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Prerequisite and Scope
Why Sending Long SMS is Beneficial to your Business?
A regular text message can include 160 characters only. If you are running bulk messages, this limit is not enough to share more details or even the URLs.
Aloware now supports sending long SMS with MMS, where you can
send messages up to 1600 characters without splitting them into 2-3 messages
include URLs or links in your SMS for forms, promos, or sign-ups
leverage the power of texting with more information to your customers
Only Admins can enable send long text message feature
Applicable to Short Code, Toll-Free, and A2P 10DLC sender types and accessible in the US and Canada.
Enabling Send Long Text Messages as MMS
There are two (2) ways to enable sending long text messages as MMS in Aloware:
Enable from Lines - setting up from a selected Line
Enable from Account - setting this up for the entire account
Enabling from Lines
In your Aloware admin account, navigate to Lines
Select a Line and click Settings
In the General tab, toggle on the option to Send long text messages as MMS
Click the Save button to update the user settings
You can now send long SMS from the enabled line
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