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Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022 8:42 PM

text message notification alert from forwarded email

i can receive a forwarded email via a text.  no problem.
the problem i have, is that i would like to have the text message come from a consistent number/name, so i can setup a contact, and therefore setup a particular notification alert (to wake me up at night)...   the texts are now coming from different numbers..  does this make sense?

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1 year ago

Hello arndtd, let's answer your question on if there's a way to setup forwarded email via text to a contact. 


There isn't a way to have messages come from the same contact number since the service uses an email to short message service which will show to be from a different series of digits every time a message is sent through that service.


If you use, each text will come from the same source. 

You can compose a new email message and send a text, picture, or video message to a wireless number.
  • Text message - Compose a new email and enter the recipient's 10-digit wireless number, followed by For example,
  • Picture or video message - Compose a new email and enter the recipient's 10-digit wireless number, followed by For example,

Reach back out to us if you have any other questions or concerns, and thank you for contacting the AT&T Community Forums.


Jeff, AT&T Community Specialist    



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