I want to send messages to my friend living in Florida from my desktop here in Richmond. I don’t know whether he will be receiving them or not but I want to ask you that is it necessary to have an internet network in your phone if someone has sent Verizon text message from computer. I am seeking for a genuine advice. Also can anyone please provide me with detailed steps of how to send sms from email using Verizon wireless cell phone number? As it is the first time that I am going to send SMS to Verizon from an email address. Thanks in advance.