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Any site that is asking for your carrier to send you an SMS isn't using a standard SMS protocol they are using an SMS gateway to send the SMS through email (called SMS Transit). Each carrier has it's own specific email to SMS gateway (for example to send a text to the Verizon Wireless phone number (555) 555-5555 you'd email 5555555555@vtext.com). Google ...


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It sounds like you are already using the right tool, Google Calendar, but you may benefit from using it slightly differently. I'd recommend creating a new calendar which you use for annual events only. Go to Settings > Calendars > and click on "Notifications" next to this new calendar. Here you can set up the default reminders for events created in this ...


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Most carriers have free email to sms gateway (standard sms charges apply) meaning you can send an email, which the carrier will convert to sms and send to the phone number. With this as the case, you can just create an email rule within gmail to forward an email based on your filter rule, and the forward to email would be based on the number/carrier. Not ...


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Google Voice can also do this.


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Most mobile phone service providers (in the USA, at least) automatically set up email addresses that will pass through as SMS messages to cell phones. For example, if I am on AT&T and my phone number is (123) 456-7890, then anyone can send an email to 1234567890@txt.att.net and it will be sent to my phone. If I reply to the SMS message from my phone, it ...


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The Email-SMS gateway that Google Voice uses formats email addresses like this in the messages that it sends to you: 12125551212.12015550189.{some-random-string}@txt.voice.google.com The first phone number there is your own, the second is the other person in the conversation. The random string is just that, a bunch of letters, numbers, and punctuation with ...


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This wouldn't be possible as Afghanistan is not in the Country list on Twitter. You need to register all of these details in order to receive Tweets.


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Google Calendar supports SMS reminders for events in the Options section. I don't think this is available for Tasks as yet though. And yes, it worked in Europe (well, in the UK) for me.


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You will have to contact Facebook with this problem. Try this form to report an issue with SMS verification.


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IFTTT (If This Then That) may be able to help you out. You can find Connect Gmail to SMS recipies here. If you use an iPhone you can use the app.


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Not possible yet. See: http://www.google.pl/support/forum/p/voice/thread?tid=3829239cdefc77dc&hl=en Suggest it: http://www.google.com/support/voice/bin/static.py?page=suggestions.cs


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Remember The Milk app will do it. You can create a list just for Birthdays or use the Tag Birthday to be able to view all Birthday at a glance. You can have RTM mail you reminders.


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Clickatell and Commzgate support bulk messages - both have easy-to-use web APIs as well. Both these services are quite expensive though. If most of the SMSes you are sending are local, you can setup an SMS gateway (ozeki, visualtron etc), a GSM modem and send SMSes using a purchased SIM card. Remember to test using a prepaid SIM to avoid running up a large ...


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Remember the Milk


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IFTTT is great for stuff like this. The Date & Time channel is the one you're looking for.


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My two cents: If you need SMS reminders for tasks, then your task-management system could probably benefit from some additional thought. You should be consulting and rearranging your daily task list multiple times per day. I use Gcal and Gtasks, assigning tasks to the day when I expect to actually do them ("do" dates, not "due" dates). On today's list, I ...


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Only the cellular phone carrier can decide whether you can send SMS via email or not. Here's how to reach people on the most popular carriers: T-Mobile: phonenumber@tmomail.net Virgin Mobile: phonenumber@vmobl.com Cingular: phonenumber@cingularme.com Sprint: phonenumber@messaging.sprintpcs.com Verizon: phonenumber@vtext.com Nextel: ...


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You could do this with Toodledo. It would use Twitter as an intermediary. You can create a Toodeldo task by sending a DM on Twitter. You can send Tweets (including DMs) via SMS.


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I would use Google Voice. You would have to use the Google voice number, or use a Google voice app and registered phone. You then could see all txts to and from that phone number.


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From what I know, the only current way to do it is through your Google Voice administration. You can receive, send and reply from Google Voice and your text message would show up under your Google Voice number rather than your Gmail address. I prefere the Gmail interface for texting, but so far it seems as the only way to go.


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The SMS Channel was apparently stopped a while back as I was facing the same problem and a mail from the help desk of Google had content informing that since no progress is happening from Labs to a revenue generating effort into mainstream, they are discontinuing it. So theres a chance that it might not be working for the same reason. Or, maybe because you ...


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This is a Google Calendar solution, and includes instructions on how to add reminder notifications, since the basic US Holiday calendar doesn't allow you to change Calendar-level notifications. You can try using Google Calendar to set an event on your calendar every time Daylight Savings time begins or ends. This works for events repeating on the first ...


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It is indeed true that Twitter can't send SMS in countries with a long code. Looks like there's an oversight in this system so that it's allowing SMS verification to be used even though it should require confirmation via incoming SMS. Twitter provides instructions at https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170409, but unfortunately those aren't of much use. ...


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You may want to investigate IF This Then That and maybe their recipe that allows you to automatically forward a e-mail message to a phone via SMS. This recipe may not fully work for you, depending on your needs, but this is a start. ifttt is truly a godsend when it comes to connecting different services.


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On you google calender go to settings -> calender settings - > calenders -> Notifications and set up a default reminder for sms this should do as you want it to. http://www.google.com/support/calendar/bin/answer.py?answer=37079


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pinger textfree web allows you to do this, at least, to start a new Gmail account (viz. accept text messages on a local number). I haven't tried to automate anything. They use bot-tests like everybody else. But if you want API-level access there is a company that makes a famously accessible (albeit paid if you want more than a few requests per hour) API ...


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You can also use the very famous Way2SMS or you may even try FullOnSMS



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