SMS VIA EMAIL – RECEIVING, REPLYING & SENDING

DIDForSale’s new feature will enable its user to receive, reply & send SMS via email. This will give individuals and resellers the capability to allow anyone to receive, reply & send SMS by using an email address.

  • Easy setup.
  • As simple as sending or receiving an email.
  • Having an account with us is not mandatory for your clients to receive the SMS. Once you associate their email address and assign a SMS DID, they are ready to use the service right away.

Activating SMS

  • Login to your DIDforSale account.
  • Go to section Product ⇒ SMS. Select the DID and from drop-down select option Activate SMS & hit apply.

SMS Forwarding/Incoming Setup

  • Go to section Product ⇒ SMS. Select the DID and from drop-down select option Update SMS Forwarding and hit apply.
  • On next page, select option Email and enter the email address you wish to use for receiving, replying & sending SMS.
  • Click Confirm.

Incoming SMS

All your incoming SMS will be forwarded to the email associated with you DID. You can also check SMS record in section Reporting ⇒ SMS.

Replying to SMS

To reply to any incoming SMS from your email you need to click the Reply option from email and it will automatically set the recipient address. Type the message you wish to send and click send

Note: Please avoid using signature from email account as it may corrupt the SMS.

Sending SMS

For sending SMS you need to compose an email with following parameters.

Format:

Recipient address toSMSnumber@sms.didforsale.com
Subject (xxxxxxxxxx = DID) SMS [1xxxxxxxxxx]


Example:

Recipient’s address 19494710101@sms.didforsale.com
Subject SMS [19499300360]
Message Your text message.


In above example, we are sending SMS to number 1-949-471-0101 using DID 1-949-930-0360 from the email account associated with number 949-930-0360.

  • Always use 11 digits number format. 1xxxxxxxxxx.

  • Do not use this feature for bulk SMSing or promotional purposes.

  • Always make sure the recipient address & email subject are in correct format before sending the email.

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