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How to Send SMS Using Notepad

1. If you like to keep your phone numbers for future usage but do not want to use the online phone book you can use the Notepad (Windows Operating System) or any other text editor to save the phone numbers

2. To launch Notepad in Windows XP, click on the start button, place the cursor on All Programs, move to Accessories and click on Notepad on the last paneL.

3. To launch Notepad in Windows Vista and Windows 7, click on the start button (the button on the bottom left corner of the computer screen). Type Notepad in the “Start Search Panel” and press “Enter” on the keyboard.

4. This will launch the notepad application

5. Copy the Phone numbers from the source application and paste in the Notepad Application

6. Press “Ctrl+S” on the keyboard to save the file. Note where the file is saved on your computer.

7. To send SMS using the notepad, visit www.value2sms.com/component/spc/?comm=spc_compose (This page will only be active after login. Click here to register if you are not registered yet).

8. Type in the Sender ID text box what you want the recipient to see as the Sender of the Message

9. Next, click on the “Type Recipient” bar and Select the “Upload Recipients bar.

10. This will launch an upload box for the Notepad file containing the phone numbers.

11. Click on "Browse", locate the file containing the phone numbers on your computer and attach it

12. In the Message box, type your message

13. When you are done, Click “Send” Button

14. You will subsequently be informed of how many messages were sent, how many duplicates were removed and how many invalid numbers are removed.

 

How to Send Bulk SMS (Message) Directly by Copying and Pasting Numbers or Typing Directly

1. To send SMS log in at www.value2sms.com. To learn how to login step by step, please click here.

2. After successful login, click on "Compose SMS"under your Member Menu

3. In the Sender ID text box, type the desired sender ID (What will show on the recipient's phone as the sender of the message)

4. In the Recipients box, you can

a. Type the phone numbers directly. The phone numbers can be separated by any of the following comma, comma and space, colon, colon and space, semi-color, semicolon and space, full-stop, full-stop and space or just one number per line

b. You can copy the phone numbers from another file and paste them directly in the Recipients Box

5. In the Message Box, type the message

6. When you are done click the Send button

7. You will subsequently be informed of how many messages were sent, how many duplicates were removed and how many invalid numbers are removed.

 

How to Schedule Messages

1. To schedule messages for future delivery, log in at www.value2sms.com (If you are not a registered member, please click here to register). When you schedule messages, you don't have to be online for the messages to be delivered.

2. After successful login, click on "Compose SMS"under your Member Menu

3. Click here to learn how to send SMS using our platform

4. To schedule messages, click the “Send later" at the base of the “Send SMS” page

5. This will load the time system for scheduling the message

6. Select the desired “Year”, “Month”, “Date”, “Hours” (This is a 24-hour time system) and the “Minute”

7. When you are done, click “Send”

 

PHONEBOOK

How to Create New Phone Book Group

1. If you have a group of phone numbers you regular send messages to, you can use the online phone book to store the phone numbers. This gives you the opportunity to send messages to this group of people even if you not with the file containing the phone numbers.

2. The first step is to create a group. To create Phone Group, log in at www.value2sms.com

3. Then visit www.value2sms.com/component/spc/?comm=spc_phonebook

4. Click on "ADD NEW” - type the name describing the phone numbers you will like to create the Phone Book group for e.g Members, Friends, Association, etc

5. When you are done, click “Submit”

6. You will be alerted that the group has been successfully created.

7. Click “OK” to complete the process


How to Add Multiple Users to an PhoneBook

1. You can add multiple phone numbers to a phone book group. To add multiple phone numbers to an address book, log in at www.value2sms.com

2. Then visit www.value2sms.com/component/spc/?comm=spc_phonebook

3. Click on the “ADD MULTIPLE NUMBERS TO PHONE BOOK” panel. It will slide up

4. In the text box “Phone Numbers separated by commas”, type the phone numbers separated by commas. You can also copy and paste the phone numbers from a file as long as the phone numbers are separated by commas.

5. Using the “Group Drop down”, select your desired Group

6. When you are done, click on “Add Phone Numbers”

7. A report will then be generated

8. If you get some “Invalid Numbers” removed as part of the status report. You can ignore this as long as the total added numbers equals the numbers you have type. The “Invalid Number” generated is due to the spaces at the end of the phone numbers

9. Click “OK” to complete the process


To send SMS using the Phonebook

1. Log in at www.value2sms.com 

2. After successful login, click on "Compose SMS"under your Member Menu

3. In the Sender ID text box, type the desired sender ID

4. Click the “Type Recipient” Drop-down and select “Phone Book Group”

5. This will load the available Phone Book Groups

6. Place a check mark in front of the Phone Book Group(s) you will like to send the message. If you intend to send the message to multiple Phone Book Groups, place check marks in front of all of them

7. In the “Message” Text Box type the message

8. When you are done click "Send"

9. You will then get a confirmation of that message has been successfully sent


How to View All the Address Book Phone Numbers

1. You can view all the phone numbers in your address book. To view all the phone numbers in your address book, log in at www.value2sms.com

2. Then visit www.value2sms.com/component/spc/?comm=spc_phonebook

3. Click on the tab “VIEW/EDIT PHONE BOOK & GROUPS”. It will slide up to reveal the panel

4. Click on “VIEW /EDIT PHONE BOOK”

5. The page containing all the phone numbers will loaded

6. The total number of the phone numbers can be seen on top of the page – Records on display x –y of z. Where x stands for the beginning of the count in phone numbers on the page, y stands for the last count in phone numbers on the page and y stands for total number of phone numbers in the address book

7. You can use the Page Panel to jump to any page or use the arrow to move in steps between pages

8. You can also search for a particular phone number or contact name

9. If you have more one phone book group, you can use the search to call up only the phone numbers in the phone book group


How to Calculate the Cost of SMS units

1. To calculate the cost of SMS unit, log in at www.value2sms.com

2. Visit www.value2sms.com/component/spc/?comm=spc_buy_sms

3. Type the amount of SMS units you will like to know the price in the provided text box

4. The cost will be shown on top of the text box

5. You can then proceed to make payment for the corresponding amount of SMS units (Click here to learn how to buy more SMS units).

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DMC Firewall is developed by Dean Marshall Consultancy Ltd