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Questions tagged [sms]

Short Message Service

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Facebook mandatory cell phone request — how do I move past it?

I'm trying to use two (genuinely me) Facebook accounts to keep my personal life and business/volunteer life separate, but the last few times I've tried to log into the secondary account, I've been ...
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Get a SMS or Push Notification instantly when an email is send to Gmail

I have integrated my business email to be checked via my Gmail account, using the "Check email from other accounts:" option using POP3. I want to get an instant SMS or push notification on my Android ...
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Unable to activate Google Voice

Heading up over voice.google.com, at the bottom it reads "To send messages, choose a Google Voice number", with a "CHOOSE NUMBER" link. Following the link, I am offered to choose a Google US ...
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How do I bulk archive multiple messages, voicemails, or phone calls in Google Voice?

Exactly as the question states - how do I bulk archive messages, voicemails, and phone calls in Google Voice?
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SMS group texts as individual messages

I'd like to be able to send out occasional group text alerts via SMS blasts to a small set of people. I'd rather not use a standard group text message because I want everyone's individual number to ...
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Google Desktop Client for Text Messaging

I know someone who wants to receive and respond to text messages from their desktop and am unfamiliar with Google's exploding messaging options. Years ago I switched to Google Voice and I use ...
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Set format of mail forwarded from Gmail to SMS

I have my Gmail set up with a filter to locate important messages and automatically forward them to [mynumber]@[phoneprovider].com with the result that I get an immediate SMS message on my iPhone. ...
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Is there a way to automate texting based on a group a contact is added to in Google Contacts

I'm wondering if there's a way to send a generic pre-written message to any/every contact that's added to a Google contact group.
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How can I search Google Voice for a phone number in only my text messages?

In Google Voice, I can search for a phone number and see all the calls and text messages with that phone number. How can I limit the search to just text messages? I tried using adding in:text ...
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IFTTT-style trigger for receiving texts?

What I would like to do is configure my phone so that whenever I receive a text from a specific group chat, my phone automatically texts itself the message in a different format. My phone is an iPhone ...
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How to remove my phone number from someone else's Twitter account?

I got a new phone number, and I am receiving dozens of Twitter notifications an hour even throughout the night. From everything I've seen texting STOP to the Twitter short code, which to my ...
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How I can get Hangouts notifications on my phone even if I have it open in my PC

I have a Google Voice number, and can send and receive SMS messages using both the website (through gmail.com) or from the Hangouts app on my Galaxy S3. If I have an open desktop web browser on Gmail,...
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Does Google Calendar send SMS notifications for free?

I am somewhat new to Google Calendar. What strikes me is that apparently it can send SMS notifications to mobile phones around the world free of charge (or, at least, I don't see any warning text ...
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I changed my phone number and can't verify my Gmail account [duplicate]

I changed my phone number and can't verify my Gmail account. How do I fix this? I know my password. I've tried accessing my alternative email. Nothing is working. I can't regain access to my old ...
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Why do Microsoft and LinkedIn text me from the same number?

I recently enabled two-factor authentication everywhere I could, and many sites now text me when I log in. Nearly every company texts from a unique number, as I would expect. However, Microsoft and ...
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

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 ...
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Google Voice SMS forwarding

Due to bank limitations I need some way to send a text message to two different cell phones. My Android phone makes it easy to forward selected texts to my wife. She has an iPhone. I and others have ...
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How can I setup Gmail to send me an SMS when I receive an email that matches a certain string? [duplicate]

Is there a way to send a (sms) text to myself when I receive a new Gmail message and the subject contains a certain string? Is there a feature in Gmail itself, a third party service, or an addon that ...
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Verification by SMS in country with long code? (Germany)

I enabled two factor authentication with a German number. And since then I'm locked out of my account: verification SMS never arrive After setting up two factor authentication, I made a quick test, ...
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Is it possible to pull a link preview when posting to Google+ via SMS?

I have my Google+ account set up so I can post via SMS. When I post a URL, the preview of the link (and image) is not displayed. Google seems to fall short in documenting their own products, at times....
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Google Calendar and SMS reminder (Canada)

While Google Calendar SMS notification seems to work for many locations, does it work for Canada? Reference: http://cantada.ca/ The option seems grayed out: However, Google seems to indicate that ...
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using Yahoo Messenger to send SMS

When using Yahoo Messenger to send SMS, I get: Sorry, but Yahoo! Messenger is currently unavailable. Please try again later. I receive this error message after step three below: To send SMS ...
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Daylight savings time reminder? [closed]

Is there a web app that will send me an email or SMS to remind me that US Daylight Savings Time is starting or ending?
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Not able to sign up for Google Labs: SMS Channels [closed]

I am not able to Sign up for Google SMS Channels, I am getting this error message: What's wrong? What should I do?
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Where can I find a list of calling numbers used by Google Calendar SMS service

I frequently use SMS notifications in Google Calendar, but I seem to receive the SMS message from a different sending number each time. So my SMS list is full of different "random" numbers. I'd like ...
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How can I send by text a message from Gmail?

I want to forward a Gmail message from my daughter to text so I can send it out by SMS on my phone.
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Google Calendar sending the same SMS each day at a specified time

How can I set Google Calendar to send me the same SMS Daily (or every Thursday or after every 45 Days) at a specified time? If this is not possible in Google Calender, then is there any other Web App ...
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Is text messaging required, if account information is lost for both Facebook profile and associated email account?

Suppose a user has lost their login information for their Facebook account and their email account at the same time; can this user regain access to their account using a regular land-line, or does it ...
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Selective Forwarding | SMS Forwarding

Does anybody know a way to create a rule in Gmail to forward emails from a specific contact or email address? If so, is there a way to forward to SMS? I've tried playing around with the filtering ...
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Facebook Checkpoint, Locked Profile

I have been loged out of my facebook for a while. It all started when I imported some contacts from my old Yahoo mail. They locked my account and I now have to verify it, I tried this they send me a ...
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Can you send SMS messages using your Google Voice number from Gmail?

Google Voice allows you to send text messages to/from an assigned local telephone number. Unfortunately, it's interface for doing so is rather poor in my opinion. Gmail has a much better interface ...
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What SMS email address works for Google Voice?

I have a Google Voice number that accepts SMS messages and I need an email address that can be used to send SMS messages to my Google Voice number. What is the email address for Google Voice assuming ...
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Google Calendar and SMS reminder

I have a Google Calendar synchronized with Sunbird. Is there any possibility to set the SMS notification when I add an event via Sunbird?
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Can I send and receive text messages online? [closed]

I was curious if it's possible to send/receive text messages from a computer to a mobile phone. I found the site http://www.411sms.com/freesms, which seems promising but I haven't actually tried it ...
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How does Facebook's “Also send message as text” interact with SMS message alerts?

The new Facebook inbox allows you to a message to also be sent as a text. If the receiver already has SMS message alerts, are two messages received?
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Which carrier should I use for Google Voice?

Sometimes a website (e.g. Amazon) will ask for a mobile phone number so they can send you a text message (e.g. to track a shipment), but they also ask you which carrier you use (e.g. AT&T, Verizon,...
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Is it possible for some one in Afghanistan to get a tweet from a person in the USA as an SMS in their Afghan cell phone? How?

I need to be able to update people in Afghanistan with SMS messages to their cell phones. I thought the best way to do this was to get them all to sign-up for twitter and then subscribe to my tweets ...
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How to have emails matching a specific Gmail filter sent as SMS to a mobile device?

In some cases I receive an email that I would like to know about immediately. Regardless of whether or not my 'phone has email abilities, SMS messages coming to my mobile are much more in your face. ...
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Google Voice not automatically notifying new text message

My Google voice app on my EVO is not telling me when I have a text message even though I have notifications turned on. I have to open Google voiced hit refresh to get new items.
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How to add a signature to all outgoing SMS messages in Google Voice?

How can I make Google Voice attach a signature to all my outgoing SMS messages?
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Web application to send SMS email

Is there a web application that will let me send SMS email? Some services don't seem to support receiving normal email.
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How can I get all Twitter @reply messages sent to me from people I follow via SMS?

I usually keep SMS for most messages off, but would like to get @reply messages so I don't miss out on any conversation opportunities. Twitter is blocked on the PCs at work, so I will often notice an @...
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To-do/task service that can receive SMS messages and send back reminders? [closed]

I am aware of this question, but the services don't seem to have support for receiving SMS messages to set tasks. Ideally, I should be able text a certain number something with the format "stop by ...
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Web app to send Bulk SMS [closed]

Any recommendations for web apps for sending bulk SMS to several mobile numbers?