FAQ for Temp SMS

How is this free?
The service is supported by advertisements, if you don’t see any please be kind and disable your adblocker.

Can others see the content of received SMS?
Yes, The numbers are public and shared, anyone can see the incoming messages.

How often are the phone numbers refreshed?
Depends on how how many people use it for testing purpose. For seeing your received SMS try to refresh the page often.

Do you send SMS to the senders?
We only provide in-bound services to all of our numbers. We do not send any messages. Our numbers are temporary, therefore it is possible another person has ownership of the same number at a different time.

How long are SMS kept?
Messages are kept for approximately 7 days after first being received.

How often are the phone numbers rotated?
We get new numbers on an almost daily basis, old numbers rotate out after a period of time.

Do you have an API?
The service is meant for end users and scraping the website is prohibited.

What is my limit of receiving messages?
Although there is no limit to how often you may use the service, we kindly ask to refrain from automated spamming of numbers.

Are these Fake Numbers?
These are not fake numbers. All the numbers in this website are real numbers. All the text messages are receive and sent to real phone numbers around the world.