Frequently-Asked Questions : Alerts

Sending an alert to your phone as a text message

Text messages can be sent to any mobile phone capable of receiving text messages. The system sends all messages in an email format, so you will have to use a text message email address. The standard formats are listed below:

- AT&T –
- Verizon –
- T-Mobile –
- Sprint PCS -
- Virgin Mobile –
- US Cellular –
- Nextel -
- Boost -
- Alltel –

Cell number in all of the above cases is in the format 8015551234 with no dashes, hyphens or spaces.