Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



654 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 20

Trusted

Topic # 111439 3-Nov-2012 13:32

I'm using a 2degrees SIM in a car GPS tracker - is there any way to receive email (rather than TXT) notifications that my balance is low?  The device only recognises formatted commands, so will ignore all other messages.

I've signed up for "Your 2degrees" and entered my contact details, but I can't find any option to enable email notifications.

Create new topic
881 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 711363 3-Nov-2012 13:42 Send private message

Auto top up is probably the best option, so it automatically topups when your balance is low. http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay/topping-up/auto-top-up 

Not sure about the email notifications (however i have never heard of them).






892 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 37

Trusted
2degrees

  Reply # 712182 5-Nov-2012 12:37 Send private message

KevinL: I'm using a 2degrees SIM in a car GPS tracker - is there any way to receive email (rather than TXT) notifications that my balance is low?  The device only recognises formatted commands, so will ignore all other messages.

I've signed up for "Your 2degrees" and entered my contact details, but I can't find any option to enable email notifications.


Hi, unfortunately not for low balances.  

To make sure your balance is kept topped up I'd advise setting Auto-top-up on 'Just top me up'.
That way when the balance gets below $2.50 we'll top-up your account automatically, without having to send a reply. 

If you've got a data pack running I would set an Monthly Auto-Top-Up the day BEFORE your pack expires to make sure your'e always on the better value pack.  I'd also advise to check your balances in Your 2degrees towards the end of the month to see if you need any extra top-up.

Here's more info - http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/prepay/topping-up/auto-top-up 

Cheers
^POB



www.hinve.st
877 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 47

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 712207 5-Nov-2012 13:02 Send private message

It would be great to be able to receive emails with data usage alerts etc too. I use a prepay SIM in my iPad, I have no idea what's happening with my 3G usage or top ups unless I log in to the 2degrees site (which is a little clunky on iPad, I find often the pop up buttons don't work correctly, have to log out and in again). Being able to get top up history for more than 1 month at a time would be very useful.

If alerts can not be emailed, perhaps the text alerts could be sent to another mobile number?

Oh, while on the subject, would it be possible to put the account number or phone number as a reference number on bank statements? We have 3 2degrees devices, and it's impossible to tell which has topped up from our bank account statement.


Cheers,
Joseph

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Warning: Rage Ahead - Campbell Live and childhood poverty
Created by kawaii, last reply by KiwiNZ on 3-Sep-2014 06:33 (132 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Does NZ need better gun laws?
Created by mattwnz, last reply by kawaii on 3-Sep-2014 05:40 (105 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


What tyre brand/model to look at ?
Created by Mark, last reply by Oblivian on 2-Sep-2014 21:36 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


VideoEZY OnDemand
Created by Andib, last reply by davidcole on 2-Sep-2014 20:10 (63 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Judith Collins: I am resigning
Created by Presso, last reply by gzt on 2-Sep-2014 11:42 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Cirque du Soleil Cellphone Hijack
Created by myopinion, last reply by PhantomNVD on 1-Sep-2014 18:01 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Orcon Global Mode launched
Created by freitasm, last reply by shk292 on 1-Sep-2014 11:32 (132 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by IcI on 30-Aug-2014 17:54 (562 replies)
Pages... 36 37 38



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.