How Do I Create a Textnow Account?

TextNow is a service that offers call and text features on your WiFi-connected devices as well as cell service that can be used on your wireless devices. The process of creating a TextNow account only takes a few minutes, and you can quickly start making calls and texts to people around the world. TextNow offers six plans to choose from that best fit your needs, providing free WiFi-connected service and paid unlimited LTE data plans.

TextNow, Inc is a company that provides unlimited texting and calling features through your computer and offers affordable cell service for wireless devices. TextNow's service is a combination of cell service and WiFi that create the ability to text and call through WiFi-connected devices. TextNow offers you a real phone number based on your area code that will be used to receive and make calls and texts online and on wireless devices. The services TextNow offers include sending text messages, international calling, and calling through multiple devices.

In addition to providing cell service, TextNow offers excellent deals on its phone store. Some deals include used cell phones that can be bought for a fraction of their original prices.

In this guide, you will learn the necessary steps to follow to create a TextNow account successfully. The signup process to create a TextNow account can be completed within minutes, quickly creating a way to call or text around the world.

Creating a TextNow Account

  1. Open your web browser and go to
  2. To start the sign-up process, click the "Sign Up Free" button on TextNow's homepage
  3. The sign-up page will open up into a page asking for an email and password
  4. Enter your email and password that you would like to use for your TextNow account
  5. You can also sign in using a Facebook or Google account
  6. Once your account has been created, you will get a pop-up asking what area code you would like your TextNow phone number to be.

Congratulations, you have created your TextNow account. The next step is to pick from the six plans that best fit your needs. TextNow offers a free plan with unlimited talk and text on their apps. These apps can be downloaded on your mobile devices app store or the Microsoft store if on a computer. The TextNow free plan can only function when connected to a WiFi. TextNow also offers paid unlimited LTE data plans for wireless devices.

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