CHIKKA: Web Instant Messenger to Send Free SMSSunday, July 19, 2009
Chikka is also a web messenger but not just any other web messenger. Chikka Text Messenger is also a two-way PC-to-mobile instant messaging client.
Chikka supports all major Instant Messaging services like MSN, Yahoo, GTalk, AIM and ICQ and above all with just one single login you will be automatically signed in to all other IM services. All you need to do is to register yourself with your mobile number and instantly your password will be sent via sms on your registered mobile. Sign in using that password to Chikka and later on you can connect yourself to all your IM buddies in GTalk, Yahoo etc. The auto sign-in feature of the Chikka lets you access your other IMs conveniently. When you choose this option, you will be automatically signed in to your other IM accounts every time sign in to Chikka.
Up to this point, it’s like any other Web Messenger but the power of Chikka is not limited to this only. We can use Chikka to send free text messages directly to mobile phones around the world. I have tried and tested it for Vodafone and Airtel networks in India and it works like a charm. Within few seconds it delivers SMS and supports almost every mobile service providers in India.
Below are the few key features related to messaging service of Chikka.
- Mobile Message Forwarding
Chikka forwards messages to your mobile phone when you leave your PC.
- Send MMS Images
It can be used to send photos and images to your friends both online or on mobile.
- Get Online Status Alerts
Get alerts on mobile when your contacts come online.
- Send Long SMS Messages
Supports up to 320 character text messages.
- Send Message to whole Gang
Messages can be sent to multiple recipients at the same time without much fuss.
Chikka is also available for download as CHIKKA TEXT MESSENGER