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
4811
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
4
File size
1574 kb
Screenshots
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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.

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
Nov 14, 2014
And another scam... Doesn't work. Useless app, probably spyware with call home feature to make sure they get all your contact info.
A Google User
Nov 13, 2014
2nd revised review. It was once awesome, but now it duplicates every text that I send out, breaks them up into weird segments, and no reply from the devs for a year now, multiple emails. Won't be renewing my subscription until I at least get a reply. Galaxy S3, rooted, CM latest build.
A Google User
Nov 13, 2014
App worked great - but then it expired I wanted to renew and I paid for a renewal - but it refuses to say I paid I tried multiple times to contact developer - I've received no response I've got a refund being processed so Google Wallet was great
A Google User
Nov 13, 2014
Abandoned Used it for two years. It seems to be abandoned. Lots of new bugs surface with new versions of Android. Support does not respond.
A Google User
Nov 13, 2014
Never really works right Always been buggy. Tried emailing the dev a few times, but he doesn't respond. If this were a free app, I would understand, but I have paid for this app for several years. Switching to mighty text.