Pring: A Pakistani Social Network for Mobile Users

These days  social networks (over internet and mobile phones) are getting popular amongst Pakistani youth. Few days back I got an invitation on my cellphone, someone asked me to join “PRING” – A social network for mobile phone users. As I became a part of it, I find it very useful, and here i am with its review.

What’s Pring?

Pring is a social network using the modern technologies, Internet and Mobile phones to connect you and your buddies; it lets you share what you’re upto with your friends via your cell phone or online in 140 characters or less.  I hope the following video will describe it more efficiently:

Who can Join and Whats the procedure?

Currently pring is running Open Beta Testing on Warid, Ufone and Zong.

You can signup here: http://www.pringit.com/

Once you are signed-up, you can use the service with text messages. , there are separate sms codes for each network for warid 9536, ufone 414 and Zong is 2323

During this open Beta, Pring is free, though this service supports a Twitter like internet account but you can use this service entirely via SMS.

You can register via SMS as well, here is the process

  • Try it, send HELLO to your respective code.
  • Pring will reply you with the following message: “Please register with Pring by replying with your name
  • On receiving this message you will have to reply with a valid username – Pring will then reply you with the following message: “Greetings user! Welcome to Pring. Sms HELP to get more information.
  • You can also join Pring by accepting invitation from an existing Pringer (say Aamir) e,g, Aamir writes “invite 03001234567” and sends it to 2323
  • You receive the invitation from Aamir: “Greetings! Aamir wants to follow your updates on Pring. To register, reply with your name.”
  • You will then have to reply with a valid username to start using Pring.
  • You can register with Pring by going to the “Sign Up” page and filling out the registration form. You will have to confirm your email address to complete the registration process. In addition to that, you will also have to provide the confirmation code being sent to you to your mobile number during the registration, to use the full features of the service.
  • You can use Pring online anywhere in the world. However, to use it via SMS, you need to have a cell phone in Pakistan.

Why should I use pring?

By using Pring you can stay connected with your friends, custom applications, premium services all via your handsets, Can get latest updates from your Twitter and Facebook accounts, Rss feeds, news about media, sports etc, Can follow other pringers, chat with other people using public prings, Pring’s philosophy is to enable everything via your handset in a way that don’t require internet. This works very well because many people still do not have internet connectivity but do have basic SMS and voice access. The service is free in this Open Beta, so why Don’t give it a try! Just Pring It!

Note:

  • For more information send Help to your respective code.
  • This service only works with Warid Ufone and Zong, until now
  • Please use your respective code for sending sms, otherwise it will not work and you will be charged.
  • For more info please visit www.pringit.com
  • ProPakistani is not associated with Pring or e-Business. This article is just for reader’s knowledge.


  • 3 losers, named Zong, Ufonr and Warid, have combined to create a loser social network. Its gonna be crappy I tell ya. Telenor and Mobilink, you rock!

    • First of all sir Warid is not a looser..and i dont know about Ufone and Zong..but i do know about mobilink, the biggest looser telecom company of Pakistan…the only thing they give you is signal strengthh which is totally useless..

      Warid gives you coverage connectivity and signal strength all together.. and warid has got the best voice quality

      • Ok I’m convinced! So, you’re offering Warid sims as well?

        And PringIt is made of a free CMS Django, which isn’t even a specialized social network script.

        BTW: There’s difference between looser and loser :).

        • Hello,

          I’m the tech lead on Pring and I’d like to clear a few things:

          1. Pring is independent, not backed by any telecom operator. Soon enough, we will be on all networks, inshAllah.
          2. Yes, we take pride that we are based on Django. Which is not a “script” it is a web framework and a really good one at that. We use cutting edge technology such as Python, Cassandra, Erlang, RabbitMQ, C++ & Java. Pring is a very large ecosystem. Stay tuned and you will see more!

        • if i am offering warid sims then you must be offering Telenor or Mobilink’s…true sir??

          and i know this post is about Pring and it should be independent and it is a commom sense which some people really lack..but Nash here people were blaming companies’ for coming up with this service..so i thought should just pop in to let them know which company has got better services..

          and Mr Rashid..as you pointed out my inaccuracy of saying ‘looser’ instead of ‘loser’ ..sir i would like to tell you something: which is that people like you are keeping our generation and even our professionals away from forums and blogs coz they cant write well. and they have got writting issues..which i am sure i might also have…as nobody is perfect here..go to some international blogs and find out that people are having healthy discussions or they are just pointing out on others’ mistakes or inaccuracies..

          so just dont point out my mistakes and show urself as a ‘looser’ ..be positive and encourage others if they are trying to make any difference here…

          Thank you sir

        • i m old user of pring. but i do not understand the benefit of pring. its my request to owners of pring that guide me and they should to do that they provide fast network to users. they should finished quota system because knowledge is vast & quota is very short. thnx
          i m waiting 4 reply
          my num is 03228500895

          • My Dear friends please follow me on twitter for Updates,News,CKT scores and much more i am waiting for all plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
            Follow Malik_Asim786
            send it 40404

            • Pls Asim Bhai ap mjhy cricket update snd kr diya kryn very over k baad is nbr p
              03004668797

      • i think twitter is best.i do not know about pring please tell me about pring on my cell number and follow me on twitter.Follow Malik_Asim786 send it 40404
        num:03474851023

  • Reviwe is Nice , But We need Detail Review,

    Why u edited the picture by pring showing mobile, I think it doesn’t suits ur image online, U are preaching others and you are copying somebody’s content and putting ur own logo on that.

    • We didn’t put our logo on it? This is called watermark, we put watermark on the images used in our articles because some people/blogs do 100% copy our posts. Message editing was done to suit with our website, if PRING have some objections on it they can mail us over this matter.

      • i Have Problem With My Pring Account Plz Help me

        yar main apni pring ID ko twitter sy Connect Karna Chata Hon Magar Nai Ho Rahi Or Home Screen Per Left Side Per Permission ON/ OFF Ka Option Bhi Nahin aa Raha, Setting Main Ja K Network Ma Twitter sy Connect Karta Hon Tou Error aa Jata hai, Help Me

        Or Han

        Facebook Sy Connect Ho Raha Hai Magar Twitter Sy Nahi Ho Raha, Main Twitter sy Connect Karna Chahta Hon Facebook Sy Nahi, 03453299196

  • Great job for our country by mobilink and telenor and doing good zong these days nice data packeges and good tarif and VAS at the other end warid and ufone isn’t good because there plan is not good they need some good managment .

  • Thank you very much indeed for covering us. Because we’re in Open Beta, we haven’t publicly announced our entry into the market yet. You can follow more details on our blog: blog.pringit.com

    Thanks everyone!

  • I think the name PRING is taken from international and very strong mobile software “FRING”… Am I right? No innovation, only copy in bad way.

    I wish we Pakistani could ever innovate some thing instead of wasting energies in copy pasting or following others. We should become tend setter instead of followers. :)

    • Oh come on. Does it really matter that pring sounds like fring?
      we should appreciate the efforts of the team instead of passing such comments.
      At least these guys are doing something and NOT STILL THINKING about a trend setter innovation.

      ps: I have no affiliations with pringit. Contrary I work for a company which has pretty similar product in market. My objective to make this reply is to appreciate the efforts of the team.

      Regards,

    • its very easy to point out fault in others, let us know when you have created a completely unique app/service, we would love to appreciate. Appreciate the work of others, instead of passing such comments, especially when you’re JUST commenting & not doing anything innovative yourself

  • I m using a Warid Connection. I port in from telenor and my code starts from 0345. First i signup pringit from web and i receive ur email. but in setting i can not set my mobile number. then i delete that account and signup through mobile. i receive the message that i m registered. but then again through web i can’t set my mobile number it says

    “Internal Server Error
    An error has occurred. We are sorry of Inconvenience. Please try again later.”

    So need little a help.

    • I m using a Warid Connection. I port in from telenor and my code starts from 0345. First i signup pringit from web and i receive ur email. but in setting i can not set my mobile number. then i delete that account and signup through mobile. i receive the message that i m registered. but then again through web i can’t set my mobile number it says

      “Internal Server Error
      An error has occurred. We are sorry of Inconvenience. Please try again later.”

      So need little a help.

  • Can any1 tell me, does this websit or Ufone charge for the notifications of Facebook which V get via PRING? PLZ tell me.

  • @Khurram: Totally agreed with you my mate…when people like those don’t have any thing to convince or making a stand out then they just point out the things which are really give a damn…but lol.

    keep it up mate. and yes I agree on this too…Warid is the best among all, no matter they don’t have much packages to offer in call or text but they got strong signals and voice quality.

    Cheers

  • ok also tell and clarify and show the monetary or billing method, scenerio, rules. for this service

    it is free from the pring side on internet
    but what about sending messeges and receiving messeges at the mobile end, they dont offer free balance inquiry , how could the give total free messege sending and then distribution to all friends and networks from pring.

    giving all info hiding billing info has become a norm, bills are explained later whan work has done and one has no choice but to pay it, no matter how fat the bill is, where as the billing bit was completly hidden, covered and deceptive in the begining,

    can someone clarify this with genuine, varified, relaiable, refrenced information

    ALLAH HAFIZ O NASIR

  • Salam.
    I have used pring and i have found it to be a very nice effort put up by these guys.i really appreciate it.

  • HeY Follow Me On PriNg ….

    Follow BroKen

    and Send It to…

    Warid :9536
    Ufone:414
    Zong :2323

  • hello friends follow me in zong and u fone prings service 4 zong type follow kailash and send this sms on 2323 simple

  • pring rocks and the cellular companies which are supported and running pring services on their network are also capable to handle mass sms traffic so the person who is saying tht those companies are looser , infact he is a looser :)
    without thinking , without realizing passing comments is an old hobby of loosers :)

  • hi: me rani pring user u cn follow me simple type
    FOLLOW PAYAL01. my public msg is” live life so well that even death loves to see you alive

  • i like this service its a huge network for information shareing,chatting,entertainment and connecting with friends,but the most important thing iz that its free

  • i like only decent poetry,jokes and quoets but i dont like very sad poetry,stupid jokes etc every one can follow me in pring for decent chat and poetry etc my nick is payal01 follow na kia to mar dalon gy sub ko fair na kehna k dasia ni c

  • Asslam o Alikum
    fellow on pring waheed535
    i like decent people

  • Asslam o Alikum
    i like poetry i m doing MA History as well as B.Ed and also having a medical Lab diploma. i like to chat with decent peoples

  • Go to creat mSg write NAKAM_BOYZ send it t0 414 uf0ne and 2323 f0r z0nG , theN recieve DaiLy QUizZz, STudY TipSssss, FasHIOn,FuN tRiCKs shOBiz,HIStorY, tOPicS&vieWS, GUpShuP,PoeTry neWz anD SP0rtz 4 freE ..!!!!!!!

  • i am user of this service.but its is slow service. some time i send sms and it delivers after half or one hour.

  • paramour ab daily 3 ENGLISH VOCAB snd kry ga, 4 improvement of our ENGLISH WORDING skill, so miss it & FOLLOW PARAMOUR

  • i want to unsubscribe. tell me how can i do this…

    Mera demagh kharab kar de ya hay aaj. 104 SMS Today Aug 03 2010. :-(

    PLEASE HELP!!!

    • aghar pring say mukamal out hona chah tay ho to off likh kar send karo ufone &zong 2323 warid9536 or aghar aik idd say tangh ho to unfollow space id likh kar send karo ofar walay tarikay par ya block space id name and send opar walay tarikay par thanks

  • Go to creat mSg write Ramay send it t0 414 uf0ne and 2323 f0r z0nG , theN recieve DaiLy QUizZz, STudY TipSssss, FasHIOn,FuN tRiCKs shOBiz,HIStorY, tOPicS&vieWS, GUpShuP,PoeTry neWz anD SP0rtz 4 freE

  • Salam to all. I m using pring ABOUT 7 MONTHS AGO. But i dont understand that why pring Block ids? I request to owner of pring that if u should block some ids then u should to tell the reason that Y have u blocked?
    thnX i m waiting ur Reply
    my id FARVA wid 8000+ friends
    03228500895

  • We should try to minimize or stop use of facebook and try to use Pakistani social communities. I visit a Pakistani social community its Kha Pe Kay (http://www.khapk.com). I like it and join it. Check it..its very active community.Hope you’ll like it.

  • i have been using pring for almost 7 months. i has been blocked 2 times by pring i did’nt do any thing wrong, i don’t know what is the reason of blocking my account. my id name “idiOt”. if any one know that how can contact with pring admin. or if any one have pring’s office number so reply me at cell 00923215188174 or mail at [email protected]. thanx

  • follow abdullah_k 4 best poetry ,funny sms,faraz sms,pathan sms, and for best friendship, so fast follow me

  • MA JAAAB BEE CRICKET KO FOLLOW KARTA HU TU .U R FOLLOWING CRICKET. WO CRICKET LIVE SCORE NAHI DETA

  • can any one tell me his/her number i want to vocally understand the method of fring……. i am banker/ student………..
    help me plzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  • my name is arif jan and how i activate pring in my cell number and this is my cell number roshan u activate pring on my cell number
    +923348443877

  • I m a Lab Tech,and Computer Consultant & system designer plz contact me on zong 2323.Warid :9536
    Ufone:414,about computer tips and tricks.

  • Type “aryaana” and send to 7111. and type
    “join aryaana” and send it 03124117666. and also type “follow aryaana” and send it ufone and zong 2323 warid 9536. you can recive breaking news mobile tips and tricks computer tips fashion islamic sms and much more its totle free service aryaana number for help 03159944025 email: [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]

  • aslam o alaikum frndz. . .i hope u all will b fine. .. i missing shani,hareem.asra,namal,meerb.frwa. . nd fiza. .

  • Salam to all. I m using pring ABOUT 7 MONTHS AGO. But i dont understand that why pring Block ids? I request to owner of pring that if u should block some ids then u should to tell the reason that Y have u blocked?
    thnX i m waiting ur Reply
    my id iPlus wid 450+ friends
    03215271020

  • i m Student of chemical engg in UET Lahore. Follow me to get best poetry ,funny sms and for best friendship, so fast follow me………

  • for hot funny or any type of msgs contact with me
    my cell nmber is 03434058637
    i am waiting friends come on join me

  • ASSALAAM O ALYIKUM. G MAIN TAQREEBAN NO MAH SY PRING KI SERVICE ISTAHMAL KER RAHA HOUN .ACHI SERVICE HAE AUR IS SY BANDA KAFI KUCH SEEKH SAKTA HAE.

  • follow me on pringit asif037
    i like those peoplewhich help 4 other & live 4 other and make new friend ever 4 ever ok

  • all of ur friends can do international sms from pakistan at 0.4/sms by sending join hajiabad to 2030 and then follow the instructions given on sms share this with your friends on their walls its from pakistan to all over the world

  • this pring is useless.

    I have account on this site & connected my Facebook & Twitter with it.

    None of my updates via Warid Mobile SMS work on pring, Facebook or Twitter.

    Only my updates which i type on PringIt site appears on my Print, FB & twitter.

    hence proved its a useless site which doesn’t do what it claims.

    Shame on you Pring!!!!

  • ALL FRIENDS I REQUEST U TO JOIN ME ON PRING TYPE FOLLOW FUN-99 AND SEND TO 9536 FROM WARID 03055555555 4M JAZZ 2323 4M U AND ZONG

  • Yaar mje “Pring” walo ne 5 dino ke lye bblock kiya hai so follo galaxy_b on twitter.

  • Pring is now on all networks! Code for jazz is 0305-5555555 and for telenor is 9900! now Pring is chargeable on ufone, zong & telenor. Charges are 50paisa + Tax Per pring!

  • hi evry body .follow me on pring my id is kami1 and any one told me how can i make people to become my followers.must reply me

  • pring ne pakistan k logo ko azéem malumat de hai.
    So keep connect to with pring
    Funny and love sms 03339152894

  • Hi i like pring. I can use it for facebook, and twitter status. Who r criticising on pring, plz tell us any other free social network which we can us from mobile.
    Follow me for nice msg
    my id is My_sms

  • salam hi friends…………
    u can follow me////////////
    just write;;;
    follow{space}lyari_king
    and send it warid user 9536,, u-fone&zong 2323,, jazz&tellnor 9900..
    thanks and allah hafiz

  • agar ap Pakistan ko taraqi yafta dekhna chahty hain to humain is mulk ka system change karna ho ga.System kese change ho ga ye HUM ap ko batain gy aur ap k har tarhan k question ka jawab diya jay ga.So keep Follow SavePakistan.
    Zong user type msg “Follow SavePakistan” & send to 2323
    Other network user send this msg to 9900

    Thanks

  • salam dear to all meir id fosterz ban hogai hai koi open krane ka method bata skta hai as 03149137413 pls help me

  • sir i need help actually i liked ur project can any one help m to tell how pring sms service works because i m also making final project in unv so in my application i want to send alerts to staff and students of univeristy how can i do this? which technolgy should i use> plzzzzzzzzzzz help meeeee i m waiting ………

  • Free Aayaat aur Ahadees hasil karne k liye apne mobile se Add Muhammadi-sms likh ker 9900 per send karen, Aur Zong istemal karne wale 2323 per send karen.

  • sir mera network mobilink h me kis tarah pring ko join kr sakta hoon take mughe pring ki taraf se her waqt msg kye jaen
    03012192936
    plz rply jaldi karna

  • me pooray din me sirf 4 updates send karta hun… 1 ghazal aur 3 tricks and tips. f0ll0w mp3sms …help.. 03125161020

  • me 1 din me sirf1 ghazal aur 3 tricks and tips send karta hun.. ‘mp3sms’ fol0w karein

  • Asalam u alaikm
    dear user meri id follow Express-irfan hy jis par apko rozana express news wasool hon ge.
    Pring ka sath tanhaey sy door rakhta hy.

  • i soooooo hate this pring wit a passion, please someone help me with details on how to deactivate my account.
    If the admin is here please delete my account ‘drex007’.

  • Follow MehkUrooj . to send pring coad best poetry itry it.only cricket news or Geo news ke liay Follow MehkUrooj .to send 40404 .

  • plz yr ye pring web jis ki b h meri us se request h k pring phr pehly jesi kr de ab us pe paisy kat rahy hain plz agr wo meri bat sun raha h to plz plz plz pring pr jo charges lag rahy hain us ko khatm kr dain plz meri request ko pura karain im very thankful to u plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  • I have recive a sms from a friend.
    so i write a sms ad search and send it to 9900 on Mobilink telecom.
    I recive a congratulations sms from 9900 that I shall recive 1000 free minuts and 1000 sms next 24 hours but after 24 hours i could not recive any thing is this a fraud or cheating?
    please tel me.
    thanks

    • Hello, you’re friend sent you a false SMS. We don’t have any such campaign on pring at the moment.

  • hy every one . Its my number 03064271582 . I want to latest cricket update so send on my this number .

  • Sir meri updates me sub se pahlay kuch matter repeat ho raha hai
    Agar aisa naam ki jagah ho raha hai to plz usko edit kr k uski jagah mera naam likh den
    Moosa Qamar (cric92fm)
    FM92 HIGHWAY..! 03212055332

  • Plz mere problem solve karen

    Meri id se pahly kuch matter update k sath send ho raha hai

    Plz help me
    Moosa_qamar92 cell 03212055332

  • How i stop Pring from my number .. and follow me in pring and twitter
    Just type
    Follow Mixupdates
    send 40404 or 9900

  • Hi,
    follow sms_masti
    Pring pe mujhe join karain!

    To jald he milte hain phir.

    app ki dost

    follow sms_masti

  • frndz follow kare or poetry,news,sports news hasil kare

    ADD HiDaYaT_JaAn send it 9900 on pring please add me

  • Hadees Ko Sun Kr Un ko apni zindagi me lana he our dosro tak puchana hamari zimadari he
    to plz sms k zare
    chopal me mera sath do jo b hadess ap k pass ho moje send karo
    type
    Join ISlam-pk
    send 8002

    • Me b dhund rha hu … mila to btana yaaar. me msgs bohat zyada krta hu …. koi tareka btaoo k zyada se zyada msgs hon or wo b focst

  • hi friends mujhe pring use karne ka tariqa bata de plz………………………………….

  • Salam.follow me on pring.follow abbas133 and send to 9900.islamics,, words dictionary and many more

  • hi 4rndz….
    plz follow my pring Id write PaGaL_786 and send 9900

    enjoy news poetry, funny msgs, and much more

    • shaoib malik sahib ap mujhy pring pe id banane ka tariqa batain plz jazakallah

      0304-2905401

  • DEAR FRIENDS pring mai account kise benta hain plz dosto help me plz plz plz
    jo internet pe chlya jat
    a hai
    03443746751

  • hi friends
    plz muje koi pring ko free use karne ka tareeka bataye ga 03443746751

  • Hey didn’t pring first have its soft launch as a contestant in the telenor djuice app building competition?

  • I think reffra.com is also a good social network in which members are provided with an interactive social experience which encompasses blogging as well as forums within their personal profiles in addition to the standard features that are included in most other social networks. The site has vibrant active Pakistani user base also.

  • I am a Ufone user..and i have been charged of a service called, Stat Contest (9296) with 9rs daily since last week…
    my hisaab sms shows that daily..
    ufone call center has no info about this ..neither about how i activated it aur how to deactivate this..
    they say its a third party application..
    and your no info has no such record of a thing called start contest which is showing in star contest..
    i searched everywhere at net,,i found no info,,
    what to do now ?
    Please help or i will bid farewell to ufone forever as they have no idea whatsoever about such applications which are charging 9 rs daily from their own network consumers and doesn’t show up at their own network..
    What A joke !
    i am attaching a screenshot with this message…
    if anybody knows anything about this weird shit,,
    do let me know .
    thanks..

  • yar main apni pring ID ko twitter sy Connect Karna Chata Hon Magar Nai Ho Rahi Or Home Screen Per Left Side Per Permission ON/ OFF Ka Option Bhi Nahin aa Raha, Setting Main Ja K Network Ma Twitter sy Connect Karta Hon Tou Error aa Jata hai, Help Me

    Or Han

    Facebook Sy Connect Ho Raha Hai Magar Twitter Sy Nahi Ho Raha, Main Twitter sy Connect Karna Chahta Hon Facebook Sy Nahi, 03453299196


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