Unified communications is what we expect in years to come.
Landlines will be long forgotten for voice calls and mobiles for texts, it is currently being mixed up so we can make use of whichever medium with any form of communication.
It has taken some time but it is now possible to communicate how we want.
In this tutorial, I will highlight how you can forward an email to your smartphone as an SMS.
Several mobile devices can handle email via a dedicated application. These devices possess email apps and some are available from various email providers. Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, and so on all come with dedicated mobile applications, but at times, this is not what is required.
Once in a while, you might have to rapidly send the info in an email over text for fast digestion.
We will break down how to do that below:
How To Forward Email As A Text?
If you have no email to SMS gateway, it is still possible to forward an email to SMS. There are a few options available to make that happen. Users can forward an email straight to a cell number, get the email copied into a text or you can make use of a desktop mobile application to do the same thing.
How Can I Forward An Email As SMS?
For forwarding an email as a text, knowing the email address your carrier uses for this feature is compulsory.
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- Access the email in your client and choose Forward.
- Type in the phone number and the @email address in “To.”
- Be certain that the email content does not exceed the carrier’s maximum character limit for text.
- Tap Send.
- A few carriers now give considerate maximum character limit for text but some of are still frustrating. If the email contains HTML, hyperlinks, images, video, audio, and other media, there are no guarantees that this will work. It is best to get rid of any of these before tapping Forward to be certain that the email is forwarded and not corrupted.
How Can I Forward Email To SMS With A Browser Extension?
There are a few Chrome extensions that let you do the same from inside the browser.
One is Send Your Email to SMS (text). It is a dependable extension that makes forwarding happen seamlessly. It functions well with Gmail and installs a button inside Gmail that displays a popup window for you to include the cell number and the message you need to forward.
There will surely be other browser extensions for Chrome that you will find on the net.
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How Can I Copy Email Into An SMS?
If you only have to forward an email to a text once in a while, you can do it manually even if it will not be as fast as you would’ve liked. Do you own Windows 10? Your Phone application can be used to connect a mobile to a desktop or laptop and copy and paste or share files between both devices. It functions on Android and iPhone and makes manual forwarding pretty simple.
Users can also enter the gist of the email into a text window and send it like that but it is not the best option to go for.
It is okay if it is done once but all the time? No.