how do i recieve cell phone text to email instead of phone?

how do i recieve cell phone text to email instead of cell? through my computer?
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Cesar AracenaPHP EnthusiastCommented:
Hi misslala7777,

You can't unless you either purchase some hardware and software to do that locally (home made) or pay a company that offers that service. There are many companies that will charge you either a monthly fee or (more commonly) a pay-per-messagge fee.

Just google "cell email gateway" and you'll get lots of sites. Most of them will also let you send sms to cellphones by email (the other way around). It is used mostly for advertising, etc.

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Eric BDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
ummm....just purchase an aircard (sierrawireless or whichever your carrier supports) and they usually have the connection manager which contains the proper messaging software (inbox, etc)
The other option is a 3g modem with a software that reads the com port and retrieves incoming sms and then you can do whatever you want with the text
Have you looked into GoogleVoice? I know it gives you a local phone number and will send text messages to e-mail...

MikeIT ProfessionalCommented:
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