How to Send SMS Using MS Accessby 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
- Make sure the recipient's phone can view Microsoft Access files. For example, Windows Mobile devices can read and download these attachments.
Items you will need
- Microsoft Outlook
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