Telenor Now Officially Supports Twitter Messaging

After Mobilink, Ufone and Zong, now you can enjoy Twitter updates on your phone via SMS with Telenor network as well.

Twitter has officially partnered with Telenor to enable it’s users to send/receive tweets on Phone via SMS.

How to Register your number:

If you are already a Twitter user then log in to your twitter account,

  • point your browsers to this link:
  • choose ‘Pakistan’ as country
  • Enter your phone number and let the carrier as preselected ‘Telenor’ and follow the wizard to complete registration.

After Registration you will be enabled to

  • Send tweets with text messaging on your phone.
  • Receive texts for DMs and the tweets from users you want to be notified about.


Twitter commands

Send SMS on 40404 with following commands:

  • FOLLOW username > Start following a user
  • UNFOLLOW username > Stop following a user
  • ON/OFF > Turn all Tweet notifications on or off
  • ON/OFF username > Set Tweet notifications for a user on or off (you’ll still be following
  • them even if you set it to off)
  • GET username > Shows you the latest tweet from any user
  • RT username > Retweet a user’s latest tweet
  • FAV username > Favorite a user’s latest tweet
  • D username your-message > Send a direct message to a user


  • There’s no subscription fee
  • Charges for sending SMS to 40404 is Rs. 1 plus tax
  • Receiving messages from 40404 is free