Virtual SMS Numbers

Set up virtual phone numbers with text messaging enabled and humanize your business with more personalized interactions with your customers. Available in the US and Canada only

Buy virtual SMS numbers for the US/Canada

No setup fees or minimum contracts required

Texts made to your virtual number will be forwarded to your email

Virtual numbers with SMS include inbound voice and 20+ VoIP features

Toll free and local SMS numbers in the US & Canada available for instant activation

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Try Virtual Phone Numbers with SMS Risk-Free

Virtual phone numbers with SMS allow your company to receive and respond to incoming text messages from your email. Set up local or toll free text-enabled virtual numbers online and you can start responding to your audience's SMS messages from anywhere. Your email responses are automatically converted into SMS format and delivered to your customer's device, creating a seamless customer experience that delivers intelligent, personalized text interactions. Every virtual SMS number from AVOXI includes inbound and outbound voice, advanced call forwarding, and 20+ business phone features at no extra cost. Try us risk-free today!

Virtual Numbers for Text Messaging and Business Voice

Text-enabled virtual numbers from AVOXI integrate voice features like call forwarding, automatic routing, call recording, voicemail-transcription and many more at no extra cost! Managing your voice and text communications from one platform is quick, easy, and incredibly affordable. 

Set Up a Virtual Number to Receive Text Messages in Minutes

Virtual SMS numbers from AVOXI make it easy to integrate voice and text messaging features into one platform. The AVOXI Genius platform easily works over the top of your existing phone system or as a stand-alone solution.

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What Customers Are Saying About AVOXI

Business Features Included with Text-Enabled Virtual Numbers

When it comes to delivering advanced features at an amazing value, no other business texting platform has gone as far as AVOXI.
Our platform includes all the features you need to start improving your team's performance today.

Call Analytics

Call Hold

Custom Caller ID


Custom Ring Rules


Custom Greetings

Call Whisper

Call Barge

Custom Call Outcomes

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Set Up a Virtual Phone Number to Receive Texts Today

You can receive text messages today when you buy a virtual SMS number from our online shopping cart. To schedule a demo, request custom pricing, or learn more about adding SMS to an existing virtual phone number, contact us today!

Buy Virtual SMS Numbers Online

Purchase virtual phone numbers with SMS online and start receiving text messages in minutes! After purchase, check your email for login instructions.

Talk to an Expert

Contact us today to schedule a free demo of the AVOXI platform, request custom pricing, or ask us any questions you have about virtual text numbers.

How to Buy Virtual SMS Numbers Online

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Step 1: Choose Your SMS Number

Choose a text-enabled virtual phone number from the online shopping cart. These numbers are marked as SMS optional.

Step 2: Choose Your SMS Plan

Choose a text messaging volume plan that matches your needs. You can always change this later on.

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Step 3: Receive Confirmation Email

Within a few minutes of your purchase, you will receive a confirmation email. Click the link included in this email to start configuring your virtual number's SMS features right away.

Why So Many Companies Are Adding Text-Enabled Numbers


78% of consumers say they would rather text a toll free number than call


98% of text messages are opened by the recipient


91% of consumers prefer to receive a text message over voicemail

Common Questions About Virtual Numbers with SMS

When you purchase a virtual phone number for text messaging in the online shopping cart, activation takes between 5 to 30 minutes.

Enabling texting on a toll free or local number already on your account? In most cases, SMS enablement takes just 5 minutes or less. However, there are some situations where enabling your number can take up to 30 minutes.

Your responses will look like a regular text message. Our system automatically removes any email signatures and formats your message according to the proper text messaging formatting. 

Yes, this is a popular use-case of our business SMS feature. You may also forward texts to application email addresses, such as CRM email to case, allowing your team to easily manage incoming tickets.  

No. If your response is over 160 characters, it will be broken up into multiple messages for your recipient. 

Of course 🙂

At this time, you can set up text messaging service with any local or toll free number from the US or Canada. Stay tuned - We will be adding international texting for business very soon!

Try Any Virtual SMS Number Plan Risk-Free

Start managing your business calls in minutes when you set up any virtual phone number with text messaging enabled.