Google Introduced SMS Feature in Gmail and How we Use this Feature?

10/12/2012 By
Gmail introduced new feature that users can send free SMS from Gmail. In India Gmail accepts all mobile operators so user can send free SMSes for all mobiles. Users can send 50 free SMS per day.

Google Introduced the SMS Feature in Gmail and How we Use this Feature?

The SMSes sent from Gmail chat are delivered to mobile phones while replies from the mobile phone come into the chat window. For the mobile phone user, the reply is charged at local SMS rate as per her/his normal billing plan.

If no replies are received to any of the 50 SMSes sent and the credit balance come down to zero, Google says, " will increase back up to one 24 hours later. So, you won't ever be locked out of the system."

How to Use this Feature
  • Just type your friend phone number in chat search box and click Send SMS on pop-up.

Google SMS Pop-Up 1

  • Then type friend name and click Save button to save the contact in your database.

Google SMS Pop-Up 2

  • After saved, The pop-up opened with your friend mobile number. Just type your message and press Enter.

Google SMS Pop-Up 3

  • Your message will sent to your friend mobile as a SMS, If your friend replied to your message it will show on same window.

In india - The service currently supports eight cellular operators including Aircel, Idea, Loop Mobile, MTS, Reliance, Tata DoCoMo, Tata Indicom and some circles of Vodafone. BSNL, MTNL and Airtel are not supported yet.

Click here to know supported mobile operators in your country.
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