I feel like I've read 7 or 8 different articles on the Messages beta, but I'm not seeing my question's answer.
So, is it possible with Messages for OS X, to receive SMS texts sent to my phone number?
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To avoid confusion, we might be speaking about two things here:
is it possible with Messages for OS X, to receive SMS texts sent to my phone number?
Since SMS is a byproduct of the mobile telephone technology GSM it isn't possible. SMS needs a phone number as the receiver, and that phone must eventually be connected to the network to receive it. The Mac has no GSM connection.
There could be services that receive and forward SMS to you, but I'm not aware of any, and even then, you wouldn't receive these in iMessage.