Emtel Apps



What is EmtelNews?

EmtelNews brings the best of local news in Mauritius from leading newspapers on a single app, thereby eliminating the need to open different browsers to read on-line news. All this with great User Experience and Interface.


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How to use?

Step 1: depending on your mobile make, go to either Google Play or App Store.

Step 2: Type EmtelNews in the Search field

Step 3: Download the app

Step 4: Follow the simple installation guide and you’re done

Tariffs

EmtelNews App is downloadable free of charge.

Normal data tariffs apply to access your respective app store.



What is Emtel Smart?

Emtel Smart is free app from Emtel which allows you to convert all your mobile numbers automatically from 7 to 8 digits.

The app will automatically add 5 in front of all mobile numbers in your phone book.

The app will also enable you to back up your contacts and send your new number by SMS* to selected contacts or to all of them.

How to use?

Step 1: depending on your mobile make, go to either Google Play, App Store, Windows Store or BlackBerry App World.

If you are using a Symbian mobile, please type the following link in your browser: http://www.emtel.com/emtel-smart/

Step 2: Type Emtel Smart in the Search field

Step 3: Download the app

Step 4: Follow the simple installation guide and you’re done

Note: we strongly advise you to back up your contacts before using the application. The application can be used only as from 1st of September 2013.

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Wifi Enabled Devices:

In your phone browser, type the address below to download the app file:

http://www.emtel.com/emtel-smart/

Accept all security exceptions/permissions.


Non-Wifi Devices:

Download the app file from http://www.emtel.com/emtel-smart/ and load it to your mobile through USB cable.

Remove USB cable and go to the location you stored the App on your mobile and click on “Emtel Smart” icon.

Accept all security exceptions/permissions.

If you are facing any issues, kindly send us a private message on Facebook specifying the Phone make and model, along with your email and phone number.

Tariffs

Emtel Smart App is downloadable free of charge.

Normal data tariffs apply to access your respective app store.

Q&A

What is Emtel Smart?
Emtel Smart is a mobile app which allows you to convert all your mobile phone book contacts from 7 to 8 digits by adding 5 in front. All mobile numbers in Mauritius will shift from 7 to 8 digits on 1st of September 2013. Emtel Smart will convert only your mobile numbers to 8 digits.
How much does the Emtel Smart app cost?
Emtel Smart is FREE of charge. Normal data charges apply to access your app store.
Are all mobile phones compatible with Emtel Smart?
You will be able to use the app on the following platforms:
  • Android devices – 2.2.2 + (2.2.2 to 4.3)
  • Apple devices – iOS 5+ (ios 5 ,6)
  • Blackberry OS 5, 6, 7, 7.1
  • Windows Phone Os 7, 8
  • Java ME – Symbian Os
How do I know which platform version I have on my phone?
iPhone: Go to Settings > General > About > check out the Version no.
Android: Settings > scroll down to bottom, About Phone > check out Android version
BlackBerry: Options > About > read the entry beginning with “v”, e.g. v5.0.0.681 means you are using BB OS5.
Windows: Go to Settings > About> More info
How do I install Emtel Smart on my mobile?
Step 1: depending on your mobile make, go to either Google Play, App Store, Windows Store or BlackBerry App World, If you are using a Symbian mobile, please type the following link in your browser: xxxxxxxx
Step 2: Type Emtel Smart in the Search field
Step 3: Download the app
Step 4: Follow the simple installation guide and you’re done
How do I use Emtel Smart to convert my mobile numbers to 8 digits?
Open the app, click on Add Prefix 5. You will be asked if you wish to proceed of if you wish to cancel.
Do I need to back up my contacts before using Emtel Smart?
Yes, we strongly advise you to back up all your contacts before using the app. Emtel Smart already includes this function. Click on “Export Contacts”. Either click on “Export to vCard” or export to “Export to CSV”.
Note: CSV will store alphabet and numerical content whereas vCards will store alphabet, numerical, photos and sounds as well.