Schedule text messages to be sent later

You can schedule text messages to be sent at a later date and set up recurring campaigns if needed.

Make sure that you have enough credit to schedule the message - just Buy SMS credit in advance. You will be charged for the scheduled message upon sending (not upon scheduling). If you don't have enough credit when the sending time approaches, your message will not be sent. 


To schedule text messages:

  1. Select Compose from the main menu.
  2. Enter your recipients.
  3. Select the number that you want your text messages to be delivered from. (Learn more about Sender settings).
  4. Type in your message. Learn how to send personalized SMS using mail merge tags.
  5. Click Schedule message.TextMagic compose the text message

You have two options for scheduling your text message:

  1. Schedule a text message to be sent just once.
  2. Set up a recurring campaign that will repeat several times.

To schedule a text message to be sent just once:

  1. Select the time and date when you want the message to be sent.
  2. If you are sending the text message abroad, it is recommended to select the timezone of that country. TextMagic scheduled SMS time
  3. Preview your message before sending to avoid mistakes.
  4. When you’re happy with the message, click Save.
  5. Your message will be scheduled and you can review the details, or edit it on the Scheduled messages page.

To schedule a recurring text message campaign:

  1. Select the time and date when you want the first message to be sent.
  2. If you are sending the text message abroad, it is recommended to select the timezone of that country.
  3. Select the Repeat dropdown and choose the desired frequency (yearly, montly, weekly, daily, hourly).
    TextMagic repeat message
  4. Preview the message in the Calendar.
  5. When you’re happy, click Save.

Ending options for recurring text message campaigns are:

  • Never end.
  • End after a certain number of sends.
  • End on a specific date.

To edit a scheduled text message:

  1. Go to the Scheduled messages page.
  2. Click the Edit scheduled SMS button next to the message you want to change.TextMagic edit scheduled message

To cancel a scheduled text message:

  1. Go to the Scheduled messages page.
  2. Click the Delete scheduled SMS button next to the message you want to change.
TextMagic delete scheduled message

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