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Text to Email via Hangouts?

Posted on 2014-02-16
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What's the best solution for enabling texts while an Android phone is off, to be forwarded to a Google Hangouts account on a desktop?
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Question by:turbojournal
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by:Paul Sauvé
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Have you tried opening Google+ or Gmail on your desktop (in Chrome)?
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by:Allen Falcon
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You should be able to set the phone to alert (ring / flash / etc) when you get a text via SMS or via Google+ Hangout.
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I've been using Google+ and Hangouts in GMail already and this is the reason I've come to this.  I'll turn off my phone and then until I turn my phone back on, I don't get anymore texts.
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by:turbojournal
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There is no way to receive text messages from your cell phone carrier to your hangouts unless your phone is turned on.
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