Send Text Message SMS to Global Address Book Recipient Through Outlook 2010

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wise_goat

Hi There

We're evaluating the sending Text Message / SMS feature within outlook 2010. We're using a service provided by a third party which works when specifying mobile numbers manually or from the users local contact list.

However the issue occurs when selecting contacts from the Global Address Book it always enters their email address not their Mobile even if all the phone fields are populated.

I assume this is by design as to allow sending the same message to mobiles and email addresses in the same line but just wondering if anyone has come up with a work around or knows of a solution?

Please let me know if you need any more info

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Trissbe

We have the same problem.

I bought a sms packet of zapitsms. It's working very good.

But indeed sending to distributions lists is really a problem. We can send to contact's from the global address list, but we neet to add them one for one..

We also really need a fix or work around for this.
 
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wise_goat

Good to hear I'm not alone thanks Trissbe!

Sending to distribution lists will probably be next on the requirements list as well if possible, but at least if Outlook could figure out I actually want to send a text message in this field rather than an email that would be awesome.

Cheers

Adam
 
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