Text via PC

  1.    21 Dec 2016 #1

    Text via PC

    Is it posible to send and receive text via my PC.

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  2.    21 Dec 2016 #2

    If you mean the Short Message Service (SMS) frequently used on cellphones, then the answer is "Yes." There are any number of Web-based services that let you send SMS from a PC, as documented in this Google Search. Receiving SMS on a PC is a bit more tricky because SMS must be sent first and foremost to a cell number. Getting the SMS text messages to a PC therefore involves a bit of programming trickery. Here's an article that explains this side of the equation, and provides links to 6 services (some free, some for a fee) that can do this: 6 Services That Let You Receive SMS on PC without Phone.
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  3.    21 Dec 2016 #3

    Also, some cell phone companies like Sprint offer SMS texting on their websites. It's attached to your normal cell phone number.
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  4. bobkn's Avatar
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       21 Dec 2016 #4

    I have done it exactly once.

    I simply sent an email to an address at the recipient's cell service provider. Here is how for Verizon:

    Email to Text Message - Verizon Wireless Email to Text

    I memory serves, the recipient can reply via text, and it'll come back to you as email.
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  5.    21 Dec 2016 #5

    Bobbyboy said: View Post
    Is it posible to send and receive text via my PC.

    The way you asked your question, yes.

    If the question had been, "Is there an easy reliable free safe way to sync SMS texts between Android and PC?" the question is, well, not yet.

    The good news is that something floating about in beta called SKYPE MINGO might do the trick.

    macOS and iOS offer this functionality so smoothly it's really missed in Windows 10 and Android.
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18312
       21 Dec 2016 #6

    Hello Bobby, :)

    You could also send SMS text messages via the Skye Preview app in Windows 10 build 14926 and later.

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