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What is the koodo email address so that someone can send me a SMS message from an email?


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1234567890@msg.telus.com where 123 is the area code and 4567890 is the local phone number You will get the message including sender's email address, subject and body. Tap on the sender's address and you can reply by email. If you reply thru messaging, it will be sent to the sender's email, but for whatever reason, my phone insists that mobile data be ON. Probably goes thru the same channels as MMS.
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Hey Chris 🙂 You can ask your friends to send an email to: 10digitmobilenumber@msg.koodomobile.com (Example: 0001112222@msg.koodomobile.com) or use this link: https://www.koodomobile.com/send-a-message and include their name. Hope this helps! ******************************************** If you see a good answer, give it a star.
Does it work if your phone has a prepaid plan?  I tried to send from gmail to my prepaid phone and I don't receive the SMS.

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Guy wrote:

Does it work if your phone has a prepaid plan?  I tried to send from gmail to my prepaid pho...

It worked for me using both domains. The message to msg.koodomobile.com shows my gmail address as the sender. The one I sent to msg.telus.com shows (999) 999-9999 instead, with my email address in the body of the message.
is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using xxxxxxxxxx@msg.koodomobile.com... the telus address seems to be working though...
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Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Yeah. The Koodo address has been dead for quite a while, but the Telus one works.
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Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

The koodo address still works for me, although there is a delay of several minutes.
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Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

the Koodo address still works, but it is mapped differently compared to the TELUS one. Messages sent/received with the Koodo address are treated as picture messages (rather than SMS), therefore cellular data must be enabled to use it.
Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Cellular data needs to be enabled to receive a text message!?  Doesn't that defeat the purpose of SMS text messages?    So the answer is NO, Koodo doesn't support sending text messages via email.    
Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Both the Koodo and Telus addresses are dead.  Look for another cell provider.
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Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Telus address still works for me. YMMV
[quote=Alezis]is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using https://mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...[/quote - "Koodo’s Send a Message service is no longer offered. However, we’ve still got you covered since all our plans now include unlimited messaging."  For my use case (SPOT emergency GPS notifications) which relay on an email to SMS gateway looks like there's no coverage.
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Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Just tested it and it came through immediately. Although I am on postpaid so that may make a difference (although it shouldn't from what I know). Are you using your 10 digit phone number@msg.telus.com?
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Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

I am on prepaid. Sending to the Koodo address also works with some delay, but as noted it is formatted as MMS, which requires you to activate data (it doesn't count against data allowances, but any background activity on your device will).
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is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Allan, Ray: thanks for jumping in and helping!  Much appreciated.

I'm sending email to: ##########@msg.telus.com - triple confirmed and tried again - 10 digit koodo phone number@msg.telus.com 

Nothing yet, and no bounced email either... you guys have given me hope that it might work. Not giving up yet!
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is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Have kept testing.  

Using a gmail.com address to send to ##########@msg.telus.com and it worked!  Came through immediately as Ray described above. 

Looks like Telus may be blocking email send from my own email address for some reason.   I also had a 3rd party also send email to ...@msg.telus.com and got the SMS text message as well. 

Thank you Allan and Ray.  I would have given up if you guys didn't chime in!

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Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Glad it's working! Out of curiosity what is the domain of the email that isn't working for you? Is it your own custom domain?
Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Allan: My own domain, has it since 1996. Have SPF TXT records in the DNS so haven't had any issues with getting flagged as spam (until now it seems).
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Alezis wrote:

is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

Your personal domain may not be whitelisted on Koodo or Telus servers. There have been some stories about SMS forwarding or SMS creation sites being blacklisted as well, seemingly as a spam prevention measure.
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is this still working ? I'm not able to send sms over email using [url=mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@msg...

@msg.telus.com is no longer working for me - SMS from SPOT emergency locator, my alarm company, gmail.com email account don't get through.

Does anyone know of an alternative pre-paid mobile provider that does have email to SMS text that consistently works?   

It's rather important that I can get SMS from alarms and emergency locators on my mobile phone.
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TELUS works fine without data enabled and with very little delay, (prepaid). (Mobile data enabled), received this message from Koodo: 

"[i]Your message couldn't be delivered. The Domain Name System (DNS) reported that the recipient's domain does not exist. Contact the recipient by some other means (by phone, for example) and ask them to tell their email admin that it appears that their domain isn't properly registered at their domain registrar. Give them the error details shown below. It's likely that the recipient's email admin is the only one who can fix this problem".

No surprise there as they, Koodo, have indicated the service is no more. Not sure how Ray is getting through though. 
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rikkster wrote:

TELUS works fine without data enabled and with very little delay, (prepaid). (Mobile data enabled...

I got mine instantly from@msg.koodomobile.com as well. Although like I said, am on postpaid.
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rikkster wrote:

TELUS works fine without data enabled and with very little delay, (prepaid). (Mobile data enabled...

Thanks Allan, it did end up working with gmail almost instantaneously, with data enabled.
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rikkster wrote:

TELUS works fine without data enabled and with very little delay, (prepaid). (Mobile data enabled...

The send a message service which is no longer available is the one that allowed people to send a text message via a page on koodo's website.
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rikkster wrote:

TELUS works fine without data enabled and with very little delay, (prepaid). (Mobile data enabled...

On Jan 19, 2018 using ##########@msg.telus.com works almost instantly using both gmail and yahoo as sending addresses from a desktop mac.

Email sent anywhere from phone also works as long as wifi is enabled. But if I am remote and use mobile data, mail to telus addresses often fails.

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