Family SMS Terms of Use


To receive text messages from Microsoft family, text START or DEBUT to 67326. You’ll receive one (1) text message from Microsoft family confirming that you’ve subscribed to family alerts.  To learn more about Microsoft family features and get the most out of them, go to


To stop receiving text messages from Microsoft family, text STOP or ARRET to 67326. You’ll receive one (1) final message from Microsoft family confirming that you’ve opted out in our system. Following this confirmation, no additional text messages will be sent unless you choose to opt in again.


Microsoft family allows users in Canada and the United States to invite other members to join a family through an SMS message. By using this service, you’re opting the other member in to receive Microsoft family messages. As such you agree that you will not abuse this service in any way including, but not limited to, spamming invitations, sending invitations to users you don't know, sending invitations programmatically by macro or other automated means. Microsoft family doesn’t have a separate charge for this service; however, message and data rates may apply from your mobile carrier. Subject to the terms and conditions of your mobile carrier, you may receive text messages from Microsoft family sent to your mobile phone. Microsoft family reserves the right to terminate this SMS service, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. The information in any message may be subject to certain time lags and/or delays. You’re responsible for managing the types of SMS texts you receive. Microsoft corporation assumes no responsibility for any charges which may be incurred from your mobile carrier.

Participating carriers in the United States include:

AT&T, Boost®, C Spire, Carolina West Wireless, Cellcom, Sprint®, T-Mobile®, U.S. Cellular®, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile®.

Participating carriers in Canada include:

Aliant Mobility, Bell Mobility, Eastlink, Fido, MTS Mobility, NorthernTel Mobility, Public Mobile, Rogers Wireless, SaskTel Mobility, Telebec Mobilite, TELUS Mobility, Videotron, Virgin Mobile Canada, WIND Mobile.