Gmail SMS is currently FREE and Available in Malaysia for Digi and Maxis users
If you are not located in one of these countries you can still use it. Here are also a list of other supported countries and operators.
* In order to use this feature you have to enable the SMS (text messaging) in Chat lab.
How to use Gmail Free SMS?
(1) Log into your Gmail account. In the Send SMS box above Chat, enter the phone number you want to send a SMS to.
(2) In the dialog box, enter Contact name of the SMS recipient and check that country and phone number are correct. Then, click Save.
Once your friend replies, the text message response will appear as a reply in Chat. These conversations are stored in your Chat history just like regular chats.
Google does not charge for using this service. However, mobile providers’ standard charges will apply to any SMS messages sent from a mobile device to Google Chat. Please check your mobile provider’s price plan for details.Try Gmail SMS today and start texting your friends from your computer. You can learn more about Gmail SMS.
Links to available service providers in Malaysia :
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