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Send text messages in Zaps

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You can use SMS by Zapier in your Zaps to send yourself text messages.


  • You can send up to 15 messages per hour.
  • You can only send messages to United States and United Kingdom phone numbers.
  • You can only send messages to confirmed phone numbers. SMS by Zapier won’t send messages to unconfirmed phone numbers.
  • Text messages have a limit of 153 characters. Any additional characters will be truncated.
  • If you're in the United Kingdom, the phone number that your text message comes from will be replaced by a United Kingdom number.

If you need additional text messages features, you can use one of the many text message apps available on Zapier.

1. Select your app and action event

  • In the Zap editor, click the Action step, or click the plus + icon to add an action to your Zap.
  • Search for and select SMS by Zapier.
  • Click the Action Event dropdown menu and select Send SMS.
  • Click Continue.

2. Confirm your phone number

  • In the dialog box, enter your phone number in the To Number field.
  • Select the method of confirmation you want to use:
    • If you select SMS, a text message containing a PIN code will be sent to your phone number.
    • If you select Call, you will receive a voice call containing a PIN code.
  • Click Send SMS.
  • iIn the Confirm PIN field, enter the PIN code you received.
  • Click Yes, Continue.

Do not include any symbols with your phone number only use digits. For UK numbers, include the country code.

3. Customize your message

  • (Optional) In the From Number field, enter the phone number that you want to receive messages from.
  • In the Message field, enter the message that you want to send. You can include data from previous steps in your message.

4. Test your step

  • Click Test & Review. If the step is successful, you’ll receive a text message.

Once you’ve set up your SMS by Zapier action, you can add another action or finish setting up your Zap.

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