DeskSMS

DeskSMS


DeskSMS forwards your text (and MMS!) messages to your GMail, Google Chat, and DeskSMS Chrome extension! And if you reply back, the recipient gets a text from your number!

You can use your favorite IM client (Beejive, Trillian, etc) or email client to send text messages from your phone number!

Download DeskSMS on your phone, and then use your an IM or email client from your PC or tablet to send text messages!

Step 1) Install DeskSMS on your *phone*.
Step 2) Install a chat client or use gmail on your desktop PC or tablet (like a XOOM)
Step 3) Have a friend send you an SMS, and respond from your desktop PC or tablet!

View your conversations on the DeskSMS Website:
https://desksms.appspot.com/

DeskSMS Chrome Extension:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/nmgcfdmgcfldfkehdgoancleciikdlnf

DeskSMS Firefox Extension:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/desksms/

DeskSMS Tablet Extension:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.koushikdutta.tabletsms

Tips:
We recommend using Gmail filters to keep your inbox organized!
Use the DeskSMS widget to quickly toggle which notifications you get!

Troubleshooting:
For incoming Google Talk messages, remember to approve the contact from [email protected]!

Not getting your message on your computer? Try logging in again. Verify that your default SMS app is enabled.

Phone not syncing? Try relogging back into the DeskSMS android application.

Issues? Email [email protected]

Recent changes:
1113: Fix SMS send bug on some phones.
1112: Fix up device wakeup to not turn on the screen.
1111: Don't wake device on SMS.
1100: Fix some TabletSMS issues. This update will require TabletSMS also be update to 1.0.0.4.
1109: Support for the upcoming TabletSMS app, a native DeskSMS client for Android tablets.
1108: Fix crash.
1107: Update to allow purchase of an additional year.
1106: UI and crash fixes for ICS.
1105: Fix the url of the debugging server used to track down bugs.
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Free
80
4.0
User ratings
4634
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
4
File size
1574 kb
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About DeskSMS
DeskSMS forwards your text (and MMS!) messages to your GMail, Google Chat, and DeskSMS Chrome extension! And if you reply back, the recipient gets a text from your number!

You can use your favorite IM client (Beejive, Trillian, etc) or email client to send text messages from your phone number!

Download DeskSMS on your phone, and then use your an IM or email client from your PC or tablet to send text messages!

Step 1) Install DeskSMS on your *phone*.
Step 2) Install a chat client or use gmail on your desktop PC or tablet (like a XOOM)
Step 3) Have a friend send you an SMS, and respond from your desktop PC or tablet!

View your conversations on the DeskSMS Website:
https://desksms.appspot.com/

DeskSMS Chrome Extension:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/nmgcfdmgcfldfkehdgoancleciikdlnf

DeskSMS Firefox Extension:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/desksms/

DeskSMS Tablet Extension:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.koushikdutta.tabletsms

Tips:
We recommend using Gmail filters to keep your inbox organized!
Use the DeskSMS widget to quickly toggle which notifications you get!

Troubleshooting:
For incoming Google Talk messages, remember to approve the contact from [email protected]!

Not getting your message on your computer? Try logging in again. Verify that your default SMS app is enabled.

Phone not syncing? Try relogging back into the DeskSMS android application.

Issues? Email [email protected]

Recent changes:
1113: Fix SMS send bug on some phones.
1112: Fix up device wakeup to not turn on the screen.
1111: Don't wake device on SMS.
1100: Fix some TabletSMS issues. This update will require TabletSMS also be update to 1.0.0.4.
1109: Support for the upcoming TabletSMS app, a native DeskSMS client for Android tablets.
1108: Fix crash.
1107: Update to allow purchase of an additional year.
1106: UI and crash fixes for ICS.
1105: Fix the url of the debugging server used to track down bugs.

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User reviews of DeskSMS
Great idea, problems with implementation tho.. new contacts needs to be "accepted" before working, and had some problem with double notifications from both google talk and SMS, which there seems to be no solution to. (except for stopping to use gtalk feature), also - this is a (14 day?) trial, costs money...
Aug 2, 2012
WOW, pretty amazing. This beats me from running to my phone to see who sent me a message and vise versa, I can reply back to the person via my gmail account. A little lab messages coming from your server but works GREAT
Jul 30, 2011
Well, you just publicly confessed naiveness.Great idea, great app.
Jul 26, 2011
send sms (via replying through gmail/gtalk) will cost you ..it charges your mobile operator..I was hoping all sms reply to be free..
Jul 23, 2011
Hammer-App, funktioniert reibungslos! Klasse! (N1 m. CM nightly)
Jul 18, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
6 days ago
Okay, but the firefox add-on doesn't work. I can send and receive texts using web url. The firefox toolbar addon does nothing except look pretty. I like the app, but I really wish the desktop side could have have been a standalone widget for windows.
A Google User
Sep 9, 2014
Super Downhill. Sucks. I've been paying for this service for three years. After I most recently paid for another year, the app stopped working (it still said I didn't have any days left in my subscription). I wrote them a week ago and still have no answer. Ridiculous.
A Google User
Sep 8, 2014
Awesome app!!!!!!!! Just amazing. I can set my phones at home over Wi-Fi. and even read msgs from different country. Loving it!!!!!
A Google User
Sep 5, 2014
good but some problems good app however when using with chrome it duplicates all sent messages and labels the first as failed... this is quite annoying.
A Google User
Sep 2, 2014
Used to be good but now MightyText is better After using this and subscribing for a number of years I've gotten fed up with the lack of response to issues so switched over the the better (and free!) alternatives. Main issues for me have been: Splitting messages Double send (only in the web app, not actual double sends) Contact sync It's a shame the developer is too busy with other projects.