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Can't donate to comic relief

Started by: andy69
On: 15/03/2019 | 19:29
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by: andy69
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:29

I've got plenty of airtime credit but when I try and text 70220, my phone says message not sent. What's wrong?

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by: nigelbrooks
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:50 edited: 15/03/2019 | 19:51

@andy69 

 

Simply because 70220 alone is not the right number!

 

You need to preface the message with the appropriate word.

 

These are the short code donation numbers for Comic Relief 2019

 

The last column is the last date that you can use the short code

 

CLIMB

70205

£5

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

CLIMB

70210

£10

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

CLIMB

70220

£20

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

CLIMB

70230

£30

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

COMIC

70205

£5

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

DONATE

70205

£5

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

YES

70205

£5

01/03/2019

30/06/2019

YES

70210

£10

01/03/2019

30/06/2019

YES

70220

£20

01/03/2019

30/06/2019

YES

70230

£30

01/03/2019

30/06/2019

LOL

70205

£5

05/03/2019

30/06/2019

GIVE

70210

£10

07/03/2019

30/06/2019

GIVE

70220

£20

07/03/2019

30/06/2019

HELP

70210

£10

09/03/2019

30/06/2019

HELP

70220

£20

09/03/2019

30/06/2019

HELP

70230

£30

09/03/2019

30/06/2019

DANCE

70210

£10

11/03/2019

30/06/2019

DANCE

70220

£20

11/03/2019

30/06/2019

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by: giffgaff20147
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:33

@andy69

Hello giffgaff does not support payments from your credit ,

 

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by: smithster225225
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:36
@andy69

Hi there Smiley Happy

giffgaff dont have the facility to take money from your credit and then pass it on to comic relief

sorry Smiley Sad
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Message 3 of 15
by: andy69
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:36
Well, that's rubbish considering giffgaff do support payforit scams. How ironic.
I thought you could donate to charity: for example, https://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Help-Support/How-do-I-donate-to-charity-on-giffgaff/td-p/21606891
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by: nigelbrooks
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:50 edited: 15/03/2019 | 19:51

@andy69 

 

Simply because 70220 alone is not the right number!

 

You need to preface the message with the appropriate word.

 

These are the short code donation numbers for Comic Relief 2019

 

The last column is the last date that you can use the short code

 

CLIMB

70205

£5

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

CLIMB

70210

£10

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

CLIMB

70220

£20

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

CLIMB

70230

£30

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

COMIC

70205

£5

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

DONATE

70205

£5

21/02/2019

30/06/2019

YES

70205

£5

01/03/2019

30/06/2019

YES

70210

£10

01/03/2019

30/06/2019

YES

70220

£20

01/03/2019

30/06/2019

YES

70230

£30

01/03/2019

30/06/2019

LOL

70205

£5

05/03/2019

30/06/2019

GIVE

70210

£10

07/03/2019

30/06/2019

GIVE

70220

£20

07/03/2019

30/06/2019

HELP

70210

£10

09/03/2019

30/06/2019

HELP

70220

£20

09/03/2019

30/06/2019

HELP

70230

£30

09/03/2019

30/06/2019

DANCE

70210

£10

11/03/2019

30/06/2019

DANCE

70220

£20

11/03/2019

30/06/2019

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Message 5 of 15
by: smithster225225
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:52
@andy69

Hi again,

Yes it seems you are correct.

I apologise as my response was incorrect.
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Message 6 of 15
by: andy69
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:54
Eh? 70220 is mentioned in that table and today is before 30/6/2019. It's also the number being advertised on the TV at the moment.
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by: andy69
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:57
And I'm texting the word YES.
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Message 8 of 15
by: sloz
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:59
@andy69
Hi, which phone do you have?
some android phones have a setting that prevents you texting shortcode numbers

You need to locate the premium text setting and click to
"always allow"

Incidentally, most charity 5 digit numbers starting 7 (including the comic relief ones)
Are free rated on giffgaff

So if you add a £10 or £20 top up
You can send the text with the key word included
And donate the full ammount

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Message 9 of 15
by: tazzy19
on: 15/03/2019 | 19:59

@andy69 

Have you previously barred premium texts / calls in call and text service settings https://giffgaff.com/profile/details

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