Send SMS from Outlook
Enjoy the simplicity of sending SMS messages with Outlook. Use Echo for Email to integrate any version of the Microsoft Outlook software to send SMS instantly.
Your Echo for Email account
In order to use the Echo for Email service you will need:
- An Esendex account – it’s free!
- To have admin rights within the account
- A valid email address
Adding your Outlook email address
To begin using Outlook to send your SMS messages, you will first need to add your email address as an Echo Email user. All you have to do is navigate to Echo and log in as your admin user. Once logged in, select “Echo for Email” at the top, right-hand side of the page.
The page consists of a list of the email addresses that can be used as part of Echo Email, as well as the option to add new ones. If you want to add a new address, a text box above is provided, simply type the full address into it and click “add.”
If all details are valid, you will see your new email address added to the list below. Instructions will then be sent to the email address you have provided, instructing you of the next steps.
You will receive a welcome email, addressed from the “echoemail” domain, almost instantly.
Send SMS messages using Microsoft Outlook
This email will state that you are successfully authorised and are able to send sms through your Microsoft Outlook email address using your Esendex account. Instructions, hints and tips will also be provided within the email detailing how to send SMS successfully to your contacts.
This integration makes sending an email from Outlook and an SMS from Outlook the same thing, the only change should be that the recipient’s email address is formatted as such;
[mobile phone number]@echoemail.net
For further information on integrating to send Outlook SMS take a free trial below.
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