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Warid offers Email to SMS Service

Warid has offered Email to SMS  service its enables  customers to send & receive emails anytime on mobile phone without having to connect to the internet.

Through this service, customers can get emails instantly from popular email accounts such as Yahoo, Hotmail and Gmail directly on their cell phones as SMS messages.

This service manages up to 5 email accounts and can be used on all handsets. All new e-mails will be pushed to mobile phone instantly as e-mail alerts; customers can read these e-mails in detail and reply to them immediately!

Key Features:

  • Warid SMS Email will enable you to check and reply to emails regardless of the handset type.
  • The Emails shall be pushed as SMS alerts.
  • The service shall support all popular Email services including Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail.
  • You will also be provided with a web account at which you can manage your email accounts.
  • The service shall be available for both Warid Postpaid and Prepaid users.

How to Register & Add Email Address:

To subscribe to the Warid SMS email service kindly follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Send “Sub” to 2200 via SMS
  • You will receive a Thank you message for subscribing to Warid SMS Email along with an additional message for options of adding email accounts, “Yahoo, Hotmail and Gmail”.
  • Reply to the SMS choosing the desired email service by sending ‘1’, ‘2’ or ‘3’ at 2200.
  • Once you receive a confirmation message, reply with User ID and Password. Example: <abc@gmail.com><space><password>
  • Once the username and password has been verified, your account will be configured against the respective Warid number.
  • You can also confirm the verification status of the email account by signing into the SMS email web portal.

Subscription through Web:

In order to subscribe the service online kindly follow the below mentioned procedure:

  • Click here to Register.
  • Enter your Warid number in the following format 92321XXXXXXX and click on “Submit” to get subscribed. You will receive a message on your mobile to register for this service from 2200.
  • In order to retrieve the password against the web portal via SMS, click on “Retrieve password by SMS” located on the homepage.

Charges:

  • Monthly subscription charges: Rs 25+tax
  • Per SMS Charges: Charges of Rs 0.50+tax

Terms & Conditions:

  • A customer can add up to 5 different email accounts from Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail.
  • However, there will be only one default email account, which will be used for composing emails. Moreover other recipients will receive e-mails from that particular email address.
  • Monthly subscription fee: Rs. 25+tax
  • Requesting full email/replying/forwarding via SMS will be charged Rs.0.5+tax/SMS
  • A customer can add up to 5 different email accounts from Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail.
  • The service is available for both Warid Postpaid and Prepaid users.
  • Primary email account will be the first email account that customer has selected.
  • Primary email will be used as default for all new emails being composed.
  • For replying emails same account will be used on which customer has received the email.

Note for Gmail Account Users

In case you have configured your Gmail account, you are requested to follow the below mentioned procedure:

  • Go to your Gmail Inbox
  • Click on “Settings”
  • Click on “Forwarding and POP/IMAP”
  • Check  “Enable POP for mail that arrives from now” option
  • Click on “Save changes”

Service Commands:

  • Composing an email: To compose an email write COMPOSE<space><recipient’s email address><space><text> and send it as an SMS to 2200
  • Replying an email: To reply to an email write Reply<space><text> and send it as an SMS to 2200.
  • Forwarding an email: To forward an email write Forward<space>< recipient’s email address> and send it as an SMS to 2200.
  • Enabling email alerts: To enable email alerts write “Enable” and send it as an SMS to 2200.
  • Disabling email alerts: To disable email alerts write “Disable” and send it as an SMS to 2200.
  • Getting Help: To view all available commands against the SMS Email, type “Help” and send it as an SMS to 2200.
  • Status Check: To check the status of your subscription type “Account” and send it as an SMS to 2200.
  • Delete an E-mail Account: In order to delete an e-mail account, simply send “Delete” to 2200. You will receive an SMS with configured for you on your mobile number. Reply with desired e-mail account to be deleted.
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