These 65 Flirty Texts Will Get Him To Reply F-A-S-T

What to text a guy to get his attention.

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Ah, the struggle that is not knowing what to text a guy to get his attention.

He's handsome. He's interesting. He's worthwhile. But for some reason, he won't text you back.

It's time for you to grab his attention, let him know how much you're interested — and make him want you, too!

Sometimes figuring out what to text a guy to get his attention feels hard. But why does it have to be?

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So do him a favor: Speak your mind first and woo him out of any doubt by sending him some cute, flirty texts.

Let's be honest: there's no reason to be shy. Be confident and he'll appreciate you for it. Knowing you know what you want will make him that much more confident that you're the right choice for him.

Check out these 21 flirty texts to send a guy that will leave him begging for more.

1. "Good morning handsome. Have a great day!"

2. "Ugh, I have a problem ... I can't stop thinking about you."

3. "I'm trying on these new bras, but I need a second opinion. Care to share your thoughts?"

4. "Just FYI, your voice sends chills throughout my entire body."

5. "Black panties or red panties? Pick your favorite and I'll model the winner for you tonight."

6. "Just got out of the shower. Want to help me dry off?"

7. "Can I have you for breakfast in bed?"

8. "I smile whenever I get a message from you <3"

9. "Thank you for reminding me what butterflies feel like."

10. "I hope you have sweet dreams ... with me in them ;)"

11. "I'm in my bed, you're in your bed ... One of us is in the wrong place."

12. "Let's FaceTime tonight. I promise you won't regret it ;)"

13. "My phone is in my hands, but I would rather be holding you."

14. "Why do I always think of you when I'm trying to concentrate ... Grrr, hate you so much right now!"

15. "I've been thinking about you ... and it hasn't all been PG."

16. "You look so good in that new post on Instagram!"

17. "Hey, cutie. Haven't talked to you in a while. Thought I'd say hello!"

18. "I always wake up smiling. I think it's your fault."

19. "Aside from pizza, I crave you most."

20. "Just watched Thor. Chris Hemsworth is hot, but I wish I'd been watching you instead."

21."You’re the most masculine guy I've ever met."

22. "Drinks?"

23. "Just went camping. Come over and give me a tick check?"

24. "You're sexy."

25. "So when are you taking me on a date?"

26. "Good morning, angel."

27. "My back hurts. Want to come over and massage it?"

28. "Let me read you a poem under the full moon tonight."

29. "What's up, buttercup?"

30. "What are you doing tomorrow other than working up the courage to finally ask me out?"

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31. "Guess who has the house to themselves this weekend?"

32. "My roommate went out of town this weekend and I really could use some company right now."

33. "You up?"

34. "Hi."

35. "Hey, cutie."

36. "You were in my dream last night."

37. "Let me cook you dinner."

38. "Miss me?"

39. "You. Me. Drinks. Tonight."

40. "Be honest. How long have you been waiting for a text from me?"

41. "How have you gone so long without messaging me? I’m such a delight."

42. "What does your week look like? Any room for me?"

43. "Can't wait to see you tonight."

44. "Let me buy you a drink."

45. "Buy me a drink."

46. "Spoon me?"

47. "Netflix and chill?"

48. "Want to kiss you so bad."

49. "Come over. But just a heads up, my AC broke so I'm very sweaty and wearing basically nothing."

50. "Come warm me up. It's freezing outside."

51. "You're as hot as I am cold ;)."

52. "I think I like you."

53. "Thinking of you today."

54. "You have beautiful eyes."

55. "Love you! ... Oops sorry meant to send that to my mom!"

56. "You never text first. I can’t tell if you hate me or if you’re playing hard to get."

57. "You're the only person I'd get down on one knee for ;)"

58. "Which emoji do you think I am?"

59. "You're so hot you're hurting my feelings."

60. "Want you."

61. "Need you."

62. "I'm about to take a shower. Want to join?"

63. "Skinny dipping?"

64. "God it's so sweaty out, I'm literally naked."

65. "Lost without you."

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Tips on What to Text a Guy to Get His Attention

You get a guy's attention over text by keeping it simple and playing it cool.

Giving him attention over text by complimenting his eyes will go a long way.


1. Poke fun when necessary.

2. Be confident.

3. Remember that less is more.

Tips on What Not to Text a Guy to Get His Attention

It's only human to want to get him to respond back. But if he's not into it, don't bombard him with flirty texts.

Take your time replying to him, send him one text instead of five, and not gluing yourself to your phone are all great ways to get a guy’s attention.

1. Don't bombard him with multiple text messages.

2. Don't be passive-aggressive if he doesn't respond.

3. Don't start the conversation by gossiping.

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Ryan Alphonso is a frequent contributor to YourTango.

Emily Ratay is a full-time writer living in Pittsburgh who's passionate about the environment and feminism, and knows that anything is possible in the right pair of shoes.