Sending free SMS messages do not have to be expensive in South Africa with so many free text message options available. The following list is everything but complete because I am sure more free SMS services pop up that cater for South Africans. Some SMS services only offer service provider specific free text messages so you’ll only be send from MTN to MTN, Vodacom to Vodacom, Cell C to Cell C or Virgin Mobile to Virgin Mobile. There are also free sms services that allow you to send SMS or MMS messages to any network in South Africa.
Vodacom to Vodacom free sms
Vodacom4me allows you to send 20 free SMS messages to any vodacom number in South Africa. Go to www.vodacom4me.co.za, register and once your mobile number is confirmed you will be able to send 20 free text messages to any Vodacom subscriber. You are also able to get the internet setting via the Vodacom4me site
5 free MTN sms messages daily
The MTN website allows you to send 5 free messages daily. In 3 simple steps you are allowed to send 5 free SMS messages from the MTN website.
- Register you mobile number
- Enter the confirmation code that will be sent to you via SMS
- Enter your confirmation code and setup a PIN numbe
You will now be able to send 5 free SMS messages from the MTN website.
Cell C web Free SMS
According to the Cell C website you are also able to send 5 free messages per day. When trying to access this service it was unavailable.
Virgin Mobile Free SMS
According to the Virgin Mobile site you get free SMS messages from your cell phone so I won’t bother going into detail about that.
Gmail Free SMS Chat – New!
More free SMS alternatives for South Africans.
Now we know how to Send Free SMS options from the Web using Virgin mobile, Cell C, MTN and Vodacom. Did you know that you can do all the same via the web on your cell phone.
Yes, it is possible to access vodacom4me, MTN and send messages to Cell C and Virgin for free from your phone using Opera Mini.
All the answers to saving money on SMS messages have been answered on this blog before, the best place to start your journey of free sms discovery is the Free SMS tag here.