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Service: SMS-chat in the social network VKontakte

SMS notification

VKontakte users can be notified by text message of all incoming personal message and are also able to reply to them.

How to enable:

• Link your phone number to your Vkontakte account.

To do so go to Vkontakte website at http://vk.com and login with your login and password, go you “My Settings” page and on the “General” tab find the item “Your phone number”.

Once you have entered your phone number you will receive a text message with a confirmation code that needs to be entered into a special window on Vkontakte website.

• In “My Settings” section, go to “Notifications” tab and find “SMS Notifications”.

Put a tick next to “Receive SMS notifications” and adjust notification preferences as you prefer. You can choose the frequency of notifications and users whose messages you wish to be notified about.

How to disable

In “My Settings” section, go to “Notifications” tab and find “SMS Notifications”. For “Personal messages” select “Do not notify” or just untick “Receive notifications” item.

Cost

“SMS Notification” service is free to all subscribers.

Notifications about personal messages come from one of the short service numbers: 1101-1109.

SMS replies

Upon receipt of notification about a personal message you can reply to it by sending an SMS with the reply to the same number from which you received the notification. The text of your reply to the personal message will appear in the dialogue box in “My messages” section.

How to enable/disable

Ability/inability to send “SMS replies” is provided at the same time as you enable/disable the “SMS Notification” service.

Cost

The cost of each outgoing message to any of the short service numbers 1101-1109 is 8 tenge including all taxes.

Place a message on your wall

You can put any text on your Vkontakte wall by sending an SMS message to the short service number 1100.

How to enable/disable

The service is available to all subscribers and does not need to be enabled.

Cost

The cost of each outgoing message to the short service number 1100 is 8 tenge including all taxes

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