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New Update for Web XMS: Users can now Login Using Their Phone Number Only

NEW DELHI, December 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

XMS, the mobile messaging platform from the makers of eBuddy, today announced an update to their web messaging companion Web XMS. Instead of having to rely on a Facebook account to login, Web XMS now provides all its users the ease to log in with their phone number. 

XMS is a free, real-time messaging app for smartphones. It allows for unlimited messaging through one's internet connection. Users can message any way they want with pictures, video, emoticons, location and more.

Web XMS allows users to send and receive all their XMS's from any desktop browser. To be able to use Web XMS, all users need to do is have the XMS app installed on their phone. This feature sets XMS apart from other mobile messengers.

To start using Web XMS, user first should go to the website, enter their phone number and press "Continue". Immediately, a login code is sent to the XMS app. To login in to XMS, the user just needs to enter the code on the computer and press "Login to XMS".

The new update on Web XMS will increase user convenience and help enlarge the universe of people who could log into XMS.

XMS is currently available for iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Nokia s40, Nokia s60 and Windows Phone 7 devices. eBuddy's Chat and XMS products amount to more than 30 million monthly active users, sending over 17 billion messages per month. eBuddy Chat and XMS are used by over 4.5 million Indians every month.

About ebuddy and XMS:

eBuddy is a privately-held company backed by Prime Technology Ventures and Lowland Capital Partners. eBuddy is headquartered in Amsterdam and has local offices in San Francisco and Singapore. eBuddy created the world's first, independent, instant messaging service as e-Messenger in 2003. The company was rebranded in 2006 from e-Messenger to eBuddy. eBuddy processes over 17 billion messages per month and enables more than 30 million unique monthly users to exchange messages through its services. eBuddy created the world's first, independent, web browser-based instant messaging service as e-Messenger in 2003. The company was rebranded in 2006 from e-Messenger to eBuddy.

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