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# 143106 3-Apr-2014 15:09
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Back in the pre-history it was possible to send an email to 6421xxxxxxxx@sms.vodafone.net and have that fwded onto your phone as an SMS.  I'm pretty sure this died horribly sometime around 2010.

I am just running a long script here and would like to know when it's done.  I can easily script up an email to be sent at the end of it, but I get a lot of mail to my phone, and that would get lost in the mess.  A SMS would be better.  Is there a way to do this now, or am I out of luck?

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  # 1017928 3-Apr-2014 15:11
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I decommissioned this just before Christmas 2011

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  # 1017939 3-Apr-2014 15:29
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I would think you could maybe do something like send an email, then set the email to SMS to your phone using something like IFTTT

https://ifttt.com/connect/email/sms

Or use some other sort of IFTTT rule set up with SMS might work




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  # 1017940 3-Apr-2014 15:30
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Waves fist.. damn you johnr. (but thanks for confirming it's status)

So there isn't a replacement of any kind, or a way to send small volumes of SMSs from arbitrary sources? 




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  # 1017946 3-Apr-2014 15:33
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taneb1:  https://ifttt.com/connect/email/sms

Or use some other sort of IFTTT rule set up with SMS might work
  Yeah I was looking at setting up some sort of IFTTT style Rube Goldberg machine as a worst case.    From memory there is a polling lag with a bunch of the IFTTT stuff.  But 15min late + actually getting my attention is probably better than on time, but not getting my attention for hours.




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  # 1017979 3-Apr-2014 16:17
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What about this?

https://etxt.datacom.co.nz/




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  # 1017988 3-Apr-2014 16:29
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nedkelly: What about this?

https://etxt.datacom.co.nz/
Looked good*, but they literally won't take my money. Their credit card payment link is broken.

*actually the overuse of bad stock photos looks terrible. But the mechanics are exactly what I was looking for.




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  # 1017993 3-Apr-2014 16:38
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qyiet:
nedkelly: What about this?

https://etxt.datacom.co.nz/
Looked good*, but they literally won't take my money. Their credit card payment link is broken.

*actually the overuse of bad stock photos looks terrible. But the mechanics are exactly what I was looking for.


Maybe use the contact page to get them to contact you?




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