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Send bulk SMS directly from your native email application
Use Textlocal Email to SMS gateway to easily receive all your emails instantly to your mobiles as SMS messages. So you don’t have to worry about missing an email due to internet connectivity issues, spam filters or any other reason. Ensure you stay on top of critical email alerts and notifications with Textlocal Email to SMS.
Simply send emails to firstname.lastname@example.org and all the emails sent to this address will be delivered as SMS. It’s as simple as that! You can send from any email platform such as Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo etc. You can even send from your application, website, CRM and external plugins – as long as it can send an email, it can also send an SMS.
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You must enable Email to SMS in your Textlocal account before getting started. To enable this, login to your account, click on Settings, then Email2SMS, and check the ‘Activate Email 2 SMS’ checkbox.
Add one or more recipients by including their numbers in the 'To' field: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, ...
To send bulk SMS to groups, select a contact group by including its ID in the 'To' field: tlgrpGroupID@sms.textlocal.in
Mark the SMS start position by adding #%# before your message. The leading text is ignored and excluded from the SMS text.
Mark the SMS stop position by adding ## at the end of your message. The trailing signatures and default company footers in your email are ignored and excluded from the SMS text.
The multi-purpose 'subject' field brings you the full features of Messenger directly into your mail client. Compose your subject line to include optional parameters or just leave it blank to use the default account settings.
You can also attach a PDF file in your email and get it delivered via SMS as a short link. Just attach a file to your email and specify its position in your message content with a parameter #attachment#. We'll automatically upload and convert it into a trackable shortlink and include it in the SMS.
Note: If you plan to send more than 100 emails/day, please contact us.
Schedule your messages to go out at a certain date and time by including 'sched=YYYY-MM-DD-HH-MM-SS' in the subject line.
Send to one or more groups by including 'group=GroupID1, GroupID2, GroupID3' in the subject line. Group ID for any group can be retrieved from the corresponding group page under 'Contacts' in your Messenger account.
Include 'sender=SenderID' in subject line to have your texts arrive on the recipients phone from your name or company name. Please ensure you select a valid sender name from your list of approved Sender IDs.
Include 'password=xxx' in your subject line for additional authentication. You can set password authentication for Email to SMS via your 'Messenger>Email to SMS' settings.
Allow additional users to share your Email to SMS account to send messages complete with their own sender name
Prevent misuse by restricting the length of messages to upto 4 text messages
Set how you would like Textlocal to treat your subject line. You may even choose to compose your SMS within just the subject line!
Get the message delivery status summary delivered directly to your email inbox!