Text-to-Landline Service

Want to text enable your business phone? Our text-to-landline service lets you send and receive SMS text messages from your existing number!

  • Keep your current landline or VoIP number
  • No need to make any changes to your voice service
  • Send texts to groups or have two-way conversations
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Text-to-Landline Service for Businesses

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What Is Text-to-Landline?

Text-to-landline is a service that allows you to engage with your customers via text message using a phone number you already have. It can be set up in three easy steps.

1. Enter Your Number

We can text enable your existing landline number if your customers are already familiar with it. It only takes a few minutes. Just enter it into SimpleTexting and our team will reach out to confirm you’re the owner.

2. Send a Message

Send out your first group message or chat 1-on-1 with customers. From sales texts to fielding customer service questions, begin to communicate with your audience in a way that serves your needs and theirs!

3. Manage Replies

When your customers start to text you, you’ll want to be sure to answer in a timely fashion. Sort and respond to messages directly from your desktop inbox or on the go with the SimpleTexting mobile app for iOS and Android.

How to Text-Enable Your Landline

People ignore calls and delete voicemails. That's why your business needs to use a landline texting service. Here's how to set it up.



Follow along with our on-demand demo to learn how to text-enable your number. It only takes two steps: enter your number and verify your ownership. We’ll take care of the rest.

How is possible to send a text message from a landline? Good question.

Every landline has text and voice functions. There are separate and can be handled by different companies. In other words, our text message landline service allows you to activate your number’s texting abilities without affecting your voice service.

Once it’s set up, you can use your landline for business texting or SMS marketing!





Why Text-Enable Your Landline?

Customers want to be able to text your business. And according to the latest text marketing research, they're probably already trying to!

68%

According to the latest text marketing research, 68% of consumers say texting is the activity that they’re most engaged with on their phones throughout the day.

45%

Over 45% of consumers value two-way conversations, and think having the capability to text businesses back is useful, including 43% of Gen X respondents.

61%

61% of businesses and marketers surveyed are increasing their text marketing budgets. The ability to text your business’s landline will soon be expected!

What Happens If You Text a Landline?

Customers may already be trying to text your number. If you don't have text-to-landline setup, you're missing out on business.



If your landline isn’t text-enabled, nothing will happen if you text it! Customers who text your business expecting a response will be left wondering if they’re being ignored.

When you send a message to a text-enabled landline, your message will go to an inbox where it can be received, sorted, annotated, and assigned to a team member for a response!

Instead of going to a specific device, a text-enabled landline can be managed from a computer, tablet, cellphone, anything with internet access!






Why Choose SimpleTexting for Text-to-Landline?

SimpleTexting gives you all the tools you need to build and grow your small business, increase revenue, and exceed expectations.


Group Texting

In addition to chatting one-on-one, you can also send messages to groups of up to about 200 people at once! And don’t worry about spam, this is the only type of group message without reply all.

Multiple Numbers

With our multi-number feature, you can assign teammates their own number making sure messages get to the right person. As an admin, you can check in on inboxes and jump in to provide assistance if needed.

Smart Inbox

Our text-to-landline inbox makes it easy manage all your customer communication. Assign, snooze, annotate, and sort conversations based on time waiting, or time received!

Custom Templates

Create templates for some of your most frequently used text messages. Save time and avoid the need to scour previous conversations just to copy and paste.

Share Photos And Files

Your messages aren’t just limited to text. Share photos, files, and other rich media with your customers through MMS (multimedia messaging service).

Schedule Messages

Have messages that you know you need to send days, weeks, even months in advance? With our scheduling feature you can set it and forget it.

Frequently Asked Questions About Text-Enabling Landline Numbers

Here are some of the most common queries we receive from customers about landline texting for business.


Can I use my existing landline for text messaging?

Yes! We can text-enable business phones every day. You can use your current 10-digit number, even if it’s a landline or VoIP. If your business needs an additional number, we can get you set up with a new local number of your choice or a toll-free number.
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No. Text-enabling your landline or existing phone number will not impact your voice service in any way. You’ll still receive calls as usual, but texts can be sent and received from SimpleTexting.
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Yes! With a 10-digit landline number you can text groups as large as ~200 people once per day. If you need/want to text larger groups, we suggest you switch over to a short code.
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Yes! If you use SimpleTexting’s platform, you can send and receive text messages from your landline. You can receive and reply to messages right from your SimpleTexting account.
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No additional hardware is required to text-enable your landline. You’ll access your messages online through your SimpleTexting profile, or on our mobile app for iOS and Android!
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Yes you can. Once an 800 number is text-enabled, it can receive and send text messages. You can learn more about using toll-free phone numbers for text messaging here.
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There is no charge to text-enable a landline number. Our pricing for text messages is scaled to charge you only for what you need. Plans begin at $25/mo for 500 SMS messages.
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Get Your Text-Enabled Landline

Ready to give it a try? Sign up today! We'll set you up with a text-enabled number and 50 credits. No credit card required.