The only reason to have friends is to prank them mercilessly every single day. And thanks to modern technology, there are so many ways to mess with your loved ones. So many, in fact, that you’re totally missing out if you’re not pranking everyone in your contacts list (and even strangers) with any free time that you have.
The text pranks on this list range from very easy to the somewhat difficult, but not because you have to know how to code or do any research, you just need to be dedicated to the prank. If you aren’t sure how to prank people with texts, this list is basically a step by step instruction manual for how to lose friends and make enemies. And if you’re an avid prankster in need of some new ideas, these hilarious text pranks will drive your friends crazy.
One of the most appealing things about text message pranks is the level of absurdity that you can reach before anyone realizes that you’re messing with them. The best funny texting pranks are the ones that start out harmless and then go full on crazy within a few keystrokes. Of course, there are a few drawbacks to pranking your friends and family. You could be written out of a will, or worse, pranked back. Try to keep that fact in mind while you peruse this list of funny text pranks to play on your friends.
Make Your Parents Say Yes
Send Cat Facts
Change Your Friend’s Contacts to Star Wars Characters
Crash Your Friend’s iPhone
Be the Moth
Eff Up They’re/There/Their
Force a Shortcut
Try the Reversal
Get a Little Help from Adele
Sell 2 Grams for $40
Fake Your Death
Make Them a Co-conspirator
Use This Party Trick
Become a Weapons Salesman
Fake a Makeout
Change Their Contact Numbers
This prank can be as simple as swapping the number for your friend’s mom in for their girlfriend, or going nuts and swapping ALL of their contacts around.
Be warned: if you go that far, you’ll probably be in the market for a new friend.
Let Them Know He’s Busy
Rent a Bulldozer
Get Your Band Booked
Why do people post their phone numbers in public? It just opens them up to all kinds of harassment. This prank involves making up a fake band and trying to get yourself booked at a bluegrass night.
As overly specific as that sounds, if you’re dedicated you can really have some fun.
Fix Your iPhone
Since the introduction of the smart phone, entrepreneurs have been going out of their way to make money off the clumsy folks who can’t help but crack their screens.
A simple way to prank them is to send a text message asking them to fix a crack in your phone, and then show them the crack.