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How to Start Sending Free Text Messages in Gmail
Sending Free Text Messages with Gmail

Want to learn how to send free text messages with your Gmail account? Our handy guide will have you sending free text messages to friends and family in just three easy steps!

To get started, Gmail users must sign into the Google Labs edition of Gmail currently being tested. A menu of new features being tested will appear. Locate the “Text Messaging (SMS) in Chat” section and select the “Enable” radio button to use this feature. Note: This feature is currently available for cell phones on participating networks in the U.S., only.

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