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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are Google SMS Channels?

Google SMS Channels is a service that enables channels/groups on SMS. It's a free service that enables you to get premium content published by Google publishing partners, Google popular products (Google News, Blogger and Google Groups) and websites with RSS/Atom support for free. SMS Channels allows you to create your own channel(s) to publish content that other users can subscribe to. You can also create groups over SMS to communicate with your friends, family, and co-workers.

2. Do I pay anything for using the service?

No, you don't pay anything to send or receive messages using Google SMS Channels. When you post a message to your channel, all the members of your channel get the message forwarded for free. SMS tariff charges may apply when you configure the service or publish to a channel using a mobile phone.

3. How much am I charged when I send a message to multiple users through my channel from my mobile?

You will be charged the standard tariff charged by your mobile operator when you send a message. The message is treated as a single message even though your message might be reaching multiple users.

4. How do I use SMS Channels?

You can use the service by going to the Google SMS Channels site or via your mobile phone. On the web you can sign up using your Google account. You'll need to input your phone number while signing up. We'll send a verification code via SMS to your phone. You'll need to input the verification code you received to complete the sign up process.
On SMS you can just send REGISTER to 9870807070 to sign up for the service. You will receive a reply "You've accepted the Terms of Service at http://labs.google.co.in/smschannels/termsofuse. To subscribe, reply  ON channel name. eg. ON  GoogleNews. For more commands reply HELP"
The website as well as SMS commands on the phone allow you to configure settings, create and subscribe to channels and even view past messages on a channel (keep reading for detailed instructions).

5. What is the verification code?

To make sure we do not send messages to anyone who has not registered to our service, we need you to verify your phone number while signing up with SMS Channels service from the web front end. We send the verification code via SMS to the phone number you have entered. You'll need to type in the verification code on our web front end to complete the sign up process.

6. How do I receive the verification code?

After you sign in to our web front end using your Google account you can input your phone number to receive the verification code via SMS.

7. How long will it take for the verification code to be sent?

Usually it takes few minutes to receive the verification code. However, network delays may cause the verification code to be delivered at a later time.

8. What do I do if I haven't received the verification code?

You will need to send an email to indialabs+smschannels@google.com with your mobile number and a preferred time where we can call you and help you with the verification code.

9. Can I use this service even if I do not have an Indian number?

No, this service is currently available to users in India and requires an Indian mobile number. We are working towards making this service available to international numbers.

10. Will I receive messages if I am on International roaming?

This is dependent on your service provider.
Click below link for more details

https://www.google.com/accounts/Login?continue=http://labs.google.co.in/smschannels/

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