How to Connect My Phone to Facebook Status

by Erika Dean
Logging off Facebook means you'll need to re-enter your password later.

Logging off Facebook means you'll need to re-enter your password later.

Facebook is a social networking website people use to post updates about the happenings in their lives and to connect to friends. If you have a Facebook account, you can connect your cell phone to your Facebook status. Whenever you want to post a status update, you can post it to your Facebook account by sending a text message. You will have to modify your account settings to do this, but it is easy and takes little time.

1

Sign in to your Facebook account using your email address and password.

2

Click the "Settings" tab from the navigation bar at the top of the page and select "Account Settings" from the drop-down menu.

3

Click the "Mobile" tab in the new page that opens and select "Register for Facebook Text Messages."

4

Select your country and mobile phone carrier from the options that open and click "Next."

5

Send a text message containing the letter "F" to 32665 and click "Next."

6

Enter the activation code you receive on your phone in the next box and click "Confirm." Your phone will now be connected to Facebook. You can enter status updates using text messaging on your cell phone and you will receive responses people make to your status as text messages.

Warning

  • close Standard text messaging rates will apply to any status updates or responses you make or receive.

About the Author

Erika Dean has been writing since 2000. She has published many articles for Demand Studios and enjoys writing about the Microsoft Office Suite, Windows OS, and the Internet (MySpace, Facebook, email). Dean has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Winthrop University and is a former English/language arts teacher.

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