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I've looked at DesktopSMS, EasySMS, RemoteSMS, Droid Messenger, MightyText and BrowserTexting. Droid Messenger has you go through their website, which is a deal breaker for anyone who cares about the privacy of their text messages. DekstopSMS is full of bugs and hasn't been maintained since August 2009. I haven't tried RemoteSMS but the free version only ...


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On the phone, go into the email app Push the menu soft key. Select "settings". Select your email address. DO NOT tap "General preferences", tap your actual email address. Scroll to the bottom and uncheck Sync SMS OR: Go to Settings Select "Microsof Exchange ActiveSync" in Accounts group Select the "Settings" under Common settings group Select your ...


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Use Airdroid. It gives SMS and much more. And it is web based so you don't need to install a client on your machine.


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You could try RemoteSMS. It is pretty simple, and no registration is needed. Notes: It creates a web server (accessible to anyone on the network, I might add) accessible via your Web browser via the phone's IP address and port 8080.


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I knew of a professional service that required the end user to define their carrier, and then they converted it to the built-in email address (EX: Verizon is <10-digit phone number>@vtext.com) I found a (non-confirmed) list of many of the carriers here: ATT - [10-digit phone number] @ txt.att.net Sprint - [10-digit phone number] @ ...


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I've used PhoneView before. It's $20 but you can do a lot more with it than just transfer SMS. I'm also assuming you don't want to jailbreak your phone.


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As the Kindle Fire only uses WiFi for web access, not a cell carrier, it does not normally have the capability of texting another cell phone. It does have the capability to access websites that do texting, where the only parental control solution is to use Setting Parental Controls on Kindle Fire. I have no idea how effective these controls are. You could ...


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Get a Google Voice number if you're in the USA. You can text for free with it.


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We use the free software called MWconn for Windows or ixconn for Ubuntu. It has some amazing features and is easy to install. Not only is it able to automatically dial up as the PC starts, it can also communicate with the modem. It has a built in SMS manager, PC remote-control by SMS and incoming call, SMS transmission by batch job in a simple-ish interface ...


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I am pretty sure these companies use ordinary SMS gateways, such as Kannel. My company is provided with this service by Beepsend and we can send SMS messages through a SOAP web service and specify any caller ID we want (alphanumericals allowed). Of course, using these services to send from a caller ID that belongs to someone else without their permission is ...


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The best tool I found for this was an Open Source Package that runs on a Linux server, or Windows with cygwin. Like Randolph, I ran this with (three) serial-connected GSM modems. http://smstools3.kekekasvi.com/index.php?p= The SMS Server Tools 3 is a SMS Gateway software which can send and receive short messages through GSM modems and mobile phones. You ...


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This is possible, but usually you'll need a special agreement with the carrier or a third-party who'll send the sms. And it'll cost you (here in germany starting at 8-10 Cent for a small number of sms). There may be different ways to deliver sms, e-mail, http or a special api. But a simple e-mail to number@telco.example.com will most likely not work. I ...


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You can use PhoneView. If you don't want to pay for the privilege, you can use this hint. iPhone backups created by iTunes contain the SMS database. It's located in a file named 3d0d7e5fb2ce288813306e4d4636395e047a3d28 in a sub-folder of ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/. You can use a SQLite Database Viewer to view and export the SMS ...


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SMS is not encrypted. So you need an encrypting layer on top of it. Thus, you will need an application on your phone to encrypt the message (and possibly pack your command into multiple SMS messages if it won't fit into the limit of a single message), and another application on the other end to decrypt it. The application should also address the fact that ...


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I think your hypothesis is correct. I set up my number last night, and my wife was able to send me SMS messages without any problems, and I had not sent her any yet. She sent it about 45 minutes after I had activated my account.


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Zeep Mobile is a free service, and I think it's pretty good. I'm planning on using it for a project in the near future.


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You can now do that through gtalk or XMPP with GTalkSMS: https://code.google.com/p/gtalksms for Android >= 2.0 TalkMyPhone: https://code.google.com/p/talkmyphone/ for Android < 2.0


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Self promoting never hurts: I had the same problem, so I wrote TextToCloud. It comes with a small PHP file you install onto your own private web server, and it connects to that. It's free at https://market.android.com/details?id=uk.co.jcitbournemouth.texttocloud Oh, the cool thing is it still works even if you're outside Wifi range of your phone.. :)


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I strongly recommend MyPhone Explorer, Just install the myphone explorer client on the phone and that is it!


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I have used Blurts with a lot of success on windows. There is the Cortado line of software. The free version is here. There is a premium version as well. It works by email. So you basically get an email of the txt and you reply to it, once your phone gets it. It will then send the txt out.


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gnokii might work. It has Linux and Windows versions. VirtualBox doesn't support USB in the open source version, but there is a free-as-in-beer closed source version that does. See their editions page for details.


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I don't think there is a convient way using the stock firmware or the iPhone UI. I bellieve SMS are stored in a SQLite DB on the device, if you can gain access to the DB file as you could using jailbroken firmware, then you could export SMS using any app that can read a SQLite database


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I know this is an old question, but i just found it "binging" and though it might be handy to update. under your skype account settings on the skype site, under "call phones" there is an option to chance your Caller ID settings. enter your mobile number in here and when you send a SMS or make a call, your mobile number will show up. this way, your friend can ...


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Check out this article on eHow and this one on makeuseof.


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You're probably not going to like my answer, but if you want interoperability, you shouldn't use Microsoft technologies... Do you have to use Outlook? If you can change, I'd suggest thunderbird with the lightning extension. It works beautifully with google calendar, using the standard ICAL protocol.


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I'm not sure, but I think you can do that with Samsung PC Studio. I have a Nokia and I do that with similar software (Nokia PC Suite).


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you don't need any extra apps or software as Samsung has this already covered. Samsung kies air is capable of doing all this & more using WiFi. It only works for Samsung devices tho. :))


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Have you looked into Google voice It uses the contact list in your Google Contacts. It also integrates into cell phones (iOS, Android) if you were to get one later. Google voice allows you to send/receive on a computer. The normal interface is a web interface, but I have standalone software for the Menubar on my mac, I assume there must be a Windows systray ...


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Maybe the SmushBox is for you http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/smush/smart-sms-texting-for-everyone-the-smushbox. It was discussed in Security Now episode 398: http://www.grc.com/sn/sn-398.txt



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