Ufone MyMail: Manage Your Email on Phone Via SMS

mymailUfone has announced this MyMail, a service to check email via SMS, yes check your email on any handset without GPRS/EDGE.

Simply dial *88# from your Ufone and access your email account to send, read and reply to all your mails!

Ufone says that MyMail currently service supports Hotmail, Yahoo, G-Mail and MSN. MyMail allows you to send/receive emails from one or more specified email addresses and have them relayed as flash message to any mobile number. A reliable gateway (USSD) will be used to send and receive emails on mobiles phones screen in seconds.

  • Pre-paid and post-pay users can avail first month free subscription till 30th Jan 2011.
  • Subscription charges: Rs.5+Tax/Week for Prepaid, Rs.20+Tax/Month for Post-pay will be applicable once free trail period has elapsed.

How to use MyMail

To configure MyMail, just follow the steps below.

Step 1: Dial *88# to subscribe

Step 2: Select which email you want to configure first

Step 3: enter your Gmail, Hotmail, MSN or Yahoo account ID and password, Example [email protected]. System will also accept the ID only for instance 545454.

User ID and password will be kept confidential at all times.

Step 4: Use your email account!

Emails will be displayed in the following format, MyMail will display new emails only once the account is configured.

Setup Menu: you can configure more emails addresses and unsubscribe from service through setup menu.

Other Service Rules:

  • Email validity in MyMail is 30 days; once mentioned time has elapsed system will automatically remove old emails from the Inbox.
  • Service is not available on international roaming.
  • Only one email account can be configured against one MSISDN. Users have the option to change the email address from setup menu.
  • Accounts available: MSN, Hotmail, Yahoo & Gmail. More accounts will be added in the near future.
  • Service is available for both Prepaid & Post-pay customers.
  • 179 Characters can be sent in an email (Compose) however no limitations for incoming emails. Images cannot be displayed.

Charges:

  • Pre-paid users will be charged Rs.0.05+Tax for dialling *88#. For post-pay users initiation request will be free. No menu browsing charges are applicable for both Pre-paid and Post-pay users.
  • Pre-paid and post-pay users can avail first month free subscription till 30th Jan 2011.
  • Subscription charges: Rs.5+Tax/Week for Prepaid, Rs.20+Tax/Month for Post-pay will be applicable once free trail period has elapsed.