How to Manage Contacts Using MySMS

SMS(Short Message Service) allows for easy mobile marketing. And creating a contact list on SMS service platform enable you to easily text messaging your contacts with common interests at one time.

Yeastar MySMS Center for TG GSM/3G/4G VoIP Gateway allows you to manage your SMS contacts and send text messages in bulk on the free Web messaging platform. Once you have all your contacts created on MySMS, you can send SMS messages to a single contact, group of contacts or all contacts in bulk with a simple click, which free you from the trouble of typing in numbers manually one by one. 

1.1  Manage SMS Contacts on the Contact List

Click the Contact List option on the left-hand navigation bar, you can add, remove, import, export, and search your contacts on the page.

SMS Contact List

                                                                     Figure 1-1 Contacts List

  • Add Contact

1. Click Add Contact button to create an individual contact.
2. Enter the name, phone number and other information in the pop-up window.

Add contacts to SMS services

                                                      Figure 1-2 Add Contact

*The Name and Phone fields are required.
3. Click Save, then the contact is successfully created.

  • Remove Contact

1. Select the desired contacts and then click Remove Contact.
2. Click OK to remove the contacts.
3. Click Cancel to keep the contacts.

Remove contacts to SMS service

Figure 1-3 Remove Contacts

  • Remove All

1. Click Remove All.
2. Click Ok to clear the contact list.
3. Click Cancel to keep all the contacts.

 Remove all contacts to SMS services

Figure 1-4 Remove All

  • Import Contact

1. Click Import Contact, then you will see a pop-up window that allows you to import contact.
2. Click SELECT FILE to upload the contact file. Or you can download the sample file by clicking the Contact.xls or Contact.csv to get the contact file with the right format for editing.

  • Export Contact

Click Export to export all of the contacts.

  • Search Contact

You can search the contact by “Name” and “Phone”.

Search SMS Contact

Figure 1-5 Search Contact

 

1.2 Create SMS Service Contact Group

Contacts created in the Contact List can be divided into groups. It makes sending SMS messages to multiple contacts more efficiently by focusing on one group at a time.

 SMS contact group

                                                                  Figure 1-6 Contact Group

  • Add Group

1. Click Add Group button to create a new group.
2. Enter the group name and select the desired contacts to the right box.

Add contact group on Mysms

                                         Figure 1-7 Add Contact Group

3. Click Save to save the contact group.

  • Remove Group

1. Select the desired group and click “Remove Group”.
2. Click “Ok” to remove the group.
3. Click “Cancel” to keep the group.

Remove contact group on MySMS

Figure 1-8 Remove Group

  • Search Group

The contact groups can be searched by “Group Name”.

Search contact group on Mysms
Figure 1-9 Search Group

 

1.3  Manage SMS Contact Blacklist

You can add inbox and outbox blacklist numbers separately. For SMS from inbox blacklist number, it will be abandoned. For SMS sending to outbox blacklist number, MySMS will ignore it.

Contact blacklist on MySMS

                                                                     Figure 1-10 Blacklist

  • Add Blacklist

1. Click Add to add blacklist.
2. Select the Type as Inbox or Outbox, and fill the right number.
3. Click Save to take effect.

Add contact blacklist on MySMS
  Figure 1-11 Add Blacklist

  • Remove Blacklist

1. Select the desired blacklist number.
2. Click OK to remove the blacklist number.
3. Click Cancel to keep the blacklist number.

Remove contact blacklist on MySMS

Figure 1-12 Remove Blacklist

  • Remove All

1. Click Remove All
2. Click OK to clear the blacklist numbers.
3. Click Cancel to keep all the blacklist numbers.

Remove all blacklist on MySMS

Figure 1-13 Remove All Blacklist

  • Autoblack Keyword

This is useful for SMS marketing. You can add the keyword in case the customer doesn’t want to receive the SMS any more, so that the customer is able to cancel the subscription by replying the keyword.

Add SMS Autoblack keywords

Figure 1-14 Autoblack Keyword

  • Search Blacklist

The blacklist can be searched by “Number” and “Type”.

Search contact blacklist on MySMS

Figure 1-15 Search Blacklist

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