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In this instructable I will show you how to get your gmail account to send your emails to your phone via txt.
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Step 1: What You Need

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You will need
- A Gmail Account
- A Cell Phone with text messaging capabilities

Step 2: Figure Out Your Cellphone's Email Address

You will need to figure out your celphone's email address.
Each cellphone has a specific email address. Here is a list of carriers and their corresponding email addresses.
note: Do not include country code, just area code.

Alltel [10-digit phone number]

AT&T (formerly Cingular) [10-digit phone number]
[10-digit phone number]

Boost Mobile [10-digit phone number]

Nextel (now Sprint Nextel) [10-digit telephone number]

Sprint PCS (now Sprint Nextel) [10-digit phone number]

T-Mobile [10-digit phone number]

US Cellular [10-digit phone number] (SMS)

Verizon [10-digit phone number]

Virgin Mobile USA [10-digit phone number]

So if I used verizon my adress would be

Step 3: Configuring Your Mail Settings

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Next you will want to log on to your gmail account.

1. Go click on the cog in the upper right hand corner and choose mail settings.
2. Choose the "Forwarding and POP/IMAP" tab in the settings area
3. At the top of "Forwarding and POP/IMAP" you should see the option "Add a Forwarding Address"
4. Click on the button and it will ask you to type in the email you want to forward to, This is where you will type in your phone's email address.
5. If you figured out your phone's email correctly, it should send you a confirmation "email" to your phone.
6. Once you get the code, type it in the space provided (without the # sign before the code) and click "Verify"
7. It should now be set up! Make sure "Forward a copy of incoming emails to..." is checked and also the option to "Keep Gmail's copy in the inbox" is selected in case anything goes wrong so you don't lose your email.
8. Click "Save Changes" at the bottom
I have a problem my phone is Samsung Mobile phone e1270 I can't set my gmail or facebook ;(
kevind35 months ago

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johnsond17 months ago

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DeepakS17 months ago

i m using idea cellular but when im sending a confirm mail i cant receive it on my phone plz tell me what to do

usbg3rd2 years ago
i have mobilink carrier , and i cant get the confirmation mail , i think the email address is tell me if i am wrong , and if i am doing it right then Why is the mail nt comming on my phone
Thanks in advance
CapnTac2 years ago
Does this cost extra money, or does it fall under standard messaging rates? (I have AT&T if that makes a difference)
act casual2 years ago
i try to sent a test email it did word i got Mail Delivery Subsystem error can you help me i got Vodafone