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SMS in Gmail gone?

Jamie [PersonRank 0]

Thursday, June 25, 2009
15 years ago6,432 views

Anyone else finding SMS gone from Gmail? I use this feature nonstop. Hoping this is just a hiccup, or perhaps SMS is graduating from labs after the recent updates...

Jamie [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Found the official answer :)

http://groups.google.com/group/gmail-labs-help-text-messaging/browse_thread/thread/4bc677ff67bb009b

Jamie [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Four days later, SMS is still disabled. I'm shaking from withdrawals :) No updates from the SMS team either. Am I the only one missing it? I was a pretty heavy user...

Jared Cherup [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

SMS in Gmail may be gone, but it's still active for all Google Voice users.

Jared L [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Thanks Jared...

I would not have thought to look there!

That is working for me still.

Jamie [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

It's really not the same. SMS in Gmail allows you to carry out a conversation in real time. SMS in voice allows you to send an SMS, but doesn't show responses in a conversation type window. I love SMS in Google Voice but it won't replace Gmail SMS for me anytime soon :(

James.P [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

I prefer FishText.com over Gmail SMS. Mainly because it works from your phone and your actual number shows up on the receiving end. It also allows for easy international text messaging.

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