How to Get Free SMS News Update?

Fancy having the latest Singapore news, deals, events and blog posts delivered to you by SMS for free? And Yes, I do mean absolutely ZERO charges! If you are a StarHub Mobile subscriber (pre-paid or post-paid), now you can. The following is how you setup this free SMS news update effortlessly and quickly – it takes about 5-10 minutes only.

Basically, we’ll be making use of the StarHub MobiTweet – free SMS (Twitter) tweeting service for this setup. It’s ok if you’re neither familiar with Twitter nor have an account with them.

Step 1: Visit StarHub MobiTweet and click on “Sign in with Twitter
StarHub Mobitweet Sign in

Step 2:
If you have a Twitter account, sign in (and skip to Step 4)
If you do not have a Twitter account, click on “Sign up and Join the Conversation
Twitter Sign in

Step 3: Complete the Twitter sign up form and click “Create my account

Step 4: Click on “Allow
Allow MobiTweet via SMS access

Step 5:
Enter your StarHub mobile number and click “Submit
Enter StarHub mobile number
Enter the One-Time Password and click “Activate” (note: DO NOT sign out)
Enter One-Time Password

Step 6: Visit and click the “Follow” button
Follow DailySingapore on Twitter

Step 7: Visit StarHub MobiTweet again and click “Friend Selection
Friend Selection

Step 8: Check the box next to “dailysingapore” and click “Save >
Select dailysingapore

That’s all but you may have to wait for about a day before you start receiving SMS news in the following format:

From 9000
dailysingapore: [News] NTU rises in varsity ranking: NANYANG Technological University (NTU) has climbed four positions to..

Note: This free SMS news update will be available till 31st December 2010. Data charges apply if you click on the URL (for e.g. found on the SMS. - Singapore Screen Protector Store

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StarHub MobiTweet – Free SMS (Twitter) Tweeting in Singapore

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