common way to get SMS from your friends is a direct
SMS reply. The messages you send from your ipipi.com
account appear as if they were sent from another phone.
To send you a reply your friends can simply:
words, your friends will reply to you in the same way they
would to regular SMS messages. All SMS you receive from
your friends will go to your ipipi.com inbox.
here to see a short tutorial on how the Direct
SMS Reply works.
direct SMS reply always work?
- Each SMS message sent
from your ipipi.com account carries return path information
that tells the phone how to send the reply back to you.
In some cases, mobile phone operators will remove or alter
this information and your friends will not be able to
press reply to your messages. Easy solution - ask your
friends to reply to you by sending to any of our SMS
- The "reply-to-window"
is only open for 7 days. Make sure you send a message
every 7 days so your friends can reply back to you as
often as they want. Alternatively, consider registering
- Not all wireless providers/plans
allow international SMS messaging - your friend may need
to talk to their wireless provider to enable this.
- You may not have a
positive credit balance in your ipipi.com account.
- Your SMS
Settings of your ipipi.com account needs
to allow incoming SMS messages.
ipipi make sending international SMS with
your friends easier?
is one simple way to overcome all of these problems. Just
ask your friends to send their SMS messages to you by using
one of our many local gateway
here to learn more.