Email2SMS Gateway Connectivity - SMTP API
SMTP - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
With SMSCountry's SMTP API you can easily send SMS to any mobile across the globe just by sending a simple Email. Our SMTP SMS API gateway connectivity (also refer Email2SMS) enables you to send emails to our gateway, and we deliver your email as SMS to mobiles instantaneously.
We also give you the option of Two-Way messaging. With this the mobile recipients can send SMS replies, which will be routed back to you via email or SMS. (Refer Inbox).
Using SMTP SMS API, you can send Plain Text & and Language (Unicode) SMS Text messages.
SMTP API is very useful to those who do not have a direct internet connection but are connected to a mail server (like Outlook), which is connected to the Internet. Server Maintenance Personnel, Network and Database Administrators, Companies with firewall settings, Real Estate People, Placement Consultancies, Corporate Managers to contact their Sales Team on the move etc could use this Email to SMS service best.
Note - Make sure your text message does not exceed 160 characters. If it exceeds the limit, our system will send the first 160 chracters as the message and the remaining characters will not be included. In case of Language SMS the character limit is 70 characters.
Setting up SMTP API: Configure the E-mail id(s) from which you want to send the email. The default setting is the E-mail id you have provided during the registration process. You can change/add more E-mail ids at any point of time by clicking on the "Edit" link against "Email2SMS" on "My Account" page (landing page after you logon to www.smscountry.com).
How SMTP API works - Format
You send an email in the format recipient's mobile number. sender's firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line as the User's "username" and the body of the email containing the SMS Text message. Our server receives the E-mail, authenticates the User, extracts the recipients' mobile numbers and the message and then sends out the SMS Text message to all the intended recipients.
Destination E-mail address: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Testing Email2SMS
Body of the E-mail: Testing SMTP API feature provided by SMSCountry
Please enter the mobile numbers in the International Standard Format i.e. followed by . For UK mobiles, please enter as 4478xxxxxxxx; for India, please enter as 9198xxxxxxxx; for UAE, please enter as 97150xxxxxxx etc.
Note: Most E-mail editors support up to 70 characters per line in the body of the email. We have also incorporated the same in Email2SMS feature and take in the first 70 characters only per line. Hence, please ensure that you don't type more than 70 characters per line and use the "Enter" key to move to the next line.
If you are looking for something different or want modifications in the above two formats to customize to your requirement / application, please email us at email@example.com.
SMS Gateway Connectivity - XML API
XML- Extensible Markup Language
Quite often the easiest way for two applications to speak to each other is via XML. SMSCountry's XML API helps you connect to third party API's. We support only XML over HTTP.
For SMS XML API ,we offer the same benefits and features we offer in our HTTP API.
Download the XML API Setup Document to know how to set up the XML API and Send SMS, Receive Delivery Reports and Check Account Balance.
SMSCountry now gives you the option of One-Week trial period for testing our API Service. If you are interested in our API Service, Contact Us.