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Can jotform alert form submission to a cell phone via SMS?Asked by universalcomps on October 01, 2010 at 08:18 PM
Yes, you can. It is possible to send a text message to your cell phone. Most cell phone providers support this. For example, if you are using Sprint PCS, create a new email message (using Email Alerts button on the form builder) and configure it to send the email to the SMS address like this:
(Each email address must be comma separated. )
Here is a list of cell phone providers for US:
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ t-mobile.net
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ vtext.com
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ pcs.rogers.com
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ messaging.sprintpcs.com
Format: 1 + 10-digit cell phone number @ mobile.mycingular.com
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ mobile.att.net
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ message.bam.com
Bell Mobility (Canada)
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ txt.bell.ca
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ mobile.celloneusa.com
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ comcastpcs.textmsg.com
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ fido.ca
Format: 10-digit cell phone number @ msg.telus.com
Thank you for your answer.
my carrier is ATT, for some reason, the notification I created didn't work. I didn't receive the text.
is there any trick that I should know?
The ATT Address has changed to: Your 10 digit firstname.lastname@example.org
Super helpful thank you.
But when the text message comes in it says its from email@example.com is there anyway to change this?
When you set up the email notification, please make sure that the Sender E-mail is set to E-mail and not firstname.lastname@example.org.
For your convenience, I took the initiative to change the email notification of the Request Cleaning form for you. Please let us know if you need further assistance.
Thank you for using JotForm!
Why does it still say email@example.com in the top of the text message? Shouldn't it have the senders full name in there.
When it comes through email it is ok but when you get it via text to cell phone it is not?
Please configure your mail notification sender settings properly. Go to Setup & Embed > Email Alerts > New Application then click Reply-To and Recipient settings in the bottom of the Compose Email wizard.
Change Sender Name to "Full Name" and Sender E-mail to "E-mail" then click Finish.
Also, set your E-mail field to Required so that the sender e-mail does not default to firstname.lastname@example.org whenever the e-mail field is left blank.
To set a field as required, click on it then click the Required button in the toolbar.
Let me know if these solutions help.
I did all that and it says text from email@example.com?
Thank you for your response.
If you don't mind, can you please start a new thread for this issue that you have found? This is so that we could submit a proper ticket to the developers providing them details of the issue in relevant to the subject line, avoiding confusion.
Looking forward for your post.
I already did right here.
Oh, sorry ... confused me a bit. Thanks for pointing the URL out.
When will I hear back something about this?
For the responses to your inquiry, please refer to this thread: http://www.jotform.com/answers/32442-Email-Fowarding
A very simple way to do this is just create an account in www.totxt.com and forward your gmail, hotmail, yahoo... It has a great feature to delay messages while you sleep.
What is the name of these email addresses of mobile numbers
What is the format for BSNL (INDIA)
is there option for INDIA TATA DOCOM number
I would recommend you to open your own thread so that we can give you the proper assistance to your concern.
I can see that you have post the same question here: http://www.jotform.com/answers/273562-How-would-i-will-configure-notification-to-my-sms-api-or-gateway#8
Please use that link and we will give follow up there.
chetan3385: You can use jotText (http://jottext.eighttwentydesign.com/) to receive mobile notifications to almost any network any where in the world
We will answer your question on a separate thread here https://www.jotform.com/answers/919924. Kindly check.