I recently got a new phone number, and I want people who contact me at my old number to be automatically informed of my new number. I've ported my old phone number to Google Voice and set up a prerecorded voicemail greeting that says "this isn't my number anymore, here is my new number...."
Now I would like to do the same thing for texts received at the old number. In other words, when people text me at the Google Voice number, I want them to receive an automated text reply that says "this isn't my number anymore, here is my new number...."
I tried following the instructions from this ZDNet article to set up a Gmail label filter that sends a canned response to all text messages coming from Google Voice.
Unfortunately, this didn't work because Gmail's auto-respond feature will NOT reply to the address in the From field, it instead responds to the Return-Path header. Thus the auto-reply was sent to the bounce catcher
grandcentral.bounces.google.com, which is the mailed-by address instead of the necessary
I have it set up to work with IFTTT which sends an auto-reply from IFTTT but I would love to use Google to do everything. Is that at all possible?
Is there a script that will auto-reply to the