How to send and receive SMS online

Updated 5 years ago

To send and receive SMS online, is just like when you send it on a phone. 

On the ClickSend dashboard you can send and receive an SMS; simply follow these steps:

  1. Go to the SMS tab on the left hand side of the dashboard.
  2. You can choose to send a quick SMS or an SMS campaign.
  3. Sending a quick SMS, select your recipient, you can enter in their name if they are already in your contacts or just enter their mobile number.
  4. Select which number you want the message to come from eg. a shared number, your personal mobile number, a dedicated number or a business name please note you cannot receive replies to a business name.
  5. Add any placeholders that you which eg. (First name) (Last name)
  6. Type your message
  7. If you are sending marketing messages, it is your responsibility to ensure that users are able to opt-out of receiving future messages. Failing to provide this, is against our policies as well as local and international spam laws. The user will be automatically moved to your opt-out list. 
  8. Send

To get started, you can sign up for a free ClickSend account here:

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