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How to set up SMS messaging with Twilio

How to set up SMS messaging with Twilio

This article will guide you through how to setup SMS service inside your DropFunnels account.

IMPORTANT: You need to have a Twilio account in order to use SMS from within DropFunnels. You also need to purchase a phone number from Twilio that cost $1 a month or port a number that you have from different telephone service providers.

If you do not already have a Twilio account, please go HERE to sign up.

After you've signed up for a Twilio account, follow the below steps to connect it to your DropFunnels account.

Step 1: Inside your DropFunnels dashboard, go to Settings > SMS Settings

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Step 2: You will see a page that requires you to enter your Twilio Account SID + Auth Token:

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Step 3: Follow this article from Twilio on how to get your SID + Auth Token

Step 4: Paste the SID + Auth Token inside your DropFunnels account and click "Connect".

If connection is successful with the correct SID + Auth Token keys, you will be redirected to the next page to set up your phone number.

Step 5: Go to the Settings tab > Add Phone Number

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Step 6: The add phone button will allow you to select a number from which your SMS will be sent from and also be replied to.

It is a fully functioning SMS number. We recommend you search for an area code that is local to your business.

Once you've found a number you'd like to use click "Add Phone Number"

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Your account is now setup and ready to use SMS.

If you'd like to get an email each time a customer replies to you please select the "Notify SMS replies via email" toggle and click the "Update Settings" button.

Please see the following knowledgebase articles for usage instructions:

SMS on Opt-In/Checkout

Sending a SMS

Replying to an SMS

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