Once you have been advised that your multiTXT account has been set up, you can send a text message by following these three steps:

  1. Open your University of Otago email application (for example, Outlook or macOS Mail).
  2. Type the mobile number into the TO: field of a new email message, followed by "". For example, to send a text message to the mobile number 0211234567 using multiTXT, you would address it to You can include a subject line if you like.
  3. Type your text message and press Send.

The standard 160-character limit for text messages applies to multiTXT email to text messages as well. If you have a default email signature, this will be included in your text message.

Further information

One NZ MultiTXT
More information about using multiTXT

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