Everyone know that Gmail is the best email service to use. Despite of much criticized Gmail layout change, it is hard to get facilities like it somewhere else.

Tip: If you’re looking to revert Gmail layout, you should see how to Revert Old Gmail Permanently.

Do you know how to send free SMS from Gmail account to mobile? Gmail now provides SMS credits in chat which can be utilized for free text messaging on specific mobile operators (check mobile operators supported by Gmail for your country here).

Gmail grants a 50 SMS credits everyday. Credit will decrease every time by one when you send an SMS. You can increase your credit by 5 if you get replied to your SMS, this credit will be increased by 5, up to a maximum of 50.

The reply rate is 1 Rupee per reply i.e. the person who receives your SMS from Gmail on his mobile can reply on this rate. And if s/he replies, your Gmail SMS credit will increase by 5!

Once your credit goes to zero, it will increase back up to one (1) after 24 hours.

How to send free SMS from Gmail to Mobile?

Send free SMS from Gmail to mobile just by using this 3-step guide.

  1. Go to the chat section in your Gmail account and type a mobile number in the textbox saying Search, chat or SMS. Then click Send SMS on right.
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  3. This step will allow you to save that mobile number as a Contact in your Gmail contact list.
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  4. Now, a box similar to Gmail chat will appear, where you can send and receive SMSs.
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This Gmail facility supports Aircel, Loop Mobile, MTS, Reliance, Tata DoCoMo and Tata indicom in India. Also see send unilimited free SMS with WhatsApp and sites to send free SMS.