Frequently Asked Questions

Can I receive verification codes sent to my landline number?

Yes, you can use your landline or VoIP phone number to receive an OTP (One-Time-Password) verification code with Texty Pro.

Why Companies Send OTP Codes to Mobile Phones

Companies send OTP (One-Time Password) codes to mobile phones to verify the identity of their users during various types of transactions or login attempts. OTP codes are a form of two-factor authentication that adds an extra layer of security beyond just a username and password.

By sending a unique OTP code to a user's mobile phone, companies can confirm that the person attempting to access their account or perform a transaction is in possession of the registered phone number. This helps to prevent unauthorized access and protect sensitive information from being compromised.

OTP codes are commonly used in various industries, including banking, e-commerce, healthcare, and social media. They are typically sent via SMS text message and expire after a short period of time to ensure that they cannot be used for fraudulent purposes. Many consumers and business owners face the problem of not receiving OTP codes because they registered their home or office landline numbers years ago when cell phones were not widely used, such as when signing up for accounts like Hotmail or GoDaddy. Traditional landline phones cannot receive SMS text messages, creating a hurdle for authentication.

How can I receive authentication codes sent to my landline/VoIP?

Texty Pro Business Text Messaging Service text-enables your existing phone number whether it's a digital VoIP phone line or an analog hardwired landline. By signing up and text-enabling your business number, you will be able to send and receive texts using that same phone number. Texty Pro offers a 14-day free trial with 100 SMS credits to all businesses. During the free trial, you will be able to send or receive a total of 100 SMS messages using the phone number you text-enabled. Please be aware that this premium feature is only accessible to paid subscribers and is unavailable during the free trial period.

OTP (One Time Password) verification feature is not a part of the free trial and is only available for paid subscriptions.

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