Thursday, May 26, 2011

SMS Chat in Gmail


How it works

  • From Gmail, click on Settings, and go to the Labs tab
  • Scroll down until you see “Text Messaging (SMS) in Chat” and select Enable
  • Also enable the “SMS in Chat gadget” and then Save Changes
  • You can send free texts to your friends in the US and many countries around the world

How to send a SMS from Gmail

  1. Log into your Gmail account. In theSend SMS box above Chat, enter the phone number you want to send a SMS to.
  2. In the dialog box, enter Contact name of the SMS recipient and check that country and phone number are correct. Then, clickSave.
  3. Type your message in the chat window and hit Enter.
  4. Your message will be sent to the phone number you entered.
If your contact replies, the text message response will appear as a reply in Chat. These conversations are stored in your Chat history just like regular chats. Learn more about Gmail SMS.
Note: Sending and receiving a message from Gmail to any phone is free. When replying with an SMS from phone to Gmail, you will be charged a regular SMS rate by your mobile provider.
Supported Mobile Operators
  • Ghana
    Airtel
    MTN
    Tigo
  • Indonesia
    Indosat
    Telkomsel
  • Israel
    orange
    Pelephone
  • Kenya
    Airtel
    orange
    Safaricom
  • Malawi
    Airtel
    TNM
  • Nigeria
    Glo
    Starcomms
  • Palestinian Territories
    Jawwal
    Wataniya Mobile
  • Philippines
    SMART
    Sun Cellular
  • Saudi Arabia
    STC
  • Senegal
    orange
    Tigo
  • Tanzania
    Vodacom
  • Uganda
    Orange
    MTN
    Uganda Telecom
  • United States
    All operators
  • Zambia
    Airtel
    MTN

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