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SMS from iPad2

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by jayemm, Jul 29, 2011.

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    Hello, I am new.

    Is there. Way to send and receive txt messages on an iPad2
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    A non jail broken iPad cannot send or receive SMS ('text') messages directly - but there are several third-party apps available that host text messaging services on the company's web server.

    If you jail break your iPad, then there are a couple of third party apps that can directly send 'text' messages from the iPad.

    Tim
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    i use an app called 'Brilliant sms' on my unjailbroken ipad 2. works from my ipad to any mobile phone. you need to buy credit though, which is cheap.
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    Try Google Voice...works great!!!
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    You can send SMS from iPad withou third party app but can't receive them.
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