Testing Outgoing SMS




First, login to your Exotel account


Full account


Click on the SMS button

In the pop that appears,

From: SENDER ID

To: A number you would like to send an SMS to (subject to DND restrictions)

Choose a SMS Template (kindly note as per TRAI regulations, your template must be approved before you can send an SMS matching that template)


From a full account, if you would like to test the SMS workflow, but do not have any approved templates, follow the Trial account workflow documented below.


Trial account


Click on the SMS button

In the pop that appears,

From: EXOSMS (select the number related to the Sender ID EXOSMS)

To: A verified number (you can start with your own)

Message: This is a test message powered by Exotel. Report abuse to +91808891888 -Exotel

(you can also select this template from Choose a SMS Template)



In a few seconds, the SMS arrives in the inbox of a non-DND number as below:


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