To text a United Kingdom mobile phone from the United States, verify that your phone plan supports international text messaging. Then, dial +44 plus the phone number you want to reach, and send the message as usual.
Call your phone service provider, and verify that your phone can send international text messages. If not, add an international messaging feature pack to your plan.
Open a new text message. In the To field, enter +44 plus the number you want to reach.
Type a text message, and press the Send button.
Text messages can be sent to any Cricket subscriber using an email program and the recipient's 10-digit phone number. Send it to email@example.com, and a Cricket subscriber receives it on his phone.Full Answer >
Text messages are not like voice mails and cannot be retrieved from any other device than the one in which the message was delivered to. This may change as technology advances, but for right now, text messages cannot be viewed from another phone.Full Answer >
Different cell phone carriers have different methods of blocking unwanted texts or phone calls; Metro PCS has Metro Block for $1 a month and Verizon has a free feature called Block Calls and Messages. The owner of the cell phone will have to contact their cell phone carrier and sign up for the service wanted.Full Answer >
According to the New York Times, AT&T saves deleted text messages for up to 72 hours, and in most cases, it is impossible for a consumer to retrieve text messages once they have been deleted. However, AT&T can provide a record of the numbers that sent texts to a particular phone and the numbers that were texted by that phone.Full Answer >