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email address associated with ooma account?

Post by cardenlu » Tue Jun 09, 2009 6:40 am

I live in a remote area where it is difficult to receive pages, unreliable at best.
I was wondering if there is any sort of email address associated with my Ooma account which would ring my phone when an email was sent?
Basically I am looking for some sort of solution where I can receive an incoming ring on my phone (ooma account) as if a call were coming in, when an alert is sent to me. The alerting/paging system at my job is only capable of sending to an email address or to a pager pin #.
Any help/suggestion would be much appreciated!
Thanks!

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Re: email address associated with ooma account?

Post by WayneDsr » Tue Jun 09, 2009 6:56 am

Don't most cell phone's come with email these days? That would be the best solution.

Wayne

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Re: email address associated with ooma account?

Post by scottlindner » Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:04 am

WayneDsr wrote:Don't most cell phone's come with email these days? That would be the best solution.

Wayne
Not by default. Data service costs a pretty penny for a lot of cell plans these days. I do not pay for a data plan. My cell phone is just a regular phone with a built in addressbook and a crappy digital camera that I will never use.

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Re: email address associated with ooma account?

Post by scottlindner » Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:08 am

That's an interesting request. You want email to phone call, where most services like Ooma are focused on phone call to email.

I bet when the SDK is released there might be a way to set this up. At the moment I do not believe it is possible.

Cheers,
Scott

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Re: email address associated with ooma account?

Post by WayneDsr » Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:10 am

Ok, I'll admit it. That's what I have too. :-)
Phone/crappy camera.

Wayne

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Re: email address associated with ooma account?

Post by WayneDsr » Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:11 am

I wonder if Google Voice will have this option?

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Re: email address associated with ooma account?

Post by scottlindner » Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:14 am

WayneDsr wrote:I wonder if Google Voice will have this option?

Wayne
I have a Grand Central account. I just checked the settings, it isn't an option to date.

Scott

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Re: email address associated with ooma account?

Post by WayneDsr » Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:24 am

Thanks for checking.

Have you any indication when Google will go public with Google Voice?

Wayne

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Post by scottlindner » Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:33 am

WayneDsr wrote:Thanks for checking.

Have you any indication when Google will go public with Google Voice?

Wayne
Absolutely. That is definitely their plan. When Google bought Grand Central they locked down the registrations for the same reasons they did with Google Mail. It'll be opened up. I have no clue when though.

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Re: email address associated with ooma account?

Post by lohertz » Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:33 am

scottlindner wrote: Absolutely. That is definitely their plan. When Google bought Grand Central they locked down the registrations for the same reasons they did with Google Mail. It'll be opened up. I have no clue when though.

Scott
That's like saying Google will take the beta tag off its services :)

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