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text messaging Exchange 2016

Barry Fields
Barry Fields asked
Last Modified: 2019-01-10
Is it possible to do text messaging via Exchange 2016? If so is there a doc I can read?
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David Johnson, CDSimple Geek from the '70s
Distinguished Expert 2019

not directly  possible with a sms gateway,  SMS and Email are two entirely different systems
Barry FieldsIT manager


I understand the differences between SMS and email. I found my answer , yes using the cellular carriers SMS gateway facilitates what I am trying to do. Just create an email message in outlook and use the recipient tel # plus the domain of the cellular carrier and you are done. The examples are below


Alltel                             [insert 10-digit number]@message.alltel.com       [insert 10-digit number]@mms.alltelwireless.com
AT&T                             [insert 10-digit number]@txt.att.net       [insert 10-digit number]@mms.att.net
Boost Mobile             [insert 10-digit number]@myboostmobile.com       [insert 10-digit number]@myboostmobile.com
Cricket Wireless             [insert 10-digit number]@mms.cricketwireless.net
Project Fi                   [insert 10-digit number]@msg.fi.google.com
Sprint                             [insert 10-digit number]@messaging.sprintpcs.com       [insert 10-digit number]@pm.sprint.com
T-Mobile                     [insert 10-digit number]@tmomail.net       [insert 10-digit number]@tmomail.net
U.S. Cellular                     [insert 10-digit number]@email.uscc.net       [insert 10-digit number]@mms.uscc.net
Verizon                             [insert 10-digit number]@vtext.com       [insert 10-digit number]@vzwpix.com
Virgin Mobile             [insert 10-digit number]@vmobl.com       [insert 10-digit number]@vmpix.com
Republic Wireless       [insert 10-digital number]@text.republicwireless.com       

Than you for your input
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