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Messaging

"Want to chat? Messaging is the way to go!"

We understand your busy schedule and need for keeping up-to-date. That is why we have different options for texting. You can update FB status, tweet, message through Gmail, subscribe to news, and more simply through SMS. Keep messaging!

Messaging
  • Bundles of fun with SMS Packages for you to enjoy huge savings
  • Send an MMS and share moments and events.
  • Tweet from your Dhiraagu mobile phone through SMS.
  • Send and receive Facebook messages and notifications.
  • Send and receive SMS directly from Gmail Chat to and from any Dhiraagu mobile phone.
  • Subscribe to local news and current affairs.

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  • SMS
    1 Just go to messages on your phone. Start texting right away!

    Charges
    • Enjoy FREE SMS allocated to your Prepaid or Postpaid package
    • 20 laari per SMS to any Dhiraagu mobile number
    • 50 laari per SMS to any other national operator
  • MMS

    Send your photos and videos.

    1 Setting your phone for MMS is easy. You can do your settings via SMS, the Internet or manually.
    2 Simply send a blank SMS to 222 and follow the instructions.
    3

    Required information for your MMS settings are:


    Charges
    • Set up: Free
    • Sending: 50 Laari/MMS
    • Receiving: Free
    • Automatic activation for all our customers and no monthly fee required.
  • TWITTER SMS
    1 Send SMS to 4040 with the keyword 'START'.
    2 Reply to the welcome message with your Twitter user name if you are already registered. Otherwise reply with the keyword 'SIGNUP' to start Twitter registration process.
    3 After replying with your Twitter username, you will get a message asking you to reply with your Twitter password.
    4 Once you send the correct password, Twitter will send you a confirmation message to let you know that your password is correct.
    5 Happy TWEETing!
      For more information please click here.

    Charges
    • Each SMS sent - 20 Laari (same as a local SMS)
    • Receiving an Incoming Tweet- FREE
  • FACEBOOK MESSAGING
    To apply for the service, just follow a few simple steps:

    1 Login to the Facebook account
    2 From your mobile phone; send SMS with the letter "f" to 32665
    3 You will receive a text message with mobile activation code.
    4 Enter the code in the given box on the webpage.
    5 Confirmed! Start using the service by simply sending texts to 32665.
    6 You can customize the service to you require.

    Here’s how it works:

    The maximum length of messages sent and received will be 140 Characters each. Messages have to be sent with the following keywords to 32665.

    Usage Scenario Example
    Send a Message msg Ahmed Mohamed what’s up?
    Get profile info search Ahmed Mohamed
    Get cell phone # cell Ahmed Mohamed
    Send Wall post wall Ahmed Mohamed happy bday
    Send Poke poke Ahmed Mohamed
    Add a friend add Ahmed Mohamed
    Write a note note this is a mobile note

    To ADD someone

    There are three ways to add someone as a friend from your phone:

    1 Text "a" followed by the person's name or email and send it to FBOOK (32665) (i.e., 'a Ahmed Mohamed)
    2 From a person's profile: reply "a."
    3 From a results list: reply "a" followed by the # of the person you want to add.

    To POKE someone

    There are four ways to poke someone from your phone:

    1 Text "p" followed by the person's name to FBOOK (32665) (i.e., "p Ahmed Mohamed ").
    2 From a Facebook text: reply "p."
    3 From a person's profile: reply "p."
    4 From a results list: reply "p" followed by the number of the person you want to poke.

    To MESSAGE someone

    There are four ways to message someone from your phone:

    1 Text "m" followed by the person's name and your message to FBOOK (32665) (i.e., "m Ahmed Mohamed whats up?").
    2 From a Facebook text: just reply to message back.
    3 From a person's profile: reply "m" followed by your message.
    4 From a results list: reply "m" followed by the number of the person and your message.

    To POST on someone's Wall

    There are four ways to post on someone’s Wall from your phone:

    1 Text "w" followed by the person's name and your Wall post to FBOOK (32665) (i.e., "w Ahmed Mohamed happy bday").
    2 From a Facebook text: reply "w" followed by your Wall post.
    3 From a person's profile: reply "w" followed by your Wall post.
    4 From a results list: reply "w" followed by the number of the person and your Wall post.

    To SET Status
    1 Text "i am" followed by what you are doing to FBOOK (32665) (i.e., i am at the library).

    To CHECK other people's Status
    1 You can easily check your friends' recent Statuses by texting "stat friends" to FBOOK (32665).

    To GET help
    1 Just text "help" to FBOOK (32665) and Facebook will text you back with basic instructions.

    Charges
    • No setup or monthly subscription fee
    • Each SMS: 20 Laari (same as a local SMS)
    • Receiving SMS notifications from Facebook application is FREE

      For more information: Click here.
  • GMAIL CHAT

    Any Gmail user may send an SMS directly from Gmail Chat to any Dhiraagu mobile subscriber and conduct 2-way chat. This is basically a Gmail service but we as an operator provides SMS integration.

    1 From your Gmail
    Go to SEND SMS option and send FREE messages.
    2 From Phone
    Sign up for the on-line Gmail account.
    Send SMS through your phone.

    Charges
    • From Gmail: FREE. Gmail customers can send 50 SMS per day.
    • From Dhiraagu mobile: Each SMS - 20 Laari (same as a local SMS)

      For more information: Click here.
  • NEWS UPDATE
    1 SunNews update
    To Subscribe: "Sub SunNews" and SEND to 2747
    To un-subscribe : "unsub sunnews" and SEND to 2747
    2 Haveeru News update
    To Subscribe: "Sub Haveeru" and SEND to 2323
    To un-subscribe : "unsub Haveeru" and SEND to 2323

    *Upon successful subscription/ un-subscription customers will receive an SMS confirmation.

    Charges
    • SMS to subscribe/unsubscribe - MVR 1
    • Monthly rental - MVR 30


Terms and Condition

  • News Update: Your subscription will be renewed automatically every month. If you wish to stop using the service, you will need to un-subscribe.
  • You will not be able to use Free SMS for Facebook, Twitter and Newsupdate.