SMS Basics

This section has details on the basics of SMS, types of SMS, application and must know SMS fundamentals.

What is Transactional Service?
In transactional service, we can send the message only to the subscribed users and the content of the message should be only transactional/informative. Any ...
Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 at 3:37 PM
What is promotional service?
The SMS content in a promotional service is purely meant to promote a product or service. This type of content is helpful for businesses to promote their of...
Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 at 3:41 PM
What is the difference between promotional & transactional sms?
Promotional SMS Transactional SMS Sender-id is not required Sender-id is required Template approval is not required Template approval is required No restri...
Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 at 6:13 PM
What is Unicode?
Unicode messages are the messages that can be sent in the language of your choice. You can type in English and the message gets translated to the regional l...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 5:34 PM
What is opt in service?
When a user is interested in your business offering, he subscribes to it. This process is called opt in and the service is called opt in service. To kn...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 5:36 PM
What is a Sender ID ?
Sender id is a header which is been seen when the SMS is received on handset. This is usually composed of 6 characters. With advancements in the SMS industr...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 5:38 PM
What is the size of Sender ID?
Sender id should be of 6 digits alphabetic header. With advancements in SMS industry space, you can also opt for alphanumeric sender ID. To know more ab...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 5:39 PM
What is Customized SMS ?
Customized SMS enables you to create replaceable parameters through which the message content will be sent customer wise. This will enable you to create a s...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 5:49 PM
How can I extract reports?
To download report, follow the steps below: Login to SMS application, Click on "Sent Items" from Main menu Choose "Reports" A new pa...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 5:55 PM
How can I request for approval of sender ID ?
Once your Sender ID is created, an action will be taken against it within 15 minutes. Your sender ID will be approved if it has the characteristics mentione...
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018 at 5:58 PM