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AT&T customers can now send texts via Amazon Echo
« on: November 22, 2016, 10:57:55 AM »
Here's the link to the article I found first:
http://money.cnn.com/2016/11/18/technology/amazon-echo-att-texts/index.html?iid=ob_homepage_tech_pool

And  here is the link to AT&T's site with instructions on enabling the skill and setting up your contacts.
https://www.att.com/offers/send-messages-amazon-echo.html?partner=LinkShare&siteId=TnL5HPStwNw-LTUL5e6S_fk8WdcjaA6x3w

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Re: AT&T customers can now send texts via Amazon Echo
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2016, 09:51:27 AM »
Thanks for sharing... I'm gonna have to try that out!  :)
 
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Re: AT&T customers can now send texts via Amazon Echo
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2016, 04:11:14 AM »
Cool!  I wonder if any other carriers are doing this...things to check out!
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Re: AT&T customers can now send texts via Amazon Echo
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2016, 09:49:06 AM »
I tried it out & it worked! You have to say your message continuously, if you pause she thinks it's the end of the message. I can't see myself using it very often, but if your hands busy, wet , dirty, etc & you need to send a short text, it comes in handy.  :)

Your sent message doesn't show up on your phone since it's sent by AT&T, but you do receive the reply on your phone.
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