What are Info Services?
How to Use Info Services?
1. Operator Logo
2. Ring tones
3. Picture Messages
4. Color Wallpaper
5. Animated Images
6. Polyphonic Ringtones
7. SMS 2 Email
8. Web 2 SMS
9. DHL® Package Tracking
10. FedEx® Package Tracking
11. List of Cities Supported in Prayer Timings Service
12. UT Mobile
13. SIM Toolkit
14. Service & Mobile Compatibility
   
   
Tariff:
 
 Services Detail  Charges
 All Text Services (News, Jokes, Football)  165/-
 Fun SMS (Match Maker, Horoscope Match, Love-Meter, Personality  by  Name)  200/-
 Ringtones, Logos & Picture SMS  225/-
 Polyphonics, Color Backgrounds & Animated Images  275/-
 
What are Info Services?

Your UT connection has been transformed into an information center that will now keep you updated with the latest headlines, weather updates, entertainment news, horoscopes, sport, and much more, anytime, anywhere in UT Mobile coverage areas, even when you are roaming abroad.

Info Services are by default activated for all UT Mobile customers. This service will also enable you to get in touch with the rest of the world using SMS 2 Email, WEB 2 SMS services. It also enables you to download the latest ring tones and logos you desire.

You can also configure your profile by visiting UT Mobile website www.utmobile.ug/myfone for automated alerts.

 
How to Use Info Services with my current SIM card?
Step 1: Go to ‘Messages’ choose `Write messages`
Step 2: Now type the short code of the service you want an update on e.g. “BN” for Breaking News and Send it to 434, within seconds you will get the update on your mobile’s screen via SMS.
 
Following are the Short Codes available for all services
(Send to 434)
 Category  Services  Keywords
 News  Breaking news  BN
   Headlines news  HN
 Africa News  AFN
 Asia News  SCN
 Middle East News  MEN
 Showbiz News  SBZ
 World News  WN
 Financial News  FN
 Sports  Sports News  SN
   Football  FBN
 Leagues
 Premiership  FPS
 Spanish La Liga  SLL
 Italian Seri A  ISA
 German Bundesliga  GB
 French League  FL
 Dutch League  DL
 Rugby
 Rugby News  RN
 Super 12  SUPER
 6 Nations  SIX
 Tri Nations  TRI
 Cricket  CRI
 Financial  Foreign Exchange Rates  FX
 Commodity Prices  Beans Mixed  Beans
   Rice  rice
 Maize Flour  maizeflour
 Grams  grams
 Soya  soya
 Ginger  ginger
 Banana  banana
 Potato Sweet  potatosweet
 Groundnuts  groundnuts
 Millet Flour  milletflour
 Sim Sim  simsim
 Sorghum Flour  sorghumflour
 Cassava Flour  cassavaflour
 Religion  Bible Verse of the Day  Verse
   Parabel of the Day  Parabel
 Local Prayer Timing  MPT
 Kampala  MPT KAMPALA
 Jinja  MPT JINJA
 Gulu  MPT GULU
 Arua  MPT ARUA
 Mbarara  MPT MBARARA
 Quran verse of the day  AYAT
 Hadith of the day  HADITH
 Weather  Weather Info  
   Kampala  WL KAMPALA
   Jinja  WL JINJA
   Gulu  WL GULU
   Arua  WL ARUA
   Mbarara  WL MBARARA
   Weather Forecast
   Kampala  WF KAMPALA
   Jinja  WF JINJA
   Gulu  WF GULU
   Arua  WF ARUA
   Mbarara  WF MBARARA
   Sunrise Time
   Kampala  SRT KAMPALA
   Jinja  SRT JINJA
   Gulu  SRT GULU
   Arua  SRT ARUA
   Mbarara  SRT MBARARA
   Sunset Time
   Kampala  SST KAMPALA
   Jinja  SST JINJA
   Gulu  SST GULU
   Arua  SST ARUA
   Mbarara  SST MBARARA
 Entertainment  Joke of the Day  JOKE
   Horoscope of the Day
   Acquarius  AQU
   Aries  ARI
   Pisces  PIS
   Taurus  TAU
   Gemini  GEM
   Cancer  CAN
   Leo  LEO
   Virgo  VIR
   Libra  LIB
   Scorpio  SCO
   Sagittarius  SAG
   Capricorn  CAP
   Quote of the Day  QUOTE
   Top Movies English  TME
   Top Music Charts English  TMC
   Top Website of the Week  TWWW
   Gossip  GOSSIP
   Theater  THEATER
   Top Music Charts (Ugandan)  TMCU
 Utilities  Hospital Yellow Pages  HYP
   Dining places Yellow pages  DYP
   Name Meaning  MNM <name>
   Born Today  BT
   Today in History  TIH
   Local Standard Time  TIME
   English Dictionary  ED WORD
   SMS2Email  E<space>EMAILADDRESS
 <space> SUBJECT  <space>MESSAGE
   POP3 Email enquiry  POP<space> POPSERVER
 <space> USER_ID
 <space> PASSWORD
   MyCity  MCITY
   Mobile Bill Information  MBILL
   Land Line Bill  LBILL<space> LANDLINE NUMBER
 <space> CUSTOMER ID
 Fun Content  Operator Logo  LOGO <space><logo id>
   Ring tone  RT <space><ringtone id>
   Picture Messages  PIC <space><picture message id>
   Color Background  MPIC <space> BACKGROUND ID
   Animated Images  ANIM <space> ANIMATED IMAGE  ID
   Poly phonic Ring Tones  POLY <space><polyphonic id>
 
 Note:
For a great collection of mobile logos, ring tones and picture messages please visit www.utmobile.ug
Send all commands to 434
The information in the user guide is subject to change at any time without any prior notice and there is no liability on UT Mobile part
Each Content item has a unique product ID that is defined across all categories for different mobile types e.g. content ID for CRAZY FROG polyphonic ring tone is 60570 but you will add a prefix based on your mobile type as shown below:
 
 For Mobile Type  Content Id
 Nokia  160570
 Siemens  260570
 Samsung  360570
 Sony Ericsson  460570
 Alcatel  560570
 Motorola  660570
 Sagem  660570
 
The Prefix 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 appearing before the 60570 represent content version compatible with NOKIA, SIEMENS, SAMSUNG, SONYERICSSON, ALCATEL, MOTOROLA and SAGEM respectively Visit www.utmobile.ug for full range of fun content to choose your favorite Ringtones, Picture SMS, Operator Logos, Polyphonics, Color Backgrounds and Animated Images.
Remember to contact our Customer Care Agents on 222 before you start using Poly-phonics tones, Wall papers & Animated Pictures to configure your mobile for ¬INFO WAP DOWNLOAD in order to use these new services. GSM DATA should be activated on your number. Not all mobile types can be remotely configured by Customer care & thus in case of a failure you should use following details to configure your mobile manually:
 
Dial up number: 668
User name: wap
Password: wap
Proxy Server Address/Gateway IP: 81.199.21.206
Port: 9201
Call Type: Analogue
Maximum Data Speed: 9600 bps
 
1. Operator Logo
  Follow steps below to download any mobile logo to your mobile:
Message Format:
Send LOGO <space><logo id>
E.g.
LOGO <space>120138
(send to 434).)
   
2. Ring tones
  Follow steps below to download any ring tone to your mobile:
Message Format:
Send RT <space><ringtone id>
E.g.
RT <space> 115176 (send to 434
   
3. Picture Messages
  Follow steps below to download any picture message to your mobile:
Message Format:
Nokia handsets send PIC <space> Picture_ id (send to 434).
E.g.
send PIC 130116 to 434
   
4. Color Background
  Follow steps below to download any color background to your mobile:
Message Format:
Nokia handsets send MPIC<space> Wallpaper_ id (send to 434).
E.g.
send MPIC 150029 to 434
   
5. Animated Images
  Follow steps below to download any Animation to your mobile:
Message Format:
Nokia handsets send ANIM <space> Animation_ id (send to 434).
E.g.
send ANIM 157024 to 434
   
6. Poly Phonic Tones
  Follow steps below to download any Poly phonic ring tone to your mobile:
Message Format:
Nokia handsets send POLY <space> Polyphonic_ id (send to 434).
E.g.
send POLY 160062 to 434
   
7. SMS 2 Email
  SMS 2 Email service allows you to send emails around the globe right from your UT Mobile number.
Message Format:
E <space> EmailAddress <space> *Subject* <space> Message (send to 434).
E.g.
E abc@xyz.com *Hi* this is Ahmed sending you an email using UT Mobile’s SMS 2 Email Service!
   
8. Web 2 SMS
  You can send a message to any friend or family member having a UT Mobile number by visiting to WEB 2 SMS section on www.utmobile.ug
   
9. DHL® Package Tracking
  This service allows you to track any package you sent by DHL worldwide express anywhere in the world; just follow the following steps:
Message Format:
DHL package_ number (to 434)
You will get a message back giving you the status of the package.
E.g.

DHL 2052638033 to 434
   
10. FedEx® Package Tracking
  UT Mobile customers can track packages sent via FedEx Express with out any hassle using UT Mobile Info Services. With FedEx Package Tracking via SMS, you no longer have to call or get online. How to use this service? To track your FedEx package, send SMS command to 434 as per format below:
FedEx <space> package_ number (send to 434).
E.g.
FedEx 876541230987

Within few seconds you will get a message back giving you the status of the package over SMS.
   
11. List of cities supported in Prayer Timings
  This service allows you to interact with any of your POP3 based Email accounts. You can read, reply, delete and forward your emails in your POP3 account using this service.
Message Format:

Pop (space) POP3 Server (space) User ID (space) Password (send to 434).

Once you get the first SMS you can navigate in your mailbox using following commands:
NEXT, N – Shows header of the next message
PREVIOUS, P, PRE - Shows header of the previous message
TOP, T- takes you to header of the first message
END - Takes you to last header in the mailbox
READ- read this mail
DELETE – Delete this mail (Be careful!)
REPLY, R – Reply to this mail
CLOSE- close and clear all navigation setup.

   
12. UT Mobile
  In today’s world of information and technology, being in touch with the latest developments in the world is an absolute necessity. That’s why UT Mobile is considered as an effective tool through which all users can get whatever information they want starting with the latest news, new e-mail and much more. First of all you need to have an account in order to login to get all UT Mobile services.

In case you are not a user all you have to do is to sign in by visiting www.utmobile.ug. Once you sign in, you will be offered a wide variety of services that you can select.

Call Customer Care Center at 997 and they can also help you in setting up your profile.

   
13. SIM Toolkit
  UT Mobile, the GSM operator in Uganda, had the exclusivity to launch this distinguished service by developing first ever SIM Tool Kit, for all SMS based services offered by UT Mobile e.g. Info Services.

The main advantage of SIM Toolkit is simplicity and error free use of UT Mobile services, you will feel much comfortable by making selection from the STK menus rather than memorizing and writing codes for the services through your mobile keypad.

   
14. Service & Mobile Compatibility
Mobile Brand Text Services Operator Logo Ringtones Picture SMS Content ID Prefix
Nokia Yes Yes Yes Yes 1
Siemens Yes Yes Yes Yes 2
Samsung Yes Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported 3
Sony Ericsson Yes Yes Yes Yes 4
Alcatel Yes Yes Yes Yes 5
Motorola Yes Not Supported Yes Not Supported 6
Sagem Yes Not Supported Yes Not Supported 6
 
Mobile Brand Text Services Operator Logo Ringtones Content ID Prefix
Nokia Yes Yes Yes 1
Siemens Yes Yes Yes 2
Samsung Yes Yes Yes 3
Sony Ericsson Yes Yes Yes 4
Alcatel Yes Yes Yes 5
Motorola Yes Yes Yes 6
Sagem Yes Yes Yes 6
Note: These are generalized tables. Certain Handsets from the same Manufacturer may not support content as shown above.
 
FAQ:
 
Q1 The picture message was received as a message but it could not be displayed, what could be the reason?
  Please make sure that your mobile phone model supports picture message service.
 
Q2 Why was the ring tone or logo received deleted from the mobile?
  Make sure to save the received ring tone or logo so it remains in your mobile phone
 
Q3 I received the Ring-tone and saved it, but if somebody is calling me, I hear another ring-tone!
 

You should configure the profile to use the new ring tone.
To change the ring tone:

1. Select profile
2. Select ring Tones
3. Choose the tone you want
4. Press OK

 
Q4 Can I send a picture message to mobile users?
  Yes, you may send picture message from your handset to local & overseas Mobile-phone users. However, the recipient’s handset must support picture message for the content to be received.
 
Q5 Regarding the POP3 Alert, how many accounts can I create?
  You can create up to three accounts. In order to know what your POP server address is contact your email service provider.
 
Q6 What is G-Mail address and when do we use it?
  It is a GSM email that can be used to send or receive emails from your own mobile using SMS to EMAIL or EMAIL 2 SMS service.
E.g. If your mobile number is 071229900, then your G-mail address will be:

071229900@utmobile.ug.
 
Q7 How do I get the latest FUN CONTENT from the New UT Mobile Info Services?
 

Simply send any of the following keywords to 434 and you will receive notification of the latest content on offer.

LLOGO for Operator Logos
LRT for Ringtones
LPIC for Picture Messages
LMPIC for Color Background
LANIM for Animated Imagess
LPOLY for Polyphonic Ringtones

 
Q8 How do I get the most popular (Top) FUN CONTENT downloads from the New UT Mobile Info Services?
 

Simply send any of the following keywords to 434 and you will receive notification of the latest content on offer.

TLOGO for Operator Logos
TRT for Ringtones
TPIC for Picture Messages
TMPIC for Wallpaper (Color Background)
TANIM for Animations
TPOLY for Polyphonic Ringtones

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