How to Send SMS Using MS Access

by Chanel Adams

Microsoft Access is part of the Microsoft Office Suite. This program allows you to create flyers, brochures, newsletters and other types of documents. You can even send a short message service (SMS) to a person's cell phone, if needed. As you attempt to send the message, use Microsoft Access to attach a file you created. However, you will need to use Microsoft Outlook to send the email.

Click "Start" and "All Programs." Select the Microsoft Office folder. Double-click on Microsoft Outlook.

Select "New" at the top. In the "To:" field, input the person's cell phone number and carrier. For example, if your friend is on AT&T and his number is 959-555-0100, his email address would be 29595550100@att.net.

Type a subject for your email in the "Subject:" line. This is optional, but you can inform the person of a new project or an upcoming deadline. For example, type "Deadline" or "New Project Venture," without the quotes.

Compose your message in the field below the subject. Ensure that your message is 160 characters or less. Keep your SMS brief and to the point.

Click "Attach" to attach a file from Microsoft Access. Search in your computer's programs and files for Microsoft Access. Then select a file and click "Insert."

Proofread your message. Press the "Send" button when satisfied.

Tip

  • Make sure the recipient's phone can view Microsoft Access files. For example, Windows Mobile devices can read and download these attachments.

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Based in Massachusetts, Chanel Adams has been writing since 2009. Her work has been published by the "Lowell Sun," MadeMan.com, Coed Media and other print and online publications. She has knowledge in fashion, careers, health, education, computers and electronics. Adams has an Associate of Science in administrative medical assisting from San Joaquin Valley College.

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