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Using an alternate SMS sender, like Twilio for SFMC; what's the impact on Super Messages?

Quick question: we are evaluating using Twilio as our SMS provider with SFMC. We want to know if sending a SMS through Twilio will result in a super message charge. So far, it appears that using ...
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How to sync the real time SMS data from Marketing cloud to Salesforce? [closed]

I know that Email's tracking data syncing from MC to Salesforce. Is there any way to sync the real time SMS data from Marketing cloud to Salesforce? If yes, kindly provide the required steps with ...
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SMS Preview for MobileConnect

I created an Outbound SMS message using ampscript, and performing a bulk send from a sendable DE. I am logging some of the sendable DE values (used in ampscript above) to the SMSSendLog. Is there a ...
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Managing different opt out per Business Unit with the same short code

I will soon be implementing MobileConnect on SFMC. I have several BUs, 1 for each brand, and one short code shared for all brands. Since the STOP keyword is global to the short code, meaning that if a ...
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How do I get SMS Shortlink API response to be a link and not a payload?

I am using the code below (just using stack exchange link for example): %%[ var @Id, @shortenUrl, @cuttlyUrl, @link, @linkName set @startDate = "2021-01-01 6:45 AM" set @endDate ...
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Send SMS via Journey builder- unable to render the header and footer in the message

I am sending an SMS message via the journey builder, so as per the docs I have created the SMS message under content builder and then using it with journey send sms activity. Hereunder configuration ...
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Unable to send SMS from Journey Builder using mobile number from contact data

I am trying to send an SMS from Journey Builder using contact data for mobile number as opposed to an entry source attribute. The SMS does send but only to contacts who are already in the ...
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Sms Custom Activity analytics window

I developed Custom Activity for sending SMS from Journey Builder. For the SMS analytics we created app inside AppExchange part of the Salesforce Marketing Cloud. There are tables and graphs with ...
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SMS Performance view dont showing the proper data

I have a journey with different versions from which I send an SMS using the SMS activity. Checking the SMS Performance tab to see the tracking it seems there is some discrepancy between the count I ...
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Based on the SMS response will I be able to send an email through journey builder

I am trying to send an sms to a list of subscribers in a data extension through journey builder.I have added the DE as the entry source in the journey builder. Then I have created a SMS activity . ...
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MobileConnect Short Code & Long Code options

Is there a way to use an existing Short Code or Long Code number to send SMS messages in MobileConnect? Also, are you limited to using prebuilt Templates when sending text messages? Is there a way ...
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Marketing Cloud - retrieve message name from SMSMessageTracking

I want to retrieve sms message name & campaign name from SMSMessageTracking data view. How to do that? Because i need message name & campaign name to calculate my sms campaign performance. I ...
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SMS send through Journey SMS Activity but has not been received

As the title suggests I have a journey which sends an SMS message to a subscriber. The activity will Subscribe them to the KEYWORD used. A test subscriber has gone through my journey but has not ...
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sending sms/email to user and performing actions in salesforce based on email response

For an upcoming project module, there is a requirement to send SMS and Email to user. Later based on the Email response, further process to be carried out. I am aware about sending email thing but ...
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Journey Builder SMS Send Opt In Behavior

In Journey Builder you can send SMS activities to Subscribers, dependant "Delivery Options" you can decide which users get the SMS. In my journey I have selected the later option (Subscribe all ...
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Journey Builder SMS "object reference not set to an instance of an object" [duplicate]

I have an issue with SMS sending from journey builder where the history shows "Failed - object reference not set to an instance of an object" for the SMS send activity for all contacts and they don't ...
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How to difference between short code and long code?

Is there any way to check the code is Short Code or long Code in the Mobile Connect? what are the merits and demerits of both code? I found a few articles but they where confused me more.
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Re-Subscribing the user for the Mobile Connect

Right now the user has opted out by sending the "STOP" keyword to the Long code. If that user wants to re-subscribe again then what are the possible ways to re-subscribe in Mobile Connect? I found ...
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Check the SMS delivery status in journey builder?

I want to check the SMS delivery status in journey builder to take further action based on the status. Is there any way to check delivery status in the journey itself?
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Sending SMS tracking data to the connected Sales cloud?

I have captured all tracking data from the "_smsmessagetracking" into the DE. Now I want to update object wherein sales cloud org with the respective tracking details like SMS delivery status, ...
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Triggered Send does not send SMS from RST API even if response is success

I am trying to send SMS from postman using REST API, and I am getting successful reponse but I am not getting actual SMS. Following are the request and responses: Request: { "Subscribers": [ ...
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How to use keyword while sending an sms in mobile connect?

My marketing cloud org has around 30 business unit and i am new to this org. We have one short code for county US and it is showing 30 of 30 keywords used. Whenever i am initiating a sms send, i am ...
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Can we Throttle SMS Sends in Marketing Cloud?

Is it possible to throttle SMS sends in marketing cloud? We would like to have the ability to specify how many sms can be send from Marketing Cloud within an hour. If the threshold is hit, then sms ...
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How to use mobile connect SMS in Journey Builder?

i have created a send able DE with mobile number and i am using same DE as a entry source in the Journey builder, created Outbound SMS with personalization. In Journey builder i have configured the ...
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Connect to external API to send SMS [closed]

Is there any way to connect external API to send SMS from Salesforce Marketing Cloud?
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Configuring Send SMS activity in journey builder

The documentation for mobile connect in journey builder has the following two points: Ensure the MobileConnect Demographic data extension contains the contact data used to personalize any ...