Our knowledge base is a great place to start if you are unsure about a feature of our SMS platform. As well as walk throughs of our essential and advanced features, we also have put together how to guides to help you get started. We’ve also put together our latest white papers and guides, which you can download from the site.
Send SMS using your Textlocal account
Download this getting started guide and learn how to start sending messages online with your Textlocal SMS account.
Learn how to compose your text message, including how many characters your messages should be.
Learn how to compose a draft message or create a text message template.
Learn how to change your text message sender name.
Learn how to upload contacts and send a bulk text message campaign to a contact group.
Personalise your text messages by mail merging contact information into your SMS.
Receive text messages online
Start receiving text messages with an online SMS inbox.
View your messages in your online SMS inbox.
Great for sending on the move, learn how to forward messages to a group.
Learn how to forward the text messages you receive to a URL.
Find out how you can forward your messages to your email address.
See how you can copy or move inbox messages.
Contacts & Groups
Learn how to create a contact group to send messages to.
Learn how to delete contacts from your Textlocal account.
Learn how to search for a contact online.
Read how to split a contact group online.
Each time you receive a message, add the mobile number to one of your contact groups.
See how you can import contacts from an Excel spreadsheet into your Textlocal account.
[VIDEO] Watch a recorded webinar, by one of our SMS experts introducing Textlocal’s Messenger 3.0 platform.
Read why you should use Textlocal’s SMS platform for your marketing campaigns.
Send SMS messages from any email client with Textlocal’s Email to SMS tool.
Add a survey or form to your text message campaign.
Learn how to use Textlocal’s mobile web page tool to build a mobile web page for your campaign.
Read how you can use Textlocal’s Simple Reply Service.
Download a full guide to Textlocal’s short link and attachment tools.
Read more about how to segment message sends and how to add scheduling.
Textlocal's API & Gateway
Locate your SMS API key and learn how you can use it to send and receive messages or retrieve contacts.
Find out more about Textlocal’s SMPP server.
Download the Textlocal plugin for Excel and send text messages directly from a spreadsheet.
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