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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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