Receive Orkut scraps on your mobile

Recently Orkut launched scraps on mobile feature. But unfortunately people are getting charged by mobile service providers for those messages. So, here I’m going to tell you the trick to receive Orkut scraps on your mobile as SMS absolutely free. Each time someone sends you a scrap, you will get a SMS alert with first 150 characters of that scrap on your mobile. This service is absolutely FREE for people living in India. We will perform this trick by using Orkutfeeds and Google SMS Channel. Let’s know how to do this.

How To Get Orkut Scraps as SMS for Free :
This orkut trick can be done by converting all your scraps into a feed. Now associate that feed with a Google SMS channel. When someone makes a scraps in your scrapbook, your scrapbook feed will receive and store that scrap. Google SMS channel checks scrapbook feed periodically and will send you the scrap by SMS once it find a new scrap in your feed.

Follow the below steps :

1. Get your Orkut profile link. You can get your Orkut profile link by clicking on your own display picture and copying the code from the address bar. (Typically an Orkut profile link looks like this : ?rl=mp&uid=995950247969049008)

2. Go to, paste your Orkut profile link in the given box and click on the Subscribe button.

3. Now it will give you a URL like this : /feed.php?uid= 18178041578960043718

4. Copy that code and paste in a notepad. Add #both at the end of that URL. Your final URL should look like feed.php?uid= 18178041578960043718 #both

5. Now navigate to Google SMS Channel and login with your Google/Gmail ID and Password.

6. Look at the right sidebar, you can find a Try now button under Create your own channel option. Click on Try now.

7. It will take you to the channel settings page. Fill up all the details there and click on Create Channel button. Check the below screenshot for complete instructions.

8. You are done.

Now you will receive Orkut scraps by SMS absolutely free.

Special Instructions :
1. If your scrapbook is locked (viewable by friends only), you MUST add Orkutfeeds Bot as your friend on Orkut. Add Orkutfeeds bot.
2. It might take up to 4-6 hours to get new scrap notification SMS on mobile. This fully depends on Google server load.


About Sujit Yadav

Sujit Yadav is a tech savvy who loves to explore about new technology. he is also passionate about Animation and Game development. He loves to write poems and loves to draw. he is a learner of life who loves travelling, meeting new people and Ddancing.

Posted on September 29, 2010, in Android World. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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