Twitter on SMS

Operate your Twiter account through Ufone SMS services

Operate your Twiter account through Ufone SMS services

  • Send and Receive unlimited Tweets instantly!
  • Follow your friends, family, and favorite celebrities constantly on the run

Subscription
  • Create an account on Twitter and SMS “start” to 40404.
  • Enter username
  • Provide password. (Passwords are case sensitive)
  • Send confirmation Message OK.
  • To get others' updates delivered to your phone, U have to turn on mobile updates for Tweets you wish to see on your phone. Until U do this, U will not receive any Tweets to your mobile phone.
  • Check out these other phone commands for more tips and tricks!
Charges
  • Re.1+Tax/SMS
  • NO Subscription charges
  • Receiving Tweets are FREE!
Further commands to maneuver account
  • ON: Turns ALL your authorized Twitter updates and notifications on.
  • OFF: Turns off all updates except direct messages. Send STOP again to turn off direct messages too.
  • STOP, QUIT, End, Cancel, or Unsubscribe: Turns ALL phone notifications off.
  • ON username: Turns on notifications for a specific person on your phone. Example: ON TaimurWaqar
  • OFF username: Turns off notifications for a specific person on your phone. Example: OFF Hassan909
  • Username: This command allows you to start following a specific user, as well as receive SMS notifications. Example: FOLLOW alikhan, or f alikhan for short.
  • LEAVE username: This command allows you to stop receiving SMS notifications for a specific user. Example: LEAVE asif, or l asif for short.
Additional Commands
Use the commands below to send private messages, favorite Tweets, and more
  • @username + message
    Reply: shows your Tweet as a reply directed at another person, and causes your twitter to save in their "replies" tab. Example: @TimeWorld Pakistan economy will grow steadily!
  • D username + message
    Direct Message: sends a person a private message that goes to their device, and saves in their web archive. You can also use M username + message to send a private message now! Examples: d alikhan want to pick an Orange Juice for me while you're there?, m alikhan want to pick up an Orange Juice for me while you're there?
  • RT username
    Retweet: sends another user's latest Tweet to your followers. Example: RT alikhan
  • WHOIS username
    Retrieves the profile information for any public user on Twitter. Example: whois alikhan, w alikhan for short.
  • GET username
    Retrieves the latest Twitter update posted by the person. You can also use g username to get a user's latest Tweet. Examples: get espncricinfo, g espncricinfo
  • FAV username
    Marks that user's last Tweet as one of your favorites. (reply to any update with FAV, FAVE, or FAVOURITE to mark it as a favorite if you're receiving it in real time) Examples: fav espncricinfo, fave espncricinfo, favourite espncricinfo
  • STATS
    This command returns your number of followers, how many people you're
  • HELP
    Texting help, info, or aide to Twitter will bring up helpful tips.
Additional Information
  • Using on/off username commands from phone will only stop notifications coming to your Mobile. There is no way to un-follow someone or block someone via SMS.
  • The following commands perform the same actions: Follow = On. And Leave = Off.
  • Following someone from a phone for the first time will also cause U to follow them on the web.
  • There is no way to stop following a person without visiting their web profile and removing them. The off, leave, stop, and quit commands will only disable mobile updates from that user.
  • U don't have to use on/off username from the phone, U can also set individual notifications from a person's profile page on the web, or check their following page and manage all phone notification settings there.
For More information on using the service visit following links.
Turning Mobile Twitter Updates Off and On+ to send private messages, favorite Tweets, and more.
http://support.twitter.com/groups/34-mobile/topics/153-twitter-via-sms/articles/14020-about-twitter-sms-commands
How to get SMS Notifications of Twitter:
http://support.twitter.com/groups/34-mobile/topics/153-twitter-via-sms/articles/289826-how-to-get-sms-notifications-for-mentions-dms-and-more
To Follow/Unfollow via SMS:
http://support.twitter.com/groups/34-mobile/topics/153-twitter-via-sms/articles/131308-how-to-follow-unfollow-others-via-sms
Posting Tweets via SMS:
http://support.twitter.com/groups/34-mobile/topics/153-twitter-via-sms/articles/163508-how-to-post-a-tweet-via-sms
Creating Twitter Account Using SMS:
http://support.twitter.com/groups/34-mobile/topics/153-twitter-via-sms/articles/63660-how-to-create-a-twitter-account-using-sms
Twitter SMS FAQs:
http://support.twitter.com/groups/34-mobile/topics/153-twitter-via-sms/articles/14014-twitter-phone-faqs
Terms & Conditions
  • In Islamabad, AJK, Gilgit/Baltistan and FATA an additional 0.84% will be charged on all services and packages.
  • 19.5% FED on usage and other taxes on bill/recharge apply.
  • In Islamabad, AJK, Gilgit/Baltistan and FATA 18.5% FED and other taxes on bill/recharge will apply.
  • Your SIM is your identity, only use SIMs issued through Biometric Verification – PTA

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