Twilio Update: Send Longer SMS Messages

Kim Kadiyala
Kim Kadiyala / April 20, 2017

Short and sweet doesn't always cut it when sending an SMS. With the newest update to Twilio's Zapier integration, you can send messages up to 1600 characters long—that's the space of more than 11 tweets to deliver a perfectly crafted message to your customers.

What's New with Twilio

New Option

  • Sending messages over 160 characters? Choose yes to send a single message, up to 1600 characters long. Choose no to truncate the message at 160 characters.

How to Automate Twilio with Zapier

  1. Make sure you have a Zapier account and a Twilio account

  2. Try some pre-made Twilio integrations and learn more about how Twilio works with Zapier

  3. Check out our Twilio help documentation for details on connecting your account and setting up your first Zap

  4. Or login to build a custom workflow with Twilio and Zapier