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How much does GroupMe cost?

Steve Spillman
posted this on March 31, 2011 12:13 PM

We do *not* charge for our service- it's completely free from our end.

The charges that may apply are those that you would normally pay for sending/receiving text messages (or data if you using the app).

It's charged as a normal US mobile number- so whatever you would pay to text someone, it costs the same towards the group.  Each text you send to a GroupMe number counts as one text to a mobile phone number—you are not sending five messages if your group has five members.

Some people who aren't on an unlimited plan have a certain number of texts they may send and receive per month, so they should keep an eye on that count with their cell provider.

If you don't have a text message plan, we strongly encourage downloading the app if your phone allows (iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone available at http://GroupMe.com/apps).

As always, you can email us as support@groupme.com if you have any specific questions. Happy to help further! #)

 
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