Take the 2-minute tour ×
Webmasters Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for pro webmasters. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I live in Denmark.

In connection with a project I would like to add a "Sign in with Facebook" button to a website. In order to do that I apparently have to register as a Facebook developer on https://developers.facebook.com/.

But during the registration process, they need to confirm my cell phone number by sending me a confirmation code in a text message. I never receive that code. As far as I can tell, Facebook does not support text messages to Denmark. (If you go to https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=mobile and press "Activate Text Messaging," you will get a list of supported countries. They include countries like Tajikistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, but not Denmark.)

Facebook support has been less than helpful.

Can anybody suggest what I can possibly do? Do I really need to emigrate just to get a "Sign in with Facebook" button?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 3 down vote accepted

Facebook give you 2 options for verification.

Verify via SMS or adding a credit card

https://www.facebook.com/help/167551763306531

(The option 2 on that page gives a link where to add your card for verification)

Failing both of them, you might be able to get a VOIP/virtual number which might forward the SMS/call to your own phone.

share|improve this answer
    
Perfect, Adam! Thank you so much! Adding a credit card worked perfectly. –  oz1cz Sep 18 '13 at 15:54

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.