Google+ Users In 41 Additional Countries Can Post Now Via SMS

Posted on Apr 20 2012 - 2:17pm by Editorial Staff

Google announced today that it has expanded its Google+ SMS features to 41 new countries, opening the service to users outside of the US and India for the first time. Since Google+ launched in June 2011, the company has provided services for its US and Indian users but today it has opened it up to users in Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Benin, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo (DRC), Cote D’Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zambia.

To sign up for the service, users have to add and activate their mobile number on their Google profile. Once this has been done, they can find out the local number they need to text via Google’s Support page on the subject.

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