How to activate promotional messages on Safaricom


For those of us in the betting industry, we advise our members to activate promotional messages because most of them have blocked them.i understand that promotional messages are intrusive, but you have an option of blocking those you with not to receive and leave others active.

How it works

    Dial *411# on your phone

    Choose the category e.g. Horoscopes, Bible verses, entertainment, sports, news

    You will receive an SMS reply

To know all the channels that you have activated:

    Send an SMS to 411 with the word “list”

    Messages that you send to activate or de-activate the service will not be charged.

    You may then deactivate the channels one by one depending on your needs

    Activation and de-activation is FREE


Dial *100#

Go to option 5 and choose promotion messages, then activate.