Receive Form Data Via Text Message

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    Gifted75
    Asked on August 23, 2018 at 07:27 PM

    Does Jotform have the ability to submit form data to someone's phone as a text message? If so, what plan offers that ability?

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    EltonCris
    Answered on August 23, 2018 at 09:09 PM

    There are 2 methods to achieve that.

    1. That's possible if your mobile network provider allows it. Simply find your SMS email gateway on the following list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_SMS_gateways

    Then, construct your email address using the following format. You can also find that on the link provided above.

    number@serviceProvider.com 

    Replacing the number with your mobile number. Example for T Mobile:

    Format: 10-digit cell phone number @t-mobile.net 

    Example: 3335551111@t-mobile.net 

    After this, simply set this email as your form notification email recipient. Guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/41-Finding-out-E-mail-Address-used-for-submission-notifications. So when someone submits the form, the number will receive an SMS message.

    2. Through Webhook but this requires API from your SMS Provider and a custom PHP script that would send the message after submission. 

    You can find an example SMS Notification for Webhook here (See example no. 2) https://www.jotform.com/help/248-Webhook-PHP-Script-Examples