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SportsSignup Texting Setup

posted Nov 29, 2014, 7:28 PM by Bill Wittig   [ updated Nov 29, 2014, 8:45 PM ]
Instructions for setting up additional (child/player) cell phone numbers and enabling texting for any/all mobile phones. Hoover will make EXTENSIVE use of the texting feature so it is important that ALL PLAYERS & PARENTS have cell phones added and texting enabled.

• Step 01: Login to SportsSignup (GBYLA) Account 

• Step 02: Click Account Settings link  


• Step 03: Scroll down to Adults section; click your name

• Step 04: Click Edit link under Adult Options


• Step 05: Scroll down to Primary Phone and Alternate Phones sections

• Step 06: Be sure CELL phone numbers for YOU and YOUR PLAYER are added/included here
  • Use both the Primary Phone and Alternate Phones fields
  • Be sure the Share with My Team is checked
  • Be sure the Phone Type is selected as Mobile
  • There is also an area to add Alternate Emails if necessary
  • Click Save at the bottom of the page to update with any changes

• Step 07: Return back to the Account Settings page; from the Account Options area click Mobile Phone Settings


• Step 08: Click the Enable Texting link for you and your player's Mobile Phones
• Step 09: Follow the Activation Instructions
  • Text NEW to 698326 from the phone to enable texting
  • Confirmation Code will be sent to your phone
  • Enter the confirmation code in the space provided on the site
  • Click Save 

• Step 10: Repeat previous two steps for each phone to enable