* * *uncle mark wrote:Beat me to it. I don't do text (phones are for talking, and get off my lawn), but do sometimes use those email addresses to contact people who are into text more than email.zarg2 wrote:If I'm sending from my desktop I just use my email program and address the recipient as their phone number then the gateway for their phone carrier: put the phone number in front of the @ and discard the carrier identity that is there now.
zarg2 & uncle mark,
There are many cellular companies. How do you know what phone carrier the person uses? Send a text and ask?
On the other hand, pushbullet might be simple, with the door to door encryption feature.
Many different suggestions, thanks