How to receive the TFS alerts via a text message?

by XDK 4. February 2015 09:20


Following are the steps to configure TFS alerts via a text message

1.Open team project alerts page : 
http://<TFS SERVER>:8080/tfs/<COLLECTION NAME>/<PROJECT NAME>/_admin/_alerts
2.Enter cell phone number @ your carrier’s email in "send to" field to the existing or new alerts.
Send To: T-MobileNumber@
Carrier Email to SMS gateway
  Alltel : Your Mobile
  AT&T : Your Mobile
  Boost Mobile : Your Mobile
  Sprint : Your Mobile
  T-Mobile : Your Mobile
  US Cellular : Your Mobile
  Verizon : Your Mobile
  Virgin Mobile : Your Mobile


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