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I have a prepaid plan on my phone, so it costs money each time I send or receive a SMS. Is there a way for me to send and receive SMS through the Internet rather than through my mobile carrier? There used to be a service called Teleflip that sounded pretty promising.

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closed as off topic by random Oct 14 '12 at 1:26

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Get a Google Voice number if you're in the USA. You can text for free with it.

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Here is a site I just looked up: I tried sending an SMS to my cellphone and it worked.

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