1. First, you will need the batch files that will be needed to perform the shutdown, hibernate, etc. You can either make these yourself, or download this zip file found on the original source: Download the files here. Extract it to the C Drive so that its extension is : “C:\sms_functions\” 2. Open up Microsoft Outlook. Make sure that you have already configured it for your email. 3. Now we will need to make it so that Outlook checks your inbox about every minute. You can do this by going to Tools>Options. Then click the Mail Setup tab, and afterwards, the Send/Receive button. 4. Make sure that the Schedule an automatic send/receive every… box is checked, and set the number of minutes to 1. Now you may close all of these dialog boxes. 5. Now go to Tools>Rules and Alerts… Next click the options button in the upper right hand corner and press the Import Rules button. 6. Now select the shutdown.rwz file that was found in the zip file named sms_functions that you downloaded (the one taken from the original source). 1. Now, when you send a message from your phone to your e- mail address with the subject smsshutdown%%, your computer will shutdown. You can also make your own rule, so that you can use your own batch file, and may specify the phrase you want to trigger the action. You can do this by: 1. Selecting New Rule… Then clicking the Start from a blank rule radio button, selecting Check messages when they arrive, pressing Next > 2. Select a trigger by checking its box…pressing Next > 3. Select Start Application, and under Step 2, click the underlined word, Application. 4. Now select the batch file, and you are done.