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Text to Home Phone <div class="rui-support-resulttypes support-tabs"> <ul> <li class="active"> <a href="javascript:void(0)"> <span>Prepaid mobile service</span> </a> </li> <li> <a href="/consumer/content/text-to-home-phone?setLanguage=en"> <span>Monthly mobile plan</span> </a> </li> </ul> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><!--<mce:script mce_src="/cms/v45/js/support-6.js" type="text/javascript"></mce:script>--></p> <div> <div> <p>Text to Home Phone allows you to send a text message to a landline number in Canada or US that will be automatically converted on a voice message. <a href="/web/page/portal/Fido/PrepaidPlans/Addons#Text">Learn what Text to Home Phone is and how much it costs</a>.</p> <div class="gray-bg"> <h3>Things to Know</h3> <ul> <li>You can use acronyms and emoticons in your messages. For instance, when you text <strong>"B4"</strong> the voice will say <strong>"before"</strong>. Texting "<strong>:-)&gt;</strong>" will be heard as "<strong>happy</strong>".</li> <li>To get a list of song titles and references when you are on the go, send a free text message to<strong> 465645</strong> with the word <strong>song!</strong>.</li> </ul> </div> <h3>How to use Text to Home Phone</h3> <!-- faq 1 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>To send a text message to a home phone number</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer1" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <ul type="disc"> <li>Go to the <strong>Message</strong> menu.</li> <li>Select <strong>Text</strong>, then <strong>New message</strong>.</li> <li>Write your message using the alphanumeric keypad on your phone.</li> <li>Press <strong>OK</strong>.</li> <li>Enter the recipient's 10-digit home phone number, including the area code.</li> <li>Press <strong>Send</strong>. <ul> <li>On first use, if message written in English, press <strong>"E"</strong> when prompted<strong> ("F" for French messages).</strong></li> <li>The language setting will be kept for future Text-to-Home Phone messages until you change it.</li> </ul> </li> <li>A Text Message confirming successful or unsuccessful delivery will appear. <ul> <li>If unsuccessful, Text Message will state reason: <ul> <li>Not delivered</li> <li>Invalid number</li> <li>Fax number</li> <li>Busy line</li> <li>No answer</li> <li>Message registered in voicemail inbox</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 1 end --> <!-- faq 2 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>To reply (recipient)</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer2" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <p>After listening to your message, they have the option of recording a 30second reply. You'll then receive a confirmation text message with a 1 800 number to call to hear their message. The system stores up to 10 unheard reply messages for five days.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 2 end --> <!-- faq 3 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>Change message language</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer3" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <p>You can write a message in English, for example, and have your recipient hear it in French. To do so, before composing your message, send the text message <strong>"E&rdquo;</strong> for English to the number <strong>465645</strong>. To convert messages from French to English, press <strong>"F&rdquo;</strong> and send to the same number.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 3 end --> <!-- faq 4 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>To send a song</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer4" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <p>You can add music to your Text to home phone messages or simply send a song and make someone smile. To add music to your message, in the body of the text, add the song reference between two exclamation points (!).</p> <ul> <li>Example: Happy Valentine's Day Chantal.<strong>!love!</strong> Love, Peter.</li> </ul> <p>Here is a selection of songs you can send along with your message:</p> <table class="table-calls-forwarding" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <th><strong>Occasion</strong> </th><th><strong>Song name</strong> </th><th><strong>Song reference</strong> </th> </tr> <tr> <td>Birthday</td> <td> <p>It's Your Birthday Today</p> </td> <td> <p>!bday!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Christmas</td> <td> <p>We wish you a Merry Christmas</p> </td> <td> <p>!christmas!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Good night</td> <td> <p>Twinkle Twinkle Little Star</p> </td> <td> <p>!twinkle!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Love</td> <td> <p>Music-Love song</p> </td> <td> <p>!love!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>New Year's</td> <td> <p>Auld Lang Syne</p> </td> <td> <p>!Newyear!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Party</td> <td> <p>Hip Hop Happy</p> </td> <td> <p>!50s!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Party</td> <td> <p>Happy 60's</p> </td> <td> <p>!60s!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Party</td> <td> <p>We're Gonna Party</p> </td> <td> <p>!party!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Party</td> <td> <p>Dancin' Nights</p> </td> <td> <p>!disco!</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 4 end --> <!-- faq 5 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>Using your Text to Home while travelling</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer5" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <h4>In Canada on the Fido network:</h4> <ul> <li>This service is available anywhere on the <a href="/web/page/portal/Fido/CoverageSupport">Fido network</a>.</li> </ul> <h4>While in the U.S. or Internationally:</h4> <ul> <li>The service is available anywhere in the world where there is a network supporting text messaging. See our <a href="/web/content/coverageroaming">roaming rates and coverage maps</a> while traveling.</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 5 end --></div> </div> text messages sms email premium Messagerie texte à téléphone résidentiel | Soutien Fido Lamessagerie texte à téléphone résidentiel est un servicequi vous permet d'envoyer un message texte à n'importe quel numéro de téléphone fixe, partout au Canada et aux États-Unis, en le convertissant en message vocal. Messagerie texte à téléphone résidentiel <div class="rui-support-resulttypes support-tabs"> <ul> <li class="active"> <a href="javascript:void(0)"> <span>Service pr&eacute;pay&eacute; pour mobiles</span> </a> </li> <li> <a href="/consumer/content/text-to-home-phone?setLanguage=fr"> <span>Forfait mensuel pour mobiles</span> </a> </li> </ul> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><!--<mce:script mce_src="/cms/v45/js/support-6.js" type="text/javascript"></mce:script>--></p> <div> <div> <p>Lamessagerie texte &agrave; t&eacute;l&eacute;phone r&eacute;sidentiel est un servicequi vous permet d'envoyer un message texte &agrave; n'importe quel num&eacute;ro de t&eacute;l&eacute;phone fixe, partout au Canada et aux &Eacute;tats-Unis, en le convertissant en message vocal. <a href="/web/page/portal/Fido/PrepaidPlans/Addons#Text">Jetez un coup d&rsquo;oeil sur le service Messagerie texte &agrave; t&eacute;l&eacute;phone r&eacute;sidentiel et sur les co&ucirc;ts qui s&rsquo;y rattachent.</a>.</p> <div class="gray-bg"> <h3>Ce qu'il faut savoir</h3> <ul> <li>Il est possible d&rsquo;utiliser des abr&eacute;viations, des acronymes et des &eacute;motic&ocirc;nes. Par exemple, &laquo;<strong> JT'M</strong> &raquo; sera lu &laquo; <strong>je t'aime</strong> &raquo;, &laquo; <strong>ALP</strong> &raquo;, &laquo; <strong>&agrave; la prochaine</strong> &raquo; et <strong>:o)</strong> donnera &laquo; <strong>heureux</strong>&raquo;.</li> <li>Pour obtenir la liste des titres des chansons et des r&eacute;f&eacute;rences lors de vos d&eacute;placements, envoyez un message texte gratuitement &agrave; <strong>465645</strong> avec le mot <strong>!chanson!</strong>.</li> </ul> </div> <h3>Comment utiliser la Messagerie texte &agrave; t&eacute;l&eacute;phone r&eacute;sidentiel</h3> <!-- faq 1 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>Pour envoyer un message texte &agrave; t&eacute;l&eacute;phone r&eacute;sidentiel</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer1" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <ul type="disc"> <li>Allez dans le menu <strong>Messagerie</strong>.</li> <li>S&eacute;lectionnez <strong>Texte</strong>, puis <strong>Nouveau message</strong>.</li> <li>Redigez votre message texte comme si vous vouliez l'envoyer &agrave; un autre sans-fil.</li> <li>Appuyez sur <strong>OK</strong>.</li> <li>Entrez le num&eacute;ro de t&eacute;l&eacute;phone r&eacute;sidentiel &agrave; dix chiffres du destinataire, sans oublier l'indicatif r&eacute;gional.</li> <li>Appuyez sur<strong> Envoyer</strong>. <ul> <li>Lors de la premi&egrave;re utilisation, si le message esten fran&ccedil;ais, s&eacute;lectionnez &laquo; <strong>F</strong> &raquo; lorsque demand&eacute;(<strong>s&rsquo;il est en anglais, s&eacute;lectionnez &laquo; E &raquo;</strong>).</li> <li>Ce choix linguistique sera conserv&eacute; pour les envois futurs jusqu'&agrave; ce que vous d&eacute;cidiez de le changer.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Un message texte sera envoy&eacute; pour confirmerla r&eacute;ception r&eacute;ussie ou si celle-ci a &eacute;chou&eacute;. <ul> <li>Si la r&eacute;ception a &eacute;chou&eacute;, le message texte vous informera de la raison de l&rsquo;&eacute;chec : <ul> <li>Ne peux &ecirc;tre transmis</li> <li>Num&eacute;ro non valide</li> <li>Num&eacute;ro de t&eacute;l&eacute;copieur</li> <li>Ligne occup&eacute;e</li> <li>Destinataire absent</li> <li>Pour r&eacute;pondre (destinataire)</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 1 end --> <!-- faq 2 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>Pour r&eacute;pondre (destinataire)</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer2" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <p>Apr&egrave;s avoir &eacute;cout&eacute; votre message, le destinataire a la possibilit&eacute; de vous r&eacute;pondre en enregistrant un message vocal de 30 secondes. Vous recevrez alors un message texte incluant un num&eacute;ro sans frais que vous devrez composer pour &eacute;couter sa r&eacute;ponse. Le syst&egrave;me conservera jusqu&rsquo;&agrave; 10 messages-r&eacute;ponses non entendus pour une dur&eacute;e de 5 jours.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 2 end --> <!-- faq 3 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>Modifier la langue dans laquelle le message sera lu</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer3" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <p>Vous pouvez r&eacute;diger votre message en anglais, mais le faire parvenir an fran&ccedil;ais &agrave; votre destinataire: avant de r&eacute;diger votre message texte &agrave; t&eacute;l&eacute;phone r&eacute;sidentiel, envoyez le message texte &laquo; <strong>F</strong> &raquo; (pour choisir fran&ccedil;ais) ou &laquo; <strong>E</strong> &raquo; (pour anglais) au num&eacute;ro <strong>465645</strong>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 3 end --> <!-- faq 4 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>Envoyer une chanson</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer4" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <p>Que ce soit pour ajouter une chanson &agrave; votre message texte &agrave; ligne r&eacute;sidentielle ou simplement pour faire sourire quelqu&rsquo;un en lui envoyant une chanson, le tour est jou&eacute; en quelques &eacute;tapes faciles : pour ajouter la chanson au corps de votre texte, ins&eacute;rez la r&eacute;f&eacute;rence de la chanson entre deux points d&rsquo;exclamation (<strong>!</strong>).</p> <ul> <li>Exemple : Bonne Saint-Valentin Chantale. <strong>!Le slow langoureux!</strong> Je t&rsquo;aime. Alain.</li> </ul> <p>Voici une s&eacute;lection de chansons qui peuvent &ecirc;tre int&eacute;gr&eacute;es &agrave; votre message :</p> <table class="table-calls-forwarding" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <th><strong>Occasion</strong> </th><th><strong>Nom de la chanson</strong> </th><th><strong>R&eacute;f&eacute;rence</strong> </th> </tr> <tr> <td>Anniversaire</td> <td> <p>It's Your Birthday Today</p> </td> <td> <p>!bday!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>No&euml;l</td> <td> <p>We wish you a Merry Christmas</p> </td> <td> <p>!christmas!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Bonne nuit</td> <td> <p>Twinkle Twinkle Little Star</p> </td> <td> <p>!twinkle!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Amour</td> <td> <p>Music-Love song</p> </td> <td> <p>!love!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Jour de l&rsquo;An</td> <td> <p>Auld Lang Syne</p> </td> <td> <p>!Newyear!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Party</td> <td> <p>Hip Hop Happy</p> </td> <td> <p>!50s!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Party</td> <td> <p>Happy 60's</p> </td> <td> <p>!60s!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Party</td> <td> <p>We're Gonna Party</p> </td> <td> <p>!party!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>Party</td> <td> <p>Dancin' Nights</p> </td> <td> <p>!disco!</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 4 end --> <!-- faq 5 start --> <div class="faq-container"> <div class="faq-question"> <h3>Utiliser la messagerie texte &agrave; t&eacute;l&eacute;phone r&eacute;sidentiel lors de vos d&eacute;placements</h3> <span class="action"> <em class="rui-icon-plus"></em> </span></div> <div id="answer5" class="collapse"> <div class="faq-answer"> <h4>Au Canada sur le r&eacute;seau Fido:</h4> <ul> <li>Le service est disponible partout sur le <a href="/web/page/portal/Fido/CoverageSupport">r&eacute;seau Fido</a>.</li> </ul> <h4>En itin&eacute;rance aux &Eacute;tats-Unis ou ailleurs dans le monde:</h4> <ul> <li>Le service est disponible partout dans le monde o&ugrave; le service de Messagerie de texte est support&eacute;. Consultez nos <a href="/web/content/coverageroaming">tarifs et les cartes de couverture</a> lorsque vous voyagez.</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <!-- faq 5 end --></div> </div> texte texto message sms courriel 6LfFoRATAAAAAF4k8pYifmzO12cKXzERsY-nUGdh

Text to Home Phone

 

Text to Home Phone allows you to send a text message to a landline number in Canada or US that will be automatically converted on a voice message. Learn what Text to Home Phone is and how much it costs.

Things to Know

  • You can use acronyms and emoticons in your messages. For instance, when you text "B4" the voice will say "before". Texting ":-)>" will be heard as "happy".
  • To get a list of song titles and references when you are on the go, send a free text message to 465645 with the word song!.

How to use Text to Home Phone

To send a text message to a home phone number

  • Go to the Message menu.
  • Select Text, then New message.
  • Write your message using the alphanumeric keypad on your phone.
  • Press OK.
  • Enter the recipient's 10-digit home phone number, including the area code.
  • Press Send.
    • On first use, if message written in English, press "E" when prompted ("F" for French messages).
    • The language setting will be kept for future Text-to-Home Phone messages until you change it.
  • A Text Message confirming successful or unsuccessful delivery will appear.
    • If unsuccessful, Text Message will state reason:
      • Not delivered
      • Invalid number
      • Fax number
      • Busy line
      • No answer
      • Message registered in voicemail inbox

To reply (recipient)

After listening to your message, they have the option of recording a 30second reply. You'll then receive a confirmation text message with a 1 800 number to call to hear their message. The system stores up to 10 unheard reply messages for five days.

Change message language

You can write a message in English, for example, and have your recipient hear it in French. To do so, before composing your message, send the text message "E” for English to the number 465645. To convert messages from French to English, press "F” and send to the same number.

To send a song

You can add music to your Text to home phone messages or simply send a song and make someone smile. To add music to your message, in the body of the text, add the song reference between two exclamation points (!).

  • Example: Happy Valentine's Day Chantal.!love! Love, Peter.

Here is a selection of songs you can send along with your message:

Occasion Song name Song reference
Birthday

It's Your Birthday Today

!bday!

Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas

!christmas!

Good night

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

!twinkle!

Love

Music-Love song

!love!

New Year's

Auld Lang Syne

!Newyear!

Party

Hip Hop Happy

!50s!

Party

Happy 60's

!60s!

Party

We're Gonna Party

!party!

Party

Dancin' Nights

!disco!

Using your Text to Home while travelling

In Canada on the Fido network:

While in the U.S. or Internationally:

  • The service is available anywhere in the world where there is a network supporting text messaging. See our roaming rates and coverage maps while traveling.