Enable/Disable Email Notifications

TextNow can send you an email to the email address on your account whenever you receive a text!

To get an email notification of a text sent to you, follow these steps based on your device:


  1. Open TextNow
  2. Select the main menu button in the top left-hand corner  
  3. Tap on the Settings icon on the main menu 
  4. Slide E-mail notifications ON/OFF


  1. Open TextNow
  2. Select the main menu button in the top left-hand corner  
  3. Tap on the Settings icon on the main menu 
  4. Tap on Notifications 
  5. Slide E-mail notifications ON/OFF

 Send me an email when I receive a text using TextNow.com:

  1. Go to TextNow.com's home page
  2. Sign into your account and click on My Account in the top right-hand corner
  3. Choose Settings from that menu
  4. Select Messaging & Calling from the menu on the left
  5. Click on Messaging Settings.
  6. Add checkmark next to Send me an email when I receive a text

Note: Emails will only be generated by received text messages (no notifications for messages sent from TextNow). Text messages that are received from non-TextNow cell phone numbers will not generate a notification email.

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