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Opt in or out of any text message category by visiting Check the box next to the cell phone where the text notifications should be sent. Select the desired categories of messages. Agree to the terms and conditions and click Submit.

A text message from DISH1 (34741) will arrive on the selected cell phone. Respond with the keyword JOIN to confirm acceptance. Future text messages will not be sent until this response is received.

Action Text
Opt in JOIN
Opt out STOP
Opt out END
Opt out QUIT
Support HELP
Check balance BALANCE
Pay bill
(charges last credit card or bank account)
Enroll in eBill EBILL
Order Pay-Per-View MOVIE
Order Video On Demand MOVIE
Order Video On Demand 5-Digit Order ID


Receive up to four text message reminders prior to a scheduled DISH appointment. Message frequency varies based upon the number of appointments.

  1. A reminder the day before
  2. The morning of to provide an estimated 1 hour arrival time
  3. One hour before the estimated arrival time
  4. If the estimated arrival time changes significantly

Receive one text message reminder per month prior to the bill due date, so long as the account remains current. Additional reminders will be sent if a payment has not been received by the due date.

Message and data rates may apply depending on wireless carrier plan. See wireless plan or contact carrier for details.

Participating Carriers: AT&T, T-Mobile®, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Boost, U.S. Cellular, Cellular One, MetroPCS, Cellcom, Cellular South, Carolina West Wireless, Interop, ClearSky, nTelos, and Virgin Mobile.

T-Mobile® Liability Notice: T-Mobile® does not guarantee that alerts will be delivered and will not be liable for delayed or undelivered messages.

Mobile Privacy Policy

We will only transmit your text messages with the information you provide. Nonetheless, we reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, to avoid liability, to protect our rights or property, or to accurately report donations for an SMS Giving program.

When you complete forms online or otherwise provide companies like us information in connection with the Service, you agree to provide accurate, complete, and true information. You agree not to use a false or misleading name or a name that you are not authorized to use. If we, in our sole discretion, believe that any such information is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, we may refuse you access to the Service and pursue any appropriate legal remedies.

We maintain and process your messages to provide the Service to you and to improve the Service. Our computers may process the information in your messages for various purposes, including formatting and displaying the information to you, preventing unsolicited bulk messages (spam), backing up messages, and other purposes relating to offering you the Service.