SMS with Gmail
Now you can send FREE SMS to your Mobitel friends via Gmail
All Gmail users can now send FREE SMS to your Mobitel user contacts through your Gmail chat window!
To use this feature all what a Gmail user has to do is,
Log into your Gmail account. In the Send SMS box, enter the Mobitel number of the person you want to contact.
In the dialog box, enter Contact name of the SMS recipient. Then, click Save.
Type the message in the chat window and hit Enter.
The message will then be sent to the Mobitel number as a SMS sent from the mail address of the Gmail user. If the Mobitel user replies, the text message response will appear as a reply in Chat and the conversations will be stored in the Gmail user’s Chat history just like regular chats!
If you are a first time Gmail chat user, you would need to enable a Chat application to enjoy this feature.
To do this, follow these steps:
Login to Gmail account -> Mail settings -> click on the “Labs” tab -> enable “SMS (Text messaging) in Chat” and “SMS in Chat gadget” -> Save
Reply SMS will be charged at 25cents (+ tax) for the Mobitel user.
Twitters without a doubt the best way to share and discover what is happening at present. And now, you can be in touch with all those whom you follow and your followers. Just tweet straight from your Mobitel!
Now you can tweet via SMS or MMS on your Mobitel number.
Simply compose a text message containing the text of your Tweet and send it to 40404.
All you have to do is simply compose a picture message containing the text of your Tweet and the picture you’d like to post and send it to 40404
To access Twitter from your Mobitel, follow these simple steps:
Login to twitter -> Home -> Setup Mobile Notification (follow the prompts)
To sign up via SMS: Type signup and send it to 40404 (standard SMS charges apply)
Connect with your friends anytime, anywhere! Access Facebook from your Mobitel to connect and share your experiences with people in your life. Update your status from your mobile via SMS or view the mobile-friendly Facebook zero version at wap.mobitel.lk.