Few days back we mentioned about a Google chrome addon MightyText, which allows you to send and receive Android Phone Message from Chrome. Now again Mightytext comes with the new Google chrome addon Gtext SMS from Gmail. The addon has some great features such as send and received text messages from your gmail account, Sync you messages with your Gmail account, backup Android SMS, and its free. The addon works same like the Mightytext addon, but in mightytext you can only send and receive text message from your browser window, whereas with Gtext you can send messages directly from your GMail account, take the backup of your SMS and more.
The best part of the addon is that it easy to use and all you have to install the addon on your Google chrome browser and an android app on your Mobile phone to connect it with your GMail account. After that you can send messages from your account by using your Android mobile number.
First download the GText from MightyText – SMS from Gmail addon on your Chrome browser and after that install the android application on your mobile device. You can find the download links at the end of this post. Once the installation processes is complete, all you have to pair your Android device with your Gmail account. Just follow the on screen instructions on your android mobile phone and you are done. Once the device is paired you can send and receive text messages directly from your Gmail inbox, without using your android device. The interface of the messages app is same as the Gtalk chat and user friendly.
All you have to type the phone number of the person and your message that you want to send. Or you can also select the contacts from your Phone contact list to send the messages. Not only this, you can also see the new “Compose SMS” Option next to your Gmail Compose message option, just click the option and send the messages directly from your account without using your phone. From this addon you can send both text and MMS messages to your friend and family members.
Other features of the addon are that you can use with your Gmail account are Sync text messages between your Android phone and your computer, Get SMS Notifications on computer, Missed call alert,call logs & SMS Popup & SMS Backup and more.
The addon is useful to all those user who are more active on GMail account and hate switching to your phone to text, this Chrome extension is a must-install.