Receive message from mobile phones
In addition to our free SMS reply
service, we also offer Dedicated Inbound Mobile numbers for receiving
SMS text messages. SMS text messages received on a Dedicated Inbound
Number are forwarded to you over the Internet. Unlike our free
SMS reply service, a Dedicated Inbound Number can receive messages from a
previously unknown mobile user. For example, this makes a dedicated inbound
number suitable for use in advertising campaigns.
A Dedicated Inbound Number is a standard 11-digit UK number, it can be access
outside the UK by prefixing the number with +44. UK mainland network
subscriber will be charge their standard network rate for sending a message to
a Dedicated Incoming Number.
SMS messages received on the VME number can be forwarded to you instantly by
the following methods:
Dedicated Inbound Numbers are subject to a rental charge. The minimum rental
period is 3 months. All fees are payable in advance.
As an alternative to a Dedicated Inbound Number we can also offer a keyword on
the shared 5 digit shortcode. The minimum rental period is 3 months. All fees
are payable in advance.
To trial this service, send an SMS message beginning with your username
(followed by space and then your message) to +447786202820.
Received messages will appear in your SMS Inbox, available when you login to
To get your own VME number please contact sales at
firstname.lastname@example.org. VME numbers can usually be set-up within
You can also receive SMS messages using the ActiveSMS software and a GSM Modem