What is text messaging?
Text messaging is an easy, fast and discrete way to share information
using digital mobile phones. Short messages up to 160 characters – typically two
or three sentences – are composed using the phone’s keypad and then
addressed to the area code and seven-digit number of the recipient’s mobile
phone. Delivery is almost instant, and the recipient’s
phone rings or vibrates to announce that a new message has been received.
What is GoSoloTXT?
GoSoloTXT takes text messaging and team collaboration to the next level
with one-to-many broadcast text broadcasting. Reach audiences of
any size – instantaneously! GoSoloTXT participants receive
up-to-the-minute information and breaking news from your corporate
and upline leadership.
Who can receive GoSoloTXT messages?
Anyone can receive GoSoloTXT messages whether they’re in
your business or just thinking about it.
Who can send GoSoloTXT messages?
Any GoSolo OFFICE subscribers can send broadcast text messages,
by handset or while online, to lists of recipients defined in their
Are there any fees associated with the GoSoloTXT program?
There are no fees to join the GoSoloTXT program. Standard
messaging charges apply for text messages received
through the GoSoloTXT program.
How do I receive GoSoloTXT messages? I'm a GoSolo subscriber.
- Log into your GoSolo account.
- Your Message Center inbox will appear.
- Click the GoSoloTXT banner on the left navigation panel.
- The TXT Settings form appears.
- Place a check in the box indicating 'Yes, I want to
receive real-time text messages from my team to my mobile phone
- Provide your mobile number and wireless carrier.
- Click Save. A confirmation appears 'You are currently
opted into the GoSoloTXT program.'
How do I receive GoSoloTXT messages? I'm NOT a GoSolo
From a handset - type the keyword JOIN to short code 73513.
If online - go to http://www.gosolo.com/gotxt. Click Activate
GoSoloTXT Today. You will be prompted to provide your
cell phone number and corresponding wireless carrier. Click Submit.
What is the GoSoloTXT short code? What is a short code?
The GoSoloTXT short code is 73513. GoSolo OFFICE subscribers
reference the short code when broadcasting to a target list of recipients
by cell phone. Messages received contain the short code in
the FROM field.
What commands can I text to short code 73513?
The following commands can be texted to short code 73513 at
JOIN - allows anyone to opt their handset into the GoSoloTXT program.
HELP - returns a URL where FAQs, Terms and Conditions, Quick
Start Guide and Activate options are available.
LIST - allows anyone to broadcast to a list # in their GoSolo
account using an authenticated handset.
STOP - allows anyone to opt their handset out of receiving
text messages from the GoSoloTXT program.
How do I send text messages to lists in my GoSolo account?
You may send text messages to any GoSolo list
you’ve created in your GoSolo account using an authenticated
handset. For example, to send a text message to your
downline, send ‘LIST 28 Today’s Meeting at 10 a.m.’ to
short code 73513. If you are online, in addition
to GoSolo lists, you may also send to any combination
of GoSolo contacts, GoSolo numbers, cell numbers and e-mail addresses.
How do I authenticate my handset to send GoSoloTXT messages?
To send GoSoloTXT messages to lists in your account you must first
identify the handset that will be used with your GoSolo account. When
you log into your GoSolo account, click on the GoSoloTXT banner
on the left navigation panel. The TXT Settings form
will appear. You will be asked to send a 5 character code
to your phone and enter it on the TXT Settings form. This
will ensure that only your phone can be used to send to lists in
I receive text messages that read 'GoSoloTXT options [STOP,
JOIN, HELP] to 73513.'
How do I stop this?
These are courtesy text messages that accompany (“piggyback”)
each originating text message delivered to you through the GoSoloTXT program.
To stop the courtesy text messages but continue receiving text messages
through the GoSoloTXT program, text the keyword JOIN to 73513. To discontinue
all text messages received through the GoSoloTXT program, text the keyword STOP
Does my phone support text messaging?
Most cell phone services in the U.S. and Canada support text messaging.
Consult with your service provider to validate whether your provider
supports this service.
What phone providers are supported?
Currently GoSoloTXT supports the following cell phone providers in the
U.S. include: Alltel, Appalachian Wireless(EKN), AT&T, Bluegrass, Boost,
Cellular One of East Central Illinois(ECIT), Cellular South, Centennial, Cincinnati
Bell, Cricket Wireless, General Communications Inc(GCI), Illinois Valley Cellular(IVC),
Immix - PC Management, Inland Cellular, Nextel, nTelos, Revol, Sprint PCS,
T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile USA and West Central
Wireless. In Canada: Sasktel,
Bell, Telus, MTS, Fido.ca, Rogers and Virgin.
I don’t receive GoSoloTXT messages to my handset?
Typical reasons why you may not receive GoSoloTXT messages:
cell phone is not capable of receiving text messages.
• Your cell phone plan may not include text messaging.
Check with your wireless provider.
• If you are a GoSolo subscriber, you may not have activated
the option to forward text messages to your cell phone.
How long does it take for a recipient to receive a message?
Usually it takes less than a minute. However in rare instance it
may take longer.
Is it possible to identify the sender?
The sender’s signature is may be appended to the end of the
text message separated with a ‘-‘ and may be up to 30
characters in length. This is optional by sender.
Can I listen to my text messages by phone?
GoSolo OFFICE users may listen to their text messages
by telephone if they reside in the message center inbox. When dialing
into your GoSolo account by phone say, “Listen to Email” or
press buttons   to hear all text and email messages.
How do I deactivate GoSoloTXT to my handset?
You may do so by texting the keyword STOP to the GoSoloTXT short code 73513 at anytime. If GoSoloTXT messages are still
being sent to your GoSolo account, the messages will continue to
appear in your message center inbox.
I send text messages to my friends today. Is GoSoloTXT the same
Standard texting is a one-to-one transaction. GoSoloTXT is one-to-many transaction where one text message is sent to
an audience of any size, simultaneously.
Can I reply to GoSoloTXT?
No. GoSoloTXT is currently a one-to-many broadcast
delivery service only. However, you can include your cell number
in your text message and request a text response if you
wish that recipients respond back to you.