Mass Messaging System – EC

Welcome to the Kent Washington Stake’s Mass Messaging System (MMS) home page for EnglishConnect. Listed below are the detailed instructions for successfully registering your text-capable mobile device and email address with this system.

MMS Mobile Number: 253.205.0295
Note: this mobile number is for texting (SMS) only; no voice calls are accepted.

In order to register your mobile device with MMS, you will need to send a SINGLE (1) text message that looks like the following – please be sure to hit the <return> key after each piece of information requested for this submission (not the SEND (↑) key!)):

<return> = the return key on your mobile phone’s keyboard
(do not type this in – used for one piece of information per line, shown in yellow)

The format required for an EnglishConnect participant registration is:

Register<return>
EConnect<return>
Group<return> – short code described below
First Name<return>
Last Name<return>
Email Address[now hit the SEND () key]

Here is a valid participant registration example:

Register<return>
EConnect<return>
PT<return>
Michelle<return>
Craig<return>
mcraig1018@chqlmail.com[now hit the SEND () key]

Here are the details concerning valid values and the abbreviations used above:

Register – this is the MMS command for registration
EConnect – this is the keyword that will associate your information with EnglishConnecttype this in as-is
PT – this is a participant’s group association… TC is the short code for Teacher/Instructor; other valid codes include LD (Leader)
Michelle – this participant’s first name
Craig – this participant’s last name
mcraig1018@chqlmail.com – this is the participant’s email address (note: to specify an email-only notification, add a leading ! point to the email address as in !mcraig1018@chqlmail.com)

If you would like to see the general format directly as a text message, please text the following to the main number above (you can then copy, paste, fill/replace, and send):

help EConnect             (this message is NOT case sensitive)

Questions or having trouble? Please contact your ward leaders.