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Send text messages to mainland China

Last Updated: Feb 05, 2021

You can create a campaign to send text messages to mainland China. This topic describes how to create a campaign in the Short Message Service (SMS) console.

Prerequisites

The message that you want to send to mainland China is created. The message content complies with the Guidelines for Sending SMS to Mainland China.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the SMS console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Go China.

  3. On the Web Sending tab, click Create New Campaign.

  4. Create a campaign.

    1. Enter a name in the Campaign Name field.

    2. Select a signature type from the Signature drop-down list.

    3. Select a message type and the message content.

    4. Note
      • You can use variables in the message content. The variable format is ${name}. Example: Your verification code is ${code}. The verification code is valid for 5 minutes. We recommend that you keep the verification code strictly confidential.

      • The message content must comply with the Guidelines for Sending SMS to Mainland China. For more information, see Guidelines for Sending SMS to Mainland China.

    5. Add the mobile numbers of the recipients.

      • Import the recipient number file.

      • Note

        You can use variables in the message content. The sequence and number of variables must be the same as those in the file. For example, if the message is "You have activated ${name} on ${date}", the file must contain the values of the two variables in the same sequence, as shown in the following figure.

        Note 说明
      • Enter the mobile numbers of the recipients. In this case, text messages with variables are not supported.

      • Click Input Number. Enter one number per line in the text box. Separate multiple numbers with line breaks. You can enter up to 100 numbers.

  5. Optional. Turn on the Schedule Campaign switch.

  6. Select a time zone, date, and time. Before the scheduled time, you have 5 minutes to cancel the campaign.

  7. Complete the settings.

    • If you turn on the Schedule Campaign switch, click Schedule Campaign.

    • If you turn off the Schedule Campaign switch, click Submit.