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The Radio 4 Pips

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Our reporter Andrew Hosken has been tracing the history of the pips from documents in the BBC archives.
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Here's how you download the 'pips' ringtone:

***Firstly, see if your mobile is compatible, then follow the instructions below:

Click here for full terms and conditions, including details of handsets that support these tones. If you are under 18 please get your parent or guardian's permission before texting.

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Mono Tone: Ringtone
Tolisten to the preview you must have Windows Media Player.

For the mono ringtone, please text 'PIPS MONO' to 82125.
You will receive two messages (which is how you will be billed) along with your ringtone.

This ringtone will cost you 2 (plus one standard text charge) with at least 1.20 going directly to Comic Relief.

Polyphonic Ringtone
To listen to the preview you must have Windows Media Player.

For the polyphonic ringtone, please text 'PIPS POLY' to 82125.
You will receive 3 text messages (which is how you will be billed) along with your ringtone through a WAP push.*

Poly tones cost 3 (plus your standard text charge) with at least 2 going directly to Comic Relief.


Real Tone: Ringtone
To listen to the preview you must have Windows Media Player.

For the Real tone ringtone, please text 'PIPS REAL' to 82125.
You will receive 3 text messages (which is how you will be billed) along with your ringtone through a WAP push.*

Real tones cost 3 (plus your standard text charge) with at least 2 going directly to Comic Relief.


* To receive these ringtones you will need to have WAP enabled on your handset.





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