Follow these steps to set up Phone Number Lookup and Validation in your SMS-iT CRM for seamless and accurate communication:
- Login to your SMS-iT CRM. Head over to your SMS-iT CRM dashboard and log in with your credentials.
- Click Profile.Locate and click on the ‘Profile’ tab to access your account settings.
- Click Account Settings. Within your profile, navigate to ‘Account Settings’ to configure advanced options.
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the Number Lookup option. Scroll down to find the ‘Number Lookup’ option and select it.
- Choose your preference from ClearoutPhone, NumVerify (Number Verify), or SMS Gateway. Depending on your preference, select either ClearoutPhone, NumVerify, or SMS Gateway for your number validation needs. For ClearoutPhone or NumVerify, simply add your API for these providers and click save to complete the setup. If you choose SMS Gateway, ensure that you’ve configured your SMS Gateway by adding the APIs at SMS Gateways and SMPP. Then, choose the SMS Gateway you want to use for your Number Lookup and validation.
- Using Phone Number Lookup & Validation To validate numbers, add a contact manually in SMS-iT or upload contacts in bulk via CSV in any section of the platform. With Number Lookup activated, every contact added will be looked up and validated. This ensures that only valid and active numbers are added to the system, saving you costs and preventing bounced messages. It also keeps your contact lists clean and up-to-date.
🚀 Benefits for Marketers and Campaigns:
- Cost Savings: Avoid wasted resources on invalid or inactive numbers, optimizing your communication budget.
- Improved Deliverability: Ensure that messages reach the intended recipients, enhancing campaign effectiveness.
- Maintained Reputation: Avoid being flagged as spam by sending messages only to valid and opted-in contacts.
- Time Efficiency: Streamline the data entry process with automated validation, saving time for more strategic tasks.
- Clean Contact Lists: Keep your CRM database organized and up-to-date for targeted and effective marketing efforts.
By configuring Phone Number Lookup and Validation in SMS-iT CRM, you’re not only ensuring accurate communication but also maximizing the impact of your marketing campaigns. Happy messaging! 📲✨