree (free txt msging)

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  1. arikado

    arikado New Member

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    Okay, can somebody explain to me how THIS:
    http://appshopper.com/utilities/textfree-unlimited
    ..is possible?

    If it were possible, lets say you text a friend. And they reply, does it seriously go straight to your ipod/iphone? How?

    Also, it says US, could i technically txt Canadians?


    Free txt msging, dude that is insane.
  2. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    You receive texts as Email notifications apparently. People on the receiving end still get charged for the text messages. I imagine its like how Google and AIM does texting and how you can Text/IM people from your buddy list if their mobile number is what you have.
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    mogey16816 New Member

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    Yes it works. I have Infinite SMS, which goes through your gmail account, and I can send and receive text messages via my ipod. Plus, it was a one time fee of $0.99 and now i have free texting!!!
  4. arikado

    arikado New Member

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    Few questions:

    1) How do you recieve txt? By that i mean, how do your friends txt you (find out iPods/gmail's number? Or is it only by reply?

    2) How do you pay off the .99 fee?

    3) I'm canadian. Can I txt other canadians?
  5. Tylertut

    Tylertut New Member

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    1-it gives you a number for your ipod that people can text to

    2- you just buy it in the app store

    3-im not to sure, i couldnt find anything that said you couldnt
  6. K_R_A_V_E_N

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    this is how i text from my iPod its the fastest and most reliable way.

    take someones number and type it in 5556667789@ then the text server for the company example verizon would be 5556667789@vtext.com
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    Sorry.. I think its US only
    Theres also AIM's attempt at free texting Here
    It includes texting to canada though
  8. mogey16816

    mogey16816 New Member

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    It gives you a special number, completely separate from any of your phones. And why wouldn't it work in canada? I mean, using a US number you can text canadians. I don't see why this app wouldn't work.
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    Googles service only works in the US blame google for it not working in canada xD
  10. arikado

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    My friend downloaded Infinite SMS, and we tried txting to my phone (im in canada). It said something about how the server isnt provided or something like that.

    Bummer -______-

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