How to send text message notifications.

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    Details

    You want to send Text messages notifications as well as emails. You need to know:


    1. How to address the text messages.
    2. Whether there is a list of major Telecom providers and their Email-Text address formats
    3. What limitations there are. 

     


    Resolution

    Standard Text emails can be sent as notifications to users as phone text messages.


    Only the first 140 characters will be sent under most circumstances. This is the telephony standard - some telephony services will break large messages into multiple texts if the message is greater than 140 characters. 

    It is therefore advisable to remove your email signatures and any extra HTML type formatting if possible, or from the Cloud product - just send plain text.

    The following is an Address and formats listfor US Based Telecom providers as of June 2015: