Google Verification Alerts SMS Terms and Conditions:

GOOGLE (IDV) Verification Alerts program is to prevent abuse and verify the Google user identity in some rare account recovery, authentication cases. Google will send its existing users a “one-time” PIN code, by SMS, to a pre-registered or provided phone number, which the user will need to enter when logging in to a  Google mobile or web application, in order to verify that the user has access to that phone number.

The shortcode used for this program is 256447. 1 msg/interaction. Msg&Data Rates May Apply. Reply HELP for help. Reply STOP to Cancel.

You may opt-out from participating at any time. Text STOP to 256447 or reply STOP to any message to opt-out. For HELP text HELP to 256447 or reply HELP to any message (message & data rates may apply), or email You can also call us toll free on 1-877-355-5787.

Participating Wireless Carriers:

Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile®, Sprint, Boost, Alltel, U.S. Cellular, Cellular One, MetroPCS, ACS/Alaska, Bluegrass Cellular, Cellular One of East Central Illinois, Centennial Wireless, Cox Communications, EKN/Appalachian Wireless, GCI, Illinois Valley Cellular, Immix/Keystone Wireless, Inland Cellular, Nex-Tech Wireless, Rural Cellular Corporation, Thumb Cellular, United Wireless, West Central (WCC), Cellcom, C Spire Wireless, Cricket, Cincinnati Bell and Virgin Mobile.

Alerts sent via SMS may not be delivered to you if your phone is not in range of a transmission site, or if sufficient network capacity is not available at a particular time. Even within a coverage area, factors beyond the control of your wireless carrier may interfere with message delivery, including the customer's equipment, terrain, proximity to buildings, foliage, and weather. You acknowledge that urgent alerts may not be timely received and that your wireless carrier does not guarantee that alerts will be delivered and will not be liable for delayed or undelivered messages.

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