How to forward to distribution list members via Email to SMS

A distribution list is a list of people who are signed up to receive specific text messages from a TextMagic email address.

It works like a regular forwarding service. Your server monitoring system sends an email to the members of your distribution list, which they receive as SMS. There is no need to set up additional email forwarding.

To create a distribution list:

  1. Go to Distribution lists.
  2. Click New distribution list.
    New distribution list
  3. Give your list a name.
  4. Add recipients in the +CountryCodeMobilePhonenumber format (no spaces or 00)
    List name
  5. Choose what content should be sent as SMS:
    • Email subject and email body
    • Only email body
    • Only email subject
  6. Set maximum length.
  7. Choose Sender settings.Learn about sender settings.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Your SMS distribution list is now ready for use!
    ready list

Now you need to set up forwarding in your email application.Learn how to forward incoming messages from Microsoft Outlook to a distribution list here: https://support.office.com/en-US/article/Automatically-forward-my-messages-to-another-e-mail-account-9F124E4A-749E-4288-A266-2D009686B403

To edit a distribution list:

  1. Go to Distribution lists.
  2. Click the edit icon next to Email for sharing.
  3. edit list
  4. Update as required.
  5. Click Continue.
Edited list

To delete a distribution list:

  1. Go to Distribution lists.
  2. Click the rubbish bin icon next to Email for sharing.
    delete distribution list
  3. Click Delete.
click delete list

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