To configure your existing provider to send SMS, set the Custom Connector by navigating to MoEngage Dashboard > Settings > Channel > SMS & Connector > SMS Connector Config.
SMS Custom Connector Configuration
Follow these steps to configure the SMS custom connector:
If you want to send your SMS using SMS Gupshup API (an SMS provider in India), then copy the API Endpoint to the API URL as described.
- Use GET Method to send the API request.
- API URL : Copy in to the API URL Field (use API URL provided by your own SMS Provider instead of http://enterprise.smsgupshup.com/GatewayAPI/rest?method=SendMessage&send_to=919898989898&msg=Hi, This is your sample message.&msg_type=TEXT&userid=YourUserId&auth_scheme=plain&password=YourPassword&v=1.1&format=text.
For more information, refer to API Documentation for SMS Gupshup.After you finish copy and paste, all your params is populated as described:
Change the value of the following fields:
- SMS Destination Number to Moesms_destination
- SMS Message to Moesms_message
Upon configuration completion, send a test SMS to verify your configuration and save your settings.
Note: We do not track SMS delivery for Custom Connector.
Refresh the page and choose the SMS Provider from the drop-down in MoEngage Dashboard > Settings > Channel > SMS & Connector > SMS General Settings.
Set the attribute for saving your user Mobile Number, so that MoEngage can use the attribute to send an SMS.
Navigate to MoEngage Dashboard > Settings > Channel > SMS & Connector > FC & DND and set frequency capping for your SMS campaigns to regulate the number of messages being sent in a certain duration. For more information, refer to Frequency Capping for SMS.
On settings completion, refer to Getting Started to create SMS campaign.