Outbound uses Twilio for SMS text messaging.
Phone numbers must be long code (standard) numbers. Outbound does not currently accept short code phone numbers.
To set up SMS with Outbound
- Locate your Twilio Account SID and AUTH Token. You can find these credentials if you visit https://www.twilio.com/user/account/voice-sms-mms and click on the Show API Credentials link:
- Next, visit Outbound's Settings > Providers page and click Add new provider.
- Select the option for voice/SMS and paste in your Account SID and AUTH token.
For additional details on Twilio's AUTH tokens, you can visit their article here. You're now set up to send text message campaigns!