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Helpful Links and Resources

This is a guide with helpful links and resources for new and current students.

Email to Text

Email to Text Instructions

During your first conversation with Mentee, practice sending and receiving a message from your NFC email account to the Mentee’s cell phone number. You will need to know which cell phone provider they use. Refer to the chart below to use the proper domain after the cell phone number.

How to Send a Text Message (SMS or MMS) via Email

Open your NFC school email on your computer.

  1. In the "To" field, enter the 10-digit phone number you want to text, and add the corresponding email domain to the end of it. For example, if you are sending to a T-Mobile number, you would type the phone number plus (e.g., Do not include dashes.
  2. Fill in the subject line, and compose your message.
  3. Once you click send, the recipient will receive a text message. Replies to the text will come to your email, with the same subject you used.

Note: Text messages from a number beginning with "10101" were sent from an email address.

Email domain to place after phone number:

  • AT&T:
  • T-Mobile:
  • Sprint:
  • Verizon: or
  • Virgin Mobile:


How to Send an Email via Text Message (SMS or MMS)

To send an email through a text message on your phone:

  1. Open your texting app on your phone.
  2. In the recipient field, enter an email address where you would normally type in a phone number.
  3. Write your message as normal and send it. Your cell phone provider will convert your message into an email.

Note: When you send an email via text message it will show up as a regular email with text in the body of the email and with a .txt file attachment. If you send photos, videos, or audio files, those will come through as attachments, too.

In the “From” field will be the mobile number with a domain attached to it. The domain that appears depends on your cell phone service provider.