This is guide, I will show you how to enable MTN do not disturb on your phone. After doing this, you will stop receiving unsolicited sms from hungry marketers. After you are done with this, your phone will be in peace.
MTN Do Not Disturb allows MTN subscribers to opt out from all marketing promotions from third party services.
You will still be receiving messages from MTN and not from other marketers.
After you enable MTN do not disturb on your phone, two things will happen:
1. Fully Blocked mode allowing customers to Opt Out totally from receiving promotional messages via SMS and IVR.
2. Partially Blocked mode allowing customers to filter service categories for promotional messages they wish to receive. Any category not selected is blocked.
You don’t need to pay any money to enable MTN do not disturb on your phone. All you need are simple codes to activate or deactivate it.
How to Enable MTN Do Not Disturb
A customer will be able to perform the following DND activities via SMS
- View Status
- Activate full blocking
- Activate partial blocking
- Opt out of DND
Simply text HELP to the short code 2442 to find out more
To stop all promotional sms, you will need to text the word “STOP” to the short code 2442.
You will receive response saying, “Your request for FULL DND has been received and will be effective within 24 hours.
Alternatively, you can selectively block a particular services.
The following SMS keywords can be used to set your DND preference.
|Services||Code to 2442|
|Stop all SMS and IVR Messages||STOP|
|To receive all SMS and IVR Messages||ALLOW|
|Banking/Insurance/Financial Products||SMS 1|
|Real Estate||SMS 2|
|Consumer goods and Automobile||SMS 5|
|Tourism and Leisure||SMS 7|
|Sport and IVR||SMS 8|
|Information on new products and services||SMS 10|
|News Alerts||SMS 11|
|To check DND Status||STATUS|
How to Deactivate DND
To opt out of the service, you will need to text the word “ALLOW” to the short code 2442. To opt-out is free.
How to check status
To check status, you will need to text the key word STATUS to 2442
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