How to Subscribe to Google SMS Channels via SMS / Web?

Search for a Channel

Google SMS ChannelTo find a channel, you can either browse or search for channels on the Browse channels page. When browsing, you can narrow the list by selecting a category, or sort the channels by Most users (default), Recent channels and Recent posts. To search on the website, enter your keyword in the search box on the Browse channels page and click ‘Search’.

To search using your phone, SMS ‘SEARCH ‘ to 9870807070. For example, send the following SMS to 9870807070 to search for channels that contain the keywords ‘Technology Updates’ in channel’s title or description: SEARCH Technology Updates .You’ll be sent up to 3 channels matching your keyword(s) over SMS. To see more channels, you can reply ‘MORE ‘.

How do I subscribe to a channel?

To subscribe to a channel, click the ‘Subscribe’ button below the channel description on the Browse channels page or on the Channels detail page. You can also click the ‘Accept invitation’ button below the channel description to subscribe to a channel that you’ve been invited to.

To subscribe using your phone, SMS ‘ON ‘ to 9870807070. is the name of the channel. For example, if you wanted to subscribe to the TECKUPDATE channel, you will need to send the following SMS to 9870807070: ON TECKUPDATE

You’ll receive a confirmation message and the last message posted on the channel to confirm your subscription.


How do I find out channels that I have subscribed to?

Go to the My Channels tab. This tab lists three kinds of channels:
a) Invited – the channels you’ve been invited to join by other members.
b) Created – the channels you created.
c) Subscribed – the channels that you have subscribed to.

There is no limit to the number of users that can subscribe to a channel. [source: google help]

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