Apart from free calling, Dingtone also allows its users to send and receive SMS to and from their friends and family no matter they are Dingtone users or not.
A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Send SMS on Dingtone
Step 1. Download and Install Dingtone on Your Device.
Dingtone is compatible with different devices in multiple operating systems, including Android and iOS. Download the latest version of the Dingtone App on your device.
Step 2. Register a Dingtone Account.
A Dingtone account can be registered with multiple personal information like Email Address, Facebook Account, etc.
Step 3. Open Dingtone and Send SMS to Anyone.
You are allowed to send SMS in different ways.
You can tap “Contacts” and choose a messaging target. Tap the “message” icon to send him or her an SMS.
You are also allowed to access your phone contacts to send your friends or family messages.
Or, you can tap “Messages” at the bottom of the interface and tap the “edit” icon at the upper right corner to enter the messaging interface. Here, you are allowed to send messages in two ways, Free and SMS.
Free SMS can be achieved between Dingtone users while SMS may cost but you are allowed to send messages to any number.
What Can You Send As You Send Messages through Dingtone?
Different content is allowed to be sent on Dingtone app.
- Text, Of Course
Besides, VOIP calling can be made directly on the messaging interface.
Based on the messaging functions of Dingtone, it can be concluded that similarities are shared between Dingtone and WhatsApp as an instant-messaging tool.
FAQs about Dingtone’s SMS Function
Is it possible to send and receive SMS on iPad, iPod and tablet?
Of course! If you install Dingtone free texting App and have a Dingtone phone number then you can send and receive SMSs on iPads, iPods, and tablets. If you don’t have a Dingtone number then you can only send SMS from iPad, iPod, and tablet but cannot receive SMS.
Can’t receive an SMS on Dingtone free texting App?
1.Do you have a Dingtone phone number? If you don’t have one, then you can only send SMS and you cannot receive them.
2.If you are having problems receiving an SMS, open the Dingtone app -> More -> Settings -> Call Settings -> Set up Call Block. Verify if the reason you can’t receive SMS is that you have selected “Block calls”.
3.If the receiver’s phone number and your Dingtone phone number are not from the same country, first check if your friend’s phone is able to send international texts. You can also remind your friend to include the country code of your Dingtone phone number when they send you an SMS.
4.For certain countries where the carriers do not support call display for Dingtone phone numbers (such as the Philippines) your friend cannot directly reply to the SMS you sent but can directly enter your Dingtone number on their phone to reply to you.
For more solutions to can’t-receive or can’t send SMS on Dingtone, this article is a bible.
Don’t want to receive SMS from someone? Block them!
If you don’t want to receive SMS from somebody then you only need to tap the “Contacts” button at the bottom of the interface, then find the person you want to block in your contacts, tap to enter the contact’s bio page, then tap on the three dots on the upper right corner and select “Block”.
How much does it cost to send and receive SMS? Is there a price plan?
1.Your specific cost for sending and receiving SMS can be found by tapping on “More” > “Settings” > “Call Settings” > “Calling Rates” then choose the desired country code to display the rate.
2.Non-Dingtone users sending and receiving SMS from a Dingtone user will be charged the rates of their local carrier. It costs 0.5-4.5 credit/SMS.
3.If you regularly send and receive SMS, especially international SMS, it is worth it to get an annual SMS plan: 6000 SMS for 600 Dingtone credits (including international SMS).
Sending MMS with pictures, videos, location, etc. are the same cost as a text-only SMS
Not only can you send a text-only SMS with Dingtone, but you can also send MMS with pictures, videos, location, voice message, etc. If you have an iPhone then you can also send doodles. Dingtone MMS will be sent as a link and the cost is the same as sending a text-only SMS.
When your friend receives your link, they can choose to download when they are on WiFi. This allows both parties to save costs and data usage when sending and receiving MMSs.