On October’08, Gmail entitled about this updates through their official posts but which isn’t possible in past. Now, Finally Gmail’s enabled SMS Text Messaging For Chat features available in United States. Inside Gmail Inbox, you can send and receive SMS from your friends.
If you found your friends who isn’t online but you need to contact with him/her — just from your inbox (see the images), input the number, type you messages and press on “send sms”. Done.
Dirac says, “When you get a text message from Gmail on your phone, it will come from a number in the 406 area code. (The l33t folks in the crowd will note that this spells G0O.)”. Also “Each of your friends’ messages will come from a different 406 number so you can reply to any message and it will get back to the right person. Messages from the same person will always come from the same number, so you can even bookmark it in your phone” said by Dirac. So, it’s generating unique identity of your friends and no messed up options. Just touch anyone whenever you wants. As well as, you can block anyone – simple send the word “Block” or don’t want to reply someone’s sms – send STOP.
Note that, before to send messages — you should careful, might be you have to pay fee SMS. Dirac says, “Keep in mind that all these text messages count as part of your regular mobile messaging plan and might incur fees. So unless you know your friends have unlimited text message plans, please be sensitive to their phone bills.”
Google takes two with Gmail-SMS chat & Really new in Labs this time: SMS Text Messaging for chat [via cnet & gmail official blog]