Can't send text/SMS through Pidgin's AIM?

Ant ant at
Tue Aug 12 09:53:23 EDT 2014

No one knows or has this problem? :(

On Sat, Aug 02, 2014 at 08:47:57PM -0700, Ant wrote:
> Hello.
> In Trillian in Windows, I can send texts/SMS through its AIM with with 
> United States (U.S.) mobile phone numbers like +12345678901. However, 
> Debian stable's Pidgin v2.10.9 says I can't send since my contact isn't 
> on? Why not? Searches show it is not possible through AIM or am I wrong?
> Thank you in advance. :)
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