SMS From Exotel

How to choose an SMS sender ID?
In India, according to TRAI, all applications to people SMSes should be sent from a Sender-ID rather than a number. In the case of transactional SMS,  Sende...
Fri, 29 May, 2020 at 4:23 AM
How do I send an SMS in a regional language?
Exotel now supports SMS in all Indian Regional languages. For example, you can send this as an SMS -   रेजिस्टर करने के लिए धन्यवाद !! It's ver...
Tue, 7 Oct, 2014 at 4:44 PM
I get a message saying my SMS contains unicode characters even though it does not
Recently Exotel started supporting Unicode SMSes. This means, you can send an SMS in Unicode (non ASCII) characters in your SMS. This primarily helps you se...
Mon, 19 May, 2014 at 4:16 PM
Priority SMS
What is priority sms?  Sms which are sent at a much faster rate than a normal message. We treat these messages like OTP ( one time password ) messages. ...
Wed, 1 Oct, 2014 at 3:20 PM
What are the characters allowed in an SMS?
You can include any ASCII characters in the SMS. No exceptions. We even allow SMS-es in regional languages. Read about how you can send SMS-es in regi...
Tue, 7 Oct, 2014 at 4:49 PM
How is the length of a unicode SMS calculated?
Unlike English SMSes, the length of regional languages are calculated based on the space the text occupies. This could vary from 2 to 3 characters. The easi...
Tue, 7 Oct, 2014 at 4:57 PM
How is the length of a unicode SMS calculated?
Unlike English SMSes, the length of regional languages are calculated based on the space the text occupies. This could vary from 2 to 3 characters. The easi...
Tue, 7 Oct, 2014 at 4:57 PM
Delivery of Transactional & Promotional SMS
Will my promotional and transactional SMS from Exotel be delivered immediately or will there be a time lag? Transactional SMSes are sent from Exotel immedi...
Mon, 6 Jul, 2020 at 11:33 AM
How is the length of an SMS calculated
SMS Length   Single Text Message: The length of a single text message is 160 characters, including spaces. Multi-part SMS: If you send an SMS whose le...
Mon, 9 Dec, 2019 at 12:32 PM
What is the difference between transactional and transactional optin
Transactional SMS: These are messages which are sent to your customer to pass on information necessary for using your product or service. For example:  ...
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016 at 5:45 PM