Texting from a laptop has its perks: it's (usually) free, typing is easier and faster, and best of all, you can look busy when you're not. Here are five different ways you can text from your laptop. 1. Text through email If you know your friend's phone number and cellphone provider, you can easily deliver a text through email.How can I receive text messages online?
Receiving Messages Online. If you have an AT&T phone, it is possible to receive and view text messages online. By using services like Google Voice, you can receive and view text messages from your online account. To make this work, you need to associate your AT&T phone with a Google Voice number.