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How to: send Bulkmail by SMS

Starting with DNN 4.7.0, the Bulkmail module (accessible via Admin :: Newsletter menu item) has the ability to use an SMS proxy for sending messages to a list of users (especially all members of one or multiple roles) as text messages on their mobile phones.

First you need to get an account at any text message gateway provider (like or, you might have a look at for making your choice), who needs to accept emails from your server and forward its content to the recipient specified inside your mail (SMTP gateway). The gateway provider will provide you with an instruction, how to format you email, e.g. the email recipient (which mai contain your credentials) and containing the cell phone number in Subject and content in message body.

To send your message by SMS, you now need to create your message with settings like following and send the message:


Have fun using it

PS: You can use similar settings for using an smtp to fax relay service.


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