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SMS Notifications

The SMS screen allows you to view and configure the short message service center (SMSC) settings. You can either configure a custom SMSC or use any of the currently supported SMS service providers: Clickatell, Vonage (Nexmo), and Twilio.



User Action

Send a test message to a specified recipient

  1. Click .

    The Send test message window appears.

  2. Specify a country code and phone number.

  3. Click Send.

Edit configurations of an existing SMS server

  1. Click .

    The Edit SMSC Service Account window appears.

  2. Edit the settings.

  3. Click Confirm.

Delete an email server

  1. Click .

    A confirmation message appears.

  2. Click Confirm.

Configuring an SMS Notification

  1. Go to Service Account and Device Pairing > SMS.
  2. Click Add SMSC Service.

    The Add SMSC Service window appears.

  3. Select a service provider.
  4. Specify an alias.
  5. Specify the following information.

    SMS Service Provider


    Clickatell - Communicator/Central

    Clickatell username, password, and API ID

    Clickatell - SMS Platform

    Clickatell API key

    Vonage (Nexmo)

    Vonage API key and secret question, and a sender name

    The sender name can contain a maximum of 32 characters.


    Your Twilio account SID, access token, and the Twilio-provided phone number linked to your account


    • URL template text formatted according to the format specified by your SMS service provider.

      Use the following replaceable URL template parameters.

      • @@UserName@@: Specify the username for this connection.

      • @@Password@@: Specify the password for this connection.

      • @@PhoneNumber@@: Specify the phone number where the SMS messages are sent. This parameter is required.

      • @@Text@@: Specify the text content of the SMS message. This parameter is required.


      You cannot receive SMS messages if the template text does not match the format used by your SMS service provider.

    • The name of the service provider. The name can contain a maximum of 32 ASCII characters.

    • A password. The password can contain a maximum of 32 ASCII characters.


    To configure multiple SMS servers, click Add SMSC Service, and then perform the previous steps.

  6. Click .

    The SMS server sends a test message.

  7. Click Create.

    Notification Center adds the SMS service to the list.