SMS Services

List of emergency load services in the Philippines

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

Globe and Smart started offering these emergency load services a long time ago. These services were called Globe GTSOS and Smart SOS, respectively. TNT also started offering their own emergency load service called SakloLOAD. These services functions the same way as a text loan where it allows subscribers to instantly borrow load, especially in cases of emergency. Once they register to the [...]

What is Mobile Number Portability?

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS in Government, SMS Services

Mobile Number Portability (MNP) allows customers to retain their mobile phone numbers even after switching network providers or changing subscriptions from postpaid to prepaid and vice versa. MNP is being implemented by TCI or Telecommunications Connectivity Inc. (TCI), a joint venture formed by DITO, Globe, and Smart to enable number porting services in the Philippines in compliance with [...]

Pay SSS contributions thru GCash mobile app

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

SSS members can use GCash mobile app to pay for contributions. Payments are posted in real-time and there are no transaction fees. [...]

BPI mobile banking on Globe (USSD-based)

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

BPI’s mobile banking facility through USSD *119#, allows BPI account holders to do banking transactions such as check account balance, perform fund transfers, reload prepaid, or load their GCASH wallet using their mobile phones. Here’s how to use BPI Express Mobile via USSD *119# on your Globe/TM cellphone. [...]

Guide to using Globe GCash *143# (USSD version)

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

Globe Gcash allows any Globe or TM user to send and receive money, buy prepaid load, pay bills, and do a lot of other money-related transactions, anytime, anywhere using SMS. The following is a guide to GCash registration, KYC, funding (cash-in), application of GCash Mastercard, withdrawal of funds (cash- [...]

Pay SSS contributions and loans using GCash USSD *137#

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

SSS members (self-employed, voluntary, OFW, farmers, fishermen, non-working spouse) can pay their SSS contributions and loans using GCash. No need to line up at payment centers. Just dial *137# or *143#. This service has been available since December 2015. SSS members must be prepaid or postpaid Globe or Touch  [...]

GCash Mastercard upgraded with EMV now available

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

GCash has upgraded their GCash Mastercard with EMV chip technology. The EMV chip can provide better security by protecting the card against counterfeit frauds or from being replicated. Aside from the EMV upgrade, GCash Mastercard can also be requested to become Beep enabled. GCash has been issuing [...]

How to update Facebook status via text

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

Do you want to learn how to update your Facebook status via SMS? You don't even need to login to Facebook. You can instantly post your status on your Facebook timeline using any phone that supports text messaging. Here's how: Register For Globe/Touch Mobile, send F to 2933. For Smart/Talk N Text, send F to 3404. [...]

Shop online using Globe GCash Amex Virtual Pay

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

GCash American Express (Amex) Virtual Pay is a prepaid virtual card linked to a GCash mobile wallet. This enables users to shop conveniently online, both from local and international sites that accepts American Express. It also provides added security in the form of a card that won’t get stolen, and a security code  [...]

Check SSS contributions and loans using Text-SSS

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

Note: This article discusses Text-SSS SMS application for checking contributions or loans. For other concerns, you may call SSS at 920-6446 to 55. Social Security System (SSS) Text-SSS service allows SSS members to check their contributions, loan status, loan balance, status of loan applications, and get updates on their claims using a mobile phone. Using this service, members can now avoid long lines at SSS branches. This service was launched in February  [...]

Donate to Philippine Red Cross via SMS

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

Donate to Philippine Red Cross via SMS using GCASH, Smart Money or your cellphone load. The Philippine Red Cross helps people affected by natural disasters such as typhoons, floods, and earthquakes. They have been accepting donations via SMS since September 2008. The following are the different ways [...]

TACS Alarm, GSM controlled anti-carjacking device

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Applications

TACS Alarm is an anti-carjacking device that can be controlled using a GSM mobile phone. It can be installed on motor vehicles such as sedans, SUVs, trucks and even on motorcycles. TACS Alarm was invented in 2006 by Gilbert Sta. Rita. Then, it was patented in the Philippines in 2008. This device features two [...]

Globe GTSOS, Smart SOS offers emergency load service

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services, Text Prices and Promos

Globe and Smart offers emergency text loan service called Globe GTSOS and Smart SOS that allows instant borrowing of load anytime. This is useful in cases of emergency, bad timing, or simply lack of funds. For Globe/TM prepaid subscribers, text GTSOS to 3733 You will get 3 emergency SMS credits (to [...]

BDO mobile banking on Smart (SMS-based)

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

BDO Mobile Banking allows instant access to own BDO deposit accounts (Checking and Savings Account) using a SMART or Talk ‘N Text mobile phone. It can be used to view the actual balance of enrolled Checking or Savings Account (CA/SA), transfer money to own enrolled BDO bank accounts, reload prepaid  [...]

Linking Smart Money MasterCard to Paypal

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

Smart Money MasterCard can be used to verify your Paypal account. It can also be used as backup funding source in case your Paypal balance is zero. I tested it and it works. Here's how: Apply for a Smart Money MasterCard. Click here and follow steps A to E. Learn about the unlock features of Smart Money [...]

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