Text Messaging Tab

Use the Text Messaging tab to view and change the settings your account needs to send text messages to your device. If this feature is supported on your device, you can set up your account to send text messages to your mobile phone when you miss a call, receive a voice mail message, or receive a meeting request.

This feature is currently available in the United States, Canada, and Romania. More countries will be supported in the future.
Text Messaging Status

You can turn text messaging on or off for your account. If text messaging has been turned on, you'll see the account you're using to send text messages listed.

Configuring Text Messaging

If text messaging is turned on for your account, the following settings are displayed.


Setting Description


This line shows the country or region you selected for your location.

Mobile service provider

This is your mobile phone carrier.

Text messaging ID

This is the ID assigned by your service provider.

  • To turn on text messaging notifications for your account, click Configure Settings.

  • To change the text messaging notifications settings for your account, click Edit Settings.

  • To turn off text messaging notifications for your account, click Clear Settings.

What else do I need to know?

  • Your mobile service provider will charge for each text message you send, including those sent and received within Outlook Web App.

  • Learn About Text Messaging

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