If you’re unsure if the SMS notification you sent out is reaching your contacts, or if it is reaching those you want it to, it can be quite annoying. Even more so when it is an important SMS message. With the use of SimplyCast’s no-code SMS tool , delivery is very easy to test. You can preview you SMS notification by going to the right of the Setup Message section in the application. You will see the Preview SMS section where you are able to preview how your SMS message will look on a mobile phone. You will see a simulation of a phone with a blank screen and two dropdown menus: Select List and Select Contact from List (the latter will only appear once you have chosen a list).
To preview your SMS message:
It is also possible to see who the SMS notification was sent to, who it failed to send to, and who responded to it. The Fails section in the SMS pcampaign report displays the contact information pertaining to the messages that failed to send as part of your SMS project. The section is broken down into six columns of information:
With SMS, contacts can easily confirm their receipt of your notification by replying to the text message with a designated keyword, assuring system administrators their message has reached its target. This will help allow you to better review what went wrong, allowing you to be able to easily fix it. If you are interested, or would like more information, click here to get in contact with one of our sales team members and they will be happy to assist you in any way. Or if you would like to see how the tool works, click on the button below to request a demo!