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Learn how to send and receive bulk SMS using Textlocal Messenger & APIs

How to create and grow your database

A great starting point for those new to bulk SMS marketing or if you simply want to grow your existing database. This guide shares best practices and is full of great tips, including how to remain compliant.

How to send bulk SMS campaigns

This step-by-step guide shows how to send bulk SMS from Textlocal portal. It includes everything you need to know about bulk sms marketing from composing effective messages to when to send them and how to measure success. It also touches upon the additional features offered by Textlocal.

How to use short links and attachments in SMS

Including links and attachments in an SMS is a great way to maximize results from your SMS campaigns. This guide explains how to include web links, attachments, mobile webpages, surveys and forms in your SMS messages and how to track response rates.

How to create SMS templates in Textlocal

A step-by-step guide on how to create and edit SMS templates and how to send an SMS using Messenger or API. It includes everything you need to know about different types of templates, replaceable parameters, merge fields and common troubleshooting FAQs.

How to create mobile web pages

Using clear screenshots and instructions, this guide explains how to create your own mobile web page which can easily be sent out through a short link in an SMS.

How to create mobile surveys and forms

This short guide demonstrates how you can create your own mobile optimized surveys and forms from start to finish. Discover how your business can use mobile forms to collect information from customers and staff and how to create your own in minutes.

How to create mobile tickets, vouchers and loyalty cards

Whatever your business, our mobile voucher, ticketing and loyalty cards tool holds the secret to multiplying revenue and customer satisfaction. Read this guide and discover how you can send a custom designed voucher, ticket or loyalty card via an SMS link, with unique redeemable codes for each of your customers.

How to register a new Principal Entity on the Videocon DLT platform

This step-by-step guide shows how to register a principal entity on the Videocon DLT platform. It includes everything you need to know during the process and covers the end-to-end process. 

How to register a new Principal Entity on the VILPOWER & BSNL DLT platforms

This step-by-step guide shows how to register a principal entity on the VILPOWER DLT and BSNL DLT platforms. It includes everything you need to know during the process and covers the end-to-end process.

How to register a new header (sender name) on the DLT platforms

This step-by-step guide shows how to register a new header on the DLT platform. It includes everything you need to know during the process and covers the end-to-end process.

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Customer Service & Support Is Realtime and Excellent. We chose Textlocal due to the versatile options in their product, which cover different areas of communication. Customer Service of Textlocal is the best part of the deal; Hassle-free, real-time support and best in reverting to the query without follow up.


We had a Smooth Relationship with Textlocal and no issues in the service. Good Co-ordination and great service by the Textlocal team.


It's been our pleasure that we are connected with TextLocal for the services since long & we are happy to utilize these services, Recently we were looking to send personalized messages because the content of the message was with a link on candidates name and asking some sort of personal information. We approached Textlocal and were told about the "Excel to SMS" feature. We have sent personalized campaigns to 3 lakh+ data and are very happy with the results, all thanks to Textlocal team.


Dashboard is easy to understand and all the necessary functionality is offered. Alerts setting, Reports, API Integration, SMS scheduling is easily done, along with it we can fetch detail reports anytime. Support Team is available to solve the Query.


The team is very much supportive and managed all our projects effectively. They were very responsive and worked fast to touch our target. We hope that you will continue to favour us with your extended support.



Their API service works perfectly. Their customer support picks up the phone and responds to our queries within less than 5 minutes *every single time* and the user interface of the product is simple and once again, just works.

Vaidy Bala


Our experience with Textlocal's E-mail to SMS Gateway service has been very positive - all the way from evaluating the service (received very nice technical sales support to address our key requirements) to adoption (very simple & quick processes + very responsive team that helped us get started quickly) & usage- the service itself has been very reliable so far!!

Intel Corp.


Easy to use and the SMS campaigns are done swiftly. Batch Scheduling on a specific time has been functioning superbly. Tracking of messages provide a great support to us in analyzing the outcomes.Overall a great experience !

Deepika Radhu

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