Activate a Mobile Phone for Facebook Account to Recieve Notification at Phone

Since the launch of Facebook, the Facebook engineers are trying to make it more featured and secured. If you are using Facebook for a long time, you might be noticing that they have consequently rolled out some features like Facebook login email alert, Facebook Question etc for better security and user experiences.

One good thing that they integrated into Facebook is the activation of a mobile phone for the Facebook account. Once you successfully activated the phone number, you free to receive the notification messages at your mobile phone. You can select to get the notification messages in your mobile device from the account notification settings page. It will send the notification of any friend request, direct messages, or status updates in the form of SMS at your Mobile.

Although, the integration of mobile with Facebook was launched in order to receive the updates or notifications into your mobile, later they used the mobile device for the purpose of two step verification of Facebook login.

However, adding your mobile device with your Facebook profile will ensure a better security for your Facebook account as well as an advanced notification system.

How to activate a mobile phone for Facebook account

Activating a phone for your account is very simple.

1. Login to your Facebook profile and click on the Account link from the right-top corner of the page.

2. Click on Account Settings from the drop-down box.

3. On the account settings page head to the Mobile tab. You can find there the phone numbers if you have already added any one. If not then click on Register For Facebook Text Messages link.

4. An message box appears as an overlay window containing the options: 1. Choosing the country (already selected with your country name) and 2. Mobile Carrier. Select the connection provider of your mobile number from the list. If the provider name does not appear at the list, select Other Carrier and finally click on the Next button.

5. In the next step Facebook asks you to send a message to a specific number from your mobile to receive the confirmation code. Follow the on-screen instructions and complete the process.

6. Once you have received the confirmation code at your mobile, enter that into the required box. Also select the option “Add this phone number to my profile”. Finally click Next to complete the procedure.

7. After the successful completion of the activation of Phone number with your Facebook account, you will get the message like this.

This will start to send the notification as SMS to your mobile number whenever someone posts at your Wall, sends a friend request and much more. You can set which type of notification message you want to receive under the Mobile tab in the setting page. You can also set the time interval that you want to get the messages.

However, you can stop receiving the messages into your mobile phone by selecting the Off button from that same page.

No doubt this is quite interesting feature of Facebook by which you can stay updated with your Facebook account without opening your computer, helpful for those persons who do not have the internet connection available for all the time.

Note: We have already discussed on how to setup Facebook login approvals a few days back. The option for activating that feature into your Facebook profile only appears when your Facebook profile is activated with your Mobile number. So activating the mobile number for the Facebook profile is nothing but also worth for the security of your account.

Tip: Use mobile phone to remotely shutdown computers.

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  11. Maria :

    How could we know the mobile number at which text message is activated.

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  13. Bree :

    Does this cost money or credit?

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    I want my facebook account should receive notification

  15. melissa :

    In my mobile settling it don’t show where I can add people I use to see it with the old facebook but now I don’t my get my sms messages it shows my texting is on but doesn’t show where I van add or even see people who I get the status updates about please help

  16. Imari :

    Ok I have an iPod and I have the text free app and I sent the FBOOK(32665) but it doesn’t give me the code I’m suppose to put in and I’m getting frustrated

  17. koushik saha :

    actually when I want to register my mobole no. in facebook, then a error messege is coming that ‘already this mobile no is register for another account’. so how do i know that my mobile no is activated for which facebook account for varification?

  18. Tanmay :

    @koushik saha: Just go through all your facebook account and findout in which account you have the mobile number. (under the mobile tab (follow the screenshots and guides in this article).

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    I want to activate my text moblie I cat but it on my Facebook ? I put the code that it show but nothing

  23. shingie jeremiah :

    I want to activate but country Zimbabwe is not being shown

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    i want to activate but my country wont show, zimbabwe

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    Hello,I want to active facebook text messaging but my country is not listed there also I forgot my yahoo password but I remember my facebook password.What can I do????

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    I want to activate FB text messaging. But my country Ethiopia is not listed.

  41. Rose :

    Hi Tanmay. Thank you for the helpful information. I would like to ask, are these all free of charge? I mean after activating, then every time I log in they will ask and send me the code, are these all free of charge? Any comments would be helpful. Thank you so much! :-)
    Kind regards from Berlin, Rose.

    • Tanmay Ahmed :

      Rose, thanks for dropping your query. It is absolutely free and no single penny will be charged.

  42. Lindagayle Russell :

    Please help me activate my Facebook account back on to my phone.

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  44. Kirubel :

    In the country list the ETHIOPIA name is absent so what should I do?

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    My country code(+265 Malawi) is not found on the list, what should i do then?

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