Warid Launches My Status Service

wairdFor the 1st time in Pakistan, Warid allows you to notify callers of your status even before you pick up the call!

By following a simple procedure, Warid customers can set a status message which will be displayed on phone screens of the calling party while the call is connecting.

Now your friends, family and colleagues can know what you are up to even before you attend their call. This service allows Warid subscribers to personalize status messages for individuals, groups and general callers.

Mechanics:

In order to use My Status, users must register for the service

  • Send “ON” to 6661 to subscribe to this service
  • You will receive an SMS verifying your subscription from 6662.
  • Reply with ‘Set Gen Your Status’, for example SET GEN I AM PRAYING…PLEASE CALL ME BACK IN 15 MINS and send to 6662 to set your status.
  • Once you set up your status(es), your contact(s) will start receiving Flash SMS anytime they call you.

Charges:

  • Weekly subscription charges of PKR 1.99+tax with automatic renewal* for prepaid subscribers.
  • Monthly subscription of PKR 29.99+tax for postpaid subscribers.
  • All SMS sent to 6662 are charged PKR 0.5+tax

In case customer does not have sufficient balance, the system will try for subsequent 90 days to charge him for this service. In case charging is still not successful, the system will delete the subscriber profile and customer shall have to subscribe to the service from start.

With My Status you can:

  • Create a general status: A general status is visible to all callers regardless if they are in any group/list.
  • Create individual status: You can set status for individual callers.
  • Create groups: You can create groups and set status individually for each group.
  • There are three types of group available
    • Friends
    • Family
    • Colleagues
  • Create Black list:You can create a black list for numbers you don’t want to send any status to.

The following hierarchy is followed when displaying status:

  • Black list check
  • caller Status
  • Groups Status
  • General Status

Example: If a number is in a particular group he/she will not receive a general status, only group status shall be received any time they call you.

For Service Commands and Further Information Visit Warid website here.



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