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Using GMAIL to receive email & respond according to subject

Posted on 2013-12-03
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Is there a way for someone to email a specific GMAIL account and once the email is received it is handled by a PHP script or something which responds according...similar to companies like Sprint who say "Text  STATEMENT to #85746 to get your current statement" and then it sends the correct info back.

Example:
Employee emails orderstatus@gmail.com from their phone when they're out with a customer and it has SUBECT: "ORDER#88775" and it queries some SQL DB and emails back with the current expected ship date for the order.

We are using Gmail for business if that is important to know
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Dan Craciun earned 1500 total points
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I do not think you can do this directly from Gmail, but you can auto forward Gmail email to a local mail server, where you can do pretty much anything you want.
https://support.google.com/mail/answer/10957?hl=en

HTH,
Dan
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