Generally speaking, there are about 3 cases you want to use a dedicated or disposable phone number to receive SMS (Text messages) online. The first one is you want to keep your real phone to only yourself. Such as your ex-girlfriend want to send you some messages . The second is that your phone has stopped working and your do not want to lose connection with others. The third comes to be that you have only access to the Internet and your phone system has been disconnected for some reason. And now there are some service provided in the Internet has made it possible and easy to realize this. And here just a small review of these service providers.
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Featutre: Send free international SMS to the world,Receive SMS Online,Free US Phone Number
Pinger offers a US phone number which can receive SMS online. And you can send free international SMS(text message. Also you can receive incoming calls to this calls with its application installed in you Android or Iphone. The speed to receive SMS and calls are very fast. Compared with Google Voice, its ability to send free international SMS is very good.
Considering the popularity of using pinger to send free international SMS online. We think Pinger are the top one resource for you to receive sms online.
For detailed review of Pinger [Pinger] Get a Free US Pinger Number To Send and Receive SMS Online
Feature: Free US Phone Number, Send Unlimited Free SMS to US, Powerful SMS App
SMSified is a simple API for sending and receiving text messages in bulk. Phone numbers SMSified offers allow you to send and receive SMS messages, and optionally route those messages to application scripts. The biggest difference is that at this time you can have up to 100 virtual phone number to receive SMS online for only an account.
Feature: Free US Phone Number,Free UK Phone Number,Free Spain Phone Number,Free France Phone Number
In fact, we have wrote a review of Lleida some time before. The reason why rank Lleida as the second is that Lleida offers not only US free phone number which can receive SMS but also virtual phone numbers in UK,France,Spain. Although Lleida does not enable voice function,it’s rapid ability to receive and sent SMS (txt message) online has truly generated some excitement.
Feature: Free US Phone Number,Free SMS, Free Voicemail
The complete free service offered by Google is impressive. I want to rank Google Voice as the NO.1. Here I just want to make a review of how Google Voice can be applied in Making Free International Calls. The primary use of Google Voice is that Google Voice offers a US phone number and this phone number can receive activation code. In this way, we are able to get many free call offers. Second to this use is Google Voice can all the whole US for free. As we all know, access numbers are involved in making international calls. However,most of such access numbers are all US local number. As a result, people in Italy,UK or other countries may be prevented from enjoy this rejoice. So,Google Voice helps a lot in making cheape and even free calls.
Feature: Free US Phone Number
Voxox offers a US DID which can not only receive incoming SMS but also incoming calls. And with Voxox, you can call the whole US for free. However，compared with the function Google Voice provides , I think Voxox is by no means inferior for many service are premium.
Feature: Free US Phone Number
You can only use Heywire in your smartphones. This has blocked many people.You can refer to a review about HeyWire here.
Feature: Free Norway Phone Number
This site offers free shared phone numbers for you to receive SMS online,which means you will not be assigned private disposable phone number. And your messages will be visible. So be careful when using this numbers to receive important account messages. And the phone numbers they offer are from Norway.
Detailed review of this site[Review] Receive SMS Online for Free with Shared Phone Numbers
Feature: Free Sweden Phone Number
This site offers free Sweden numbers for you to receive sms online. But before you get your phone numbers, you need to do some small survey or do some small tasks for this site.
Feature: Free Canada Phone Number
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