How Does Online SMS Work?

It’s easy to send SMS online. There’s nothing to install, simply set up a free account, log in to our web SMS messaging portal, upload your contacts and you’re ready to send and receive SMS online in real-time. Our text messaging portal gives you plenty of features allowing you to send SMS from email, scheduling online SMS reminders, and SMS personalisation all from one easy-to-use SMS service.

100% Online SMS Service

No software to install, simply login to our SMS portal and send your text message.

Simple SMS Platform

Easy to use interface makes sending a text message from the web easy.

Guaranteed Delivery

We only use the best Australian SMS gateways to ensure your text message gets delivered reliably, and on time.

Reminders And Alerts

Automate text messages to go out to clients or team members based on time, date, day of the week, etc. as well as recurring text reminders.


Register for your free account and try our online SMS service free.

Send Bulk Messages

Send hundreds or thousands of online text messages from inside your web texting portal.
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Send SMS Reminders And Alerts

Schedule online SMS messages to friends, customers, or businesses based on day, date, time, day of the week, etc. or even set up recurring SMS messages for things like payment reminders.

Send SMS From Email

Did you know that you can send an SMS message from email? It’s true. Using Our SMS to email feature you can log in to your email account and send an SMS message to any mobile phone in real time.

Our Online SMS Platform Supports

160’s text message service gives you plenty of features as well as the ability to send text messages globally.

SMS Software Integration

With our API you can integrate our online SMS portal into your existing software allowing you to manage SMS messages from one familiar interface.

Get Timely Delivery Reports

After the text campaign, we email you a report detailing who received your text message and who didn’t.

2-Way SMS

With 2-Way SMS you can send, receive and reply to anyone and have your replies sent to your mobile phone or email address.

Personalize Your Text Messages

Add the recipient’s name automatically to an SMS message using our name merge shortcodes.

Use A Branded Sender ID

Create instant brand recognition by using your company brand name as your Sender ID on your business SMS alerts, updates and campaigns.

Keyword Opt-Out

Subscribers who no longer want to receive SMS messages from you can automatically opt-out using a single keyword.

Includes SMS Credits

Online SMS Features


Online Texting Portal

2-Way SMS

Free Delivery Reports

Personalised Messaging Tags

International SMS Coverage

Sub-User Accounts

SMS Replies Sent To Mobile Phone Or Email

Unlimited Contact Groups

Keyword Opt-In & Opt-Out

SMS Scheduling

Email to SMS

Bulk SMS

Export SMS Messages To CSV

Custom Sender ID

API Integration

100% Delivery Guarantee


Highly Secure Messaging

Why Choose 160 To Web Messages?

Enterprise-Level Security

Our technology is kept offsite at a highly secure Australian data center.

No Monthly Fees

No monthly fees, contracts or hidden fees. You only pay for your SMS credits. That’s it.

Delivery Guarantee

We use Vodafone, Telstra, Optus and Virgin as our carrier providers.

Local Support

Our team is located in Sydney Australia.

Access From Anywhere

Access our portal and send text messages from anywhere from any web enabled device.

Easy To Use

Get up and running in minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions Online SMS Text Messaging

You do not have to install an app or program to use our service to send SMS. All you need to do is log into our web portal, and you can send and receive messages straight away. You can also take advantage of the SMS to email integrations feature that we offer — log into your email account and send your messages from there. We have designed our SMS service to be as easy to use as possible, with no need for any additional software or devices.

Though it’s true that you can always use your phone to send and receive SMS messages, you won’t enjoy all the features that our SMS service has to offer. With our SMS online service, you can simultaneously send bulk emails to hundreds or even thousands of recipients. This is handy for companies that wish to launch a new SMS marketing campaign or individuals with hundreds or thousands of contacts. Our web SMS service also includes many other valuable features, such as the ability to automate the sending of SMS messages at specific times and on particular days.

You can try our online SMS service for free, without restrictions on features or messaging functionality. We are happy to offer a free SMS messaging trial because we know that you won’t look back once you have seen just how helpful our service is.

Yes, absolutely. When you check out the pricing and coverage of the various SMS packages we offer, you will see that every package includes text messages to overseas mobile numbers. If you have friends or business contacts in other countries who you text on a regular basis, you could save a substantial amount of money by purchasing one of our SMS online packages in Australia.

Your messages will be protected by enterprise-level security when you use our web SMS service. Our servers are located in a purpose-built Australian data centre, where every precaution is taken to protect the information stored there. Whether you use our online service for personal or commercial purposes, you will enjoy the same security for SMS messaging.

If you have an existing application to manage your SMS messaging, you can use our APIs to integrate our SMS online service with your application. Through these APIs, you can connect to our high-speed SMS gateway and access all the features that the service has to offer. We provide complete documentation for all of our APIs, along with five free credits that your developers may use for SMS testing purposes. Please feel free to contact us now for further information.

You do not need a mobile phone to send and receive SMS messages with our online service. We can issue you a virtual mobile number that you can start using immediately. When sending text messages online, all you need is an internet connection and your virtual number.

You can send messages with complete confidence from our online web portal or your email account. Every SMS package that we offer comes with a 100% delivery guarantee.

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Contact us on 1800 671 823 or see our full FAQ page.