How to update Facebook status via text

The following is a guide on how to update your Facebook status or write on your friends' Facebook Wall with your mobile phone using the Facebook Mobile Service from SMART. It allows you to send messages, make wall posts, poke, enable photo tagging notifications, search and add friends for P2.50 per text.

You will need to register first:
  • Step 1: Log into your Facebook account.
  • Step 2: On the home page, click on the “Account” tab on the upper right corner.
  • Step 3: Click Account Settings
  • Step 4: Click on the “Mobile” tab
  • Step 5: Enter your mobile number, include + and country code. Ex: +63XXXXXXXXXX.
  • Step 6: Select carrier – Philippines SMART.
  • Step 7: Click on the Activate button. (You will be charged P2.50)
  • Step 8: Enter the confirmation SMS that will be sent to your mobile phone.
  • Step 9: Click Confirm.
  • Step 10: You will be notified that your Facebook Mobile has been activated.
Once registered, you can now do the following:
  1. UPDATE your Facebook status: Text <your message> to 3404.
  2. SEND a message straight to your friend’s Facebook wall: Text W <your friend’s Facebook name> <your message> to 3404.
  3. SEND a Facebook message: Text M <your friend’s Facebook name> <your message> to 3404.
  4. POKE your friend on Facebook: Text P <your friend’s Facebook name> to 3404.
  5. SUBSCRIBE to a your friend’s status updates: Text SUB <name> to 3404.
SMART says all transactions will be charged P2.50/text. This is best for subscribers whose phones are 3G or WiFi incapable.

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