How To Purchase SMS

Bongo Live User Guide

To send SMS to a single person or a group of people, you must purchase SMS credits. To purchase SMS credits, follow the steps below:

  1. Click on “Purchase” on the top menu on your dashboard

  2. Select “Purchase SMS” on the drop down menu

  3. Enter the number of SMS credit you want to purchase

  4. The system will automatically calculate the rate of the requested number of SMS and show the total costs

  5. Click 'Next' to make your purchase request

On your dashboard, you will see the available options of payment methods i.e. Cash, Cheque, Bank Transfer, Tigo Pesa, M-Pesa, Airtel Money and Halopesa.  See below payment details for each option;

  • Cash - Drop of payment at Mezzanine Floor, No 6, India/Zanaki St, Dar es Salaam

  • Cheque - Make cheque in the name of 'Bongo Live Enterprise Ltd' account No 0411788001 and deliver to our office address above

  • Bank Transfer -

  • Tigo Pesa - Dial *150*01# > Choose 'Make Payments' > Enter Business No 222444 > Enter Ref No > Enter Amount > Enter PIN to Confirm

  • M-Pesa - Dial *150*00# > Choose 'Make Payments' > Enter Business No 222444 > Enter Ref No > Enter Amount > Enter PIN to Confirm

  • Airtel Money - Dial *150*60# > Choose 'Make Payments' > Enter Business No 222444 > Enter Ref No > Enter Amount > Enter PIN to Confirm

  • Halopesa - Dial *150*88# > Choose 'Make Payments' > Enter Business No 222444 > Enter Ref No > Enter Amount > Enter PIN to Confirm

 

Here is a quick walk through video to show you how you can easily make credit purchases

How To Purchase Via M-PESA, TigoPesa or Airtel Money

To purchase SMS credits via M-PESA or TigoPesa follow the steps below:

  1. Click on “Purchase” on the top menu on your dashboard.

  2. Select “Purchase SMS” on the drop down menu.

  3. Enter the number of SMS credit you want to purchase.

  4. The system will automatically calculate the rate of the requested number of SMS and show the total costs.

  5. Click 'Next' to make your purchase request

  6. To pay via M-PESA, click on the "M-PESA' icon

  7. Click the "Pay Now" button to continue

  8. You will also see the payment steps on how to pay via M-PESA. Follow these steps. You will also see the "Payment Summary" with detailed information about your SMS purchase. Confirm if the payment summary is correct before you proceed with the payment process

  9. Click the "Complete" button to proceed

  10. You will get a notification "Purchase Request Successful" and the purchased credits will be allocated automatically into your account once payment is received

  11. You can refresh your account to see if the credits were added by checking your "Credit Balance" at the very top of your dashboard

    Repeat the same process to pay via Tigopesa and Airtel Money

     

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