To Sign Up:
- Create a contact on your phone for Shoutbomb and enter the email address email@example.com (most phones can text to email addresses).
- Text SIGNUP+YourLibraryCardBarcode+PIN (The + signs are important and no spaces. Example: SIGNUP+21391001234567+4444).
- You should receive a confirmation text in one to two minutes. Replying with your email address is optional.
- You are now signed up to receive Holds, Overdue, and Renewal Notices. You can customize your notices by sending commands shown in the table below.
- If you have trouble texting to an email address or signing up, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To renew items, reply to the renewal notice as instructed in the text message.
Hint: To prevent spellcheck from changing your text, double-tap the cap arrow to put on caps lock.
Provo City Library does not charge for this service, but standard carrier message charges may apply.
|Commands to help set up texting||Action|
|SIGNUP+card#+PIN||To sign up for text messages|
|ADDCARD+card#+PIN||Add another library card|
|DROPCARD+card#+PIN||Remove a secondary card|
|FEES||Fee notice Opt In/Out toggle|
|HOLDS||Hold notice Opt In/Out toggle|
|OVERDUE||Overdue notice Opt In/Out toggle|
|RENEW||Renew notice Opt In/Out toggle|
|NOTICES||See which notices you receive|
|SWITCHPHONE||Change phone number|
|HELP||Get info about all commands|
|QUIT||Stop this text notices service|
|Commands to oversee your library account||Action|
|ALL||Renews all eligible items|
|HL||Lists holds ready for pickup|
|IOWEU||Displays fines and fees|
|RESEND||Ask Shoutbomb to resend last message|