How do you create a GroupMe account?

Can I have 2 GroupMe accounts?

If you have two accounts, we make it very easy to merge them. First log in to the account with the email address you want to be your primary. You’ll see an area where you can add another email address or phone number.

Can you make a GroupMe account with an email?

You need to provide your email address and a strong password. Alternatively, you can link GroupMe with your Facebook or Twitter account. The reason why GroupMe needs this is to send you a verification code or PIN. After you receive it, you’ll have to insert the code in the app.

Can you sign up for GroupMe without a phone number?

Signing up for GroupMe can be a bit frustrating since it requires your phone number, and you may not want to have that info available to your contacts. Here is an easy work-‐around so you can skip the phone number step while signing up for a new account. 1. Enter your first & last name, email and password.

Does GroupMe use your phone number?

GroupMe never shares your personal information with others. Your phone number and email address are always kept private from other group members. When you are in a group, the only details you can see about another group member are their avatar and their name.

How do I verify my GroupMe account?

To verify your number if you didn’t receive a PIN:
  1. Keep the GroupMe app on the PIN screen.
  2. Contact support and let us know you’re having trouble receiving your PIN.
  3. Once our team has helped you get your PIN, enter it in the app to verify your number.

Can I use GroupMe without the app?

Group SMS on GroupMe. (U.S. Only)

You can create and manage groups simply by sending text messages—no app or smartphone needed.

Can you have two GroupMe accounts with the same phone number?

Can I set up more than one group using the same phone number for GroupMe? Yes, you can set up multiple groups and direct messages with one account.

Do you need an account to use GroupMe?

No, you don’t need a smartphone. If your phone can send and receive text messages, you can use GroupMe. Using GroupMe over SMS is currently supported within the United States only. Learn GroupMe SMS commands or find out how to start a new group through SMS.

Is the GroupMe app safe?

Unlike some safer, encrypted chat apps, GroupMe doesn’t have an end-to-end encryption protocol in place. This means that, in theory, GroupMe representatives could read your conversations if they needed to or were instructed to do so by the government.

Does GroupMe need WiFi?

GroupMe is a messaging app owned by Microsoft. Users can send group or private messages from their computer or phone using WiFi. Smart Social wants to caution parents that students can send and receive messages on GroupMe without limits and there is no way for users to delete past posts.

Why is GroupMe better than texting?

Send texts without using up your carrier’s limit

GroupMe gives you the option to send group texts using your carrier’s SMS or from within the app. For those who don’t have unlimited texts on their cell phone plan, in-app messaging is the best way to make sure you don’t go over your limit.

What is GroupMe age limit?

18 or older

Is GroupMe better than WhatsApp?

According to GroupMe’s Terms of Use, you must be 18 or older unless you get parental consent. The App store, however, says that you can download the app if you’re 4 or older.

Why is GroupMe free?

Is GroupMe a social media?

WhatsApp is a more all-inclusive experience than GroupMe, and having someone’s WhatsApp is about as powerful as having their phone number. Through WhatsApp, users can voice call or video call other people. WhatsApp is also more secure than GroupMe. GroupMe, on the other hand, has a maximum message size of 50 MB.

Did I get kicked out of a GroupMe?

We do not charge for our service – it’s completely free from our end. If you have an iPhone or Android, you can download the GroupMe app and not worry about text message charges. Texts are charged as a normal US mobile number – so whatever you would pay to text someone in the US, it costs the same to text the group.

How does GroupMe get paid?

GroupMe is a social media app that allows users to create groups of two or more people; the groups chat about anything from student organizations to business ideas. Users can search chats, create polls, add events to a group’s calendar, and link their phone’s messaging to the app.

Does GroupMe have a limit?

Originally Answered: Does GroupMe tell you when you are removed from the group? No they can’t. Once they are deleted from the group, they will be unable to see anything from the group. The group chat stream will also disappear from the list of chat boxes.

Can you text with GroupMe?

Right now, GroupMe doesn’t even generate any revenue — the service is completely free for users. Twilio, on the other hand, charges two cents to send or receive a text message, with potential volume discounts. Whatever GroupMe’s paying Twilio, it’s a cost that GroupMe appears to be bearing on its own for now.

How much is GroupMe app?

By default, you can have up to 500 members in a group. GroupMe can’t support groups larger than 500. While it’s possible to have groups with 500 members, groups larger than 200 people can get noisy.

Does GroupMe sell data?

Send free text messages to your friends and family

Keeping you in touch is what GroupMe is all about. You can create groups from the contacts already in your phone and send a text to them all at once. When one of them responds, everyone gets the message. It’s like a free private chat room that works on every phone.

How does the GroupMe app work?

GroupMe is a free service provided by Mindless Dribble Inc., but any text messages sent/received are subject to standard text messaging rates determined by your mobile phone carrier.