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How to get free sms alerts on your mobile for birthdays of facebook friends

Updated on June 15, 2012

Have you ever forgotten to wish happy birthday to any of your friends. Here is an easy way to set sms alerts on your phone for birthdays of your friends in  your facebook account. Facebook has become the most popular social networking site. So most of the people are in contact with their old friends through facebook. Let us get into the matter

Step 1

Log in to your facebook account and there is an events link under your profile picture in home page, click on it. After that click on Birthdays. Then there will be an export birthdays link click on it

 Step 2

Click on the export birthdays link. Then you will get a url as shown below. Copy that url

 Step 3

Now log in to your gmail account. On top of your gmail page or google account page there will be a link calender. click on that. In the calender page, in the left side you can see a provision to add other calender. You can see the picture below click on the link add below other calnder

 on clicking add below other calender, you will get add by url  option as shown below. Click on it

On selecting add by url you will get the following window. Paste the url that you got from facebook in this window and click on add calender. On additing that url, you will get a calender Friend`s birthdays under other calenders section as shown below

 Step 4

Click Settings below the friends's birthday calender. You will get the settings window. On this window select mobile setup tab. It will show a window shown below

Step 5

There will be an option to set your mobile number, if you have not set it already. Then after setting your mobile number, you can set sms alerts under notification tab.

That is it. From now onwards you will never forget to wish happy birthday to your friends:)


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      Charles 6 years ago

      If you want to send free sms you can also try "".

      There is a German and an English version.

      You can send there

      - 7 free sms ervery 24 hours

      - without registration

      - international

      - with 160 characters.


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      vinner 6 years ago from India

      You are welcome. If you are getting problems in any of these steps, just post your doubt here