Shutdown your Computer with a Cell Phone

***UPDATE*** This project can also be done with Tunderbird. Here’s a link to the article:

This video will show you how to shutdown your computer from anywhere using a texting capable cell phone, Microsoft Outlook and a free account from

26 thoughts on “Shutdown your Computer with a Cell Phone

  1. foobar says:

    This is a GREAT video!
    I wont be using SMS, but E-Mails directly.
    First thing I want to try out is the activation of the alarm system by my server (in case I forget it on a spontaneous trip).
    or turning off the heaters in the same scenario.
    or controlling some x10 stuff. So much potential :-D

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