chatr FAQs

Welcome to your one-stop source for information about chatr mobile. If you have any questions about your chatr mobile phone service, like how to use certain chatr features, or how local talk zones actually work – you'll get your answers here!
Short Code Services

A short code is a unique number that is used to communicate information via SMS (text messaging). Keep reading to learn more about what else they can do.

1. What short codes does chatr mobile offer?
chatr mobile currently offers short codes for both Facebook and Twitter updates. By using these short codes on your chatr phone you can send and receive notifications from these sites directly to your phone through text message (for example: Facebook status updates and wall posts, or Twitter @ replies and direct messages).
2. How much does it cost to use Facebook and Twitter short codes?
Once you’ve registered your wireless phone service on your chatr phone, it’s free to receive Facebook and Twitter notifications whether you’re in or out of a chatr zone. Depending on which chatr Unlimited plan you’re on, sending text updates is considered the same as sending a text message to a friend from your chatr phone.
3. How do I set up Facebook updates on my chatr phone?

To set up Facebook updates on your chatr phone, login to your Facebook account and activate Facebook Mobile in your Account Settings under the ‘Mobile’ tab. Once you have Facebook Mobile set up, text “F” to 32665 on your chatr phone to receive a verification code and follow the rest of the instructions on Facebook.

To find all the Facebook commands that you can use from your chatr phone first login to your Facebook account and then check out http://www.facebook.com/mobile/?texts.

4. How do I set up Twitter updates on my chatr phone?

To set up Twitter updates on your chatr phone, login to your Twitter account and enable Twitter Text Messaging in your account settings under the ‘Mobile’ tab. Once you have Twitter Text Messaging set up, text “GO” to 21212. Twitter will recognize the SMS message automatically. Follow the rest of the instructions on Twitter.

To find all the Twitter commands that you can use from your chatr phone first login to your Twitter account.