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Thursday, 28 June 2012

How To Enable Gmail SMS To Send Free Text Messages To Mobile

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Google has come out with a Gmail Labs feature that allows you send text messages from your Gmail chat window. Google SMS allows users send text messages to their contacts phone from their Gmail chat
. To crown it all, this extremely powerful feature is totally free of charge (FOC) for all Gmail users.

Follow the steps bellow to set up this feature for your daily use.

Step 1
Signup for a Gmail account. You can do that here  http://goo.gl/7klHL

Step 2
Longin to your account after completing the step above

Step 3
Click on “settings” icon to expand the options and then click “settings”

Step 4
On the window that will open when you take step 3, click on “labs and enable sms”, enable sms in chat and then click on save changes.

How To Send Free SMS from Gmail To Mobile

Step 1
Go to the chat section in your Gmail account

Step 2

Type a mobile number in the “search, chat or sms” text box

Step 3
Click on “send SMS” tab that appears on the right

Step 4
Choose from the contact you want to send the SMS to. Follow the instructions to save your contact numbers. Follow the instruction that will appear on the bottom right side of your screen where you can send and receive SMS from your Gmail inbox.

In Nigeria, this Gmail feature is supported by Glo, Airtel, MTN, Starcomms and Visafone



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