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How to send an SMS to a cell phone or IM to remind of an appointments/appointments/anniversaries?

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shivsa:
> 1. I would think if setting the reminder/appointments/daily task.
> if u are online then reminding u, or if u are away from your desk sending SMS to your cell phone.
> 2. The above include important events also, like Bday/anniversaries and all.
(From: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Applications/MS_Office/Outlook/Q_20847709.html )

Thank you.
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Tools -> "Rules and Alerts" -> "Manage Alerts" tab is for?
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Here's a Microsoft KB article on sending reminders to a pager:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=236774

I'm not aware of any other built-in Outlook feature that'd do this.  There are a number of third-party apps that'll do this though.  Here's a link to a web site that lists a bunch of them.  Although I don't know, I suspect this may be what shivsa was referring to in his/her post.
http://www.slipstick.com/addins/pager.htm

It's also possible to write a custom program that'd monitor Outlook and send pages/SMSs, even when Outlook was not running.
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