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Briefly, you make an HTTP request and specify several parameters in this request.

At least one of the sender’s and recipient’s numbers should be rented at Apifonica.

For more detailed information, please refer to Messaging API Reference.

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Max 160 Latin characters or 70 Unicode characters.

If you include any non GSM-7 characters in your message body, we will automatically fall back to UCS-2 encoding (which will limit message bodies to 70 characters each). Additionally, Apifonica prepends a User Data Header of 6 Bytes (this instructs the receiving device on how to assemble messages), leaving 153 GSM-7 characters or 67 UCS-2 characters for your message.

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Yes, Apifonica supports Unicode text messages.

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Yes, long SMS are concatenated into one message.

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You can check statuses of the sent messages by means of Apifonica API.

For more detailed information on messaging, please refer to Messaging Quickstart guide.

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You get charged for the sent message when it gets the sent status.

The possible messages statuses are described here.

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You can always find if the country is supported in your personal account when you Download the price list with our routes.

If you have not found the mobile number for the country you need, please leave your request. We will certainly consider adding mobile numbers for the requested country and offer you the option that best suits your needs.

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Please read here how to receive incoming SMS messages.

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Yes, you can request it in your personal account or write support@apifonica.com.

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You can check statuses of the sent messages by means of Apifonica API.

To get the message history, just make a single HTTP request. To check the status of the specific message, get the details via this request.

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At the moment, Apifonica supports only text (SMS) messages.

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The following are the possible statuses of a message (the first four status values are consecutive):
  • Queued—Message is going to be sent.
  • Sent—Message was sent.
  • Received—Message was received by your Apifonica number. Works only for inbound messages.
  • Delivered—Message was delivered to the recipient.
  • Failed—Message was not delivered to the recipient. If this happens, an error message is included in Apifonica request.
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COUNTRY ALPHA SUPPORT PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT
Afghanistan Yes No
Albania Yes No
Algeria No  
Andorra Yes No
Angola Yes No
Anguilla Yes No
Antigua & Barbuda Yes No
Argentina No  
Armenia Yes No
Aruba Yes No
Australia Yes No
Austria Yes No
Azerbaijan Yes No
Bahamas Yes No
Bahrain Yes No
Bangladesh No  
Barbados Yes No
Belarus Yes Required
Belgium No  
Belize Yes No
Benin Yes No
Bermuda Yes No
Bhutan Yes No
Bolivia Yes No
Bosnia & Herzegovina No  
Botswana Yes No
Brazil No  
Brunei Darussalam Yes No
Bulgaria Only 2 networks No
Burkina Faso Yes No
Burundi Yes No
Cambodia Yes No
Cameroon Yes No
Canada No  
Cape Verde Yes No
Cayman Islands No  
Central African Republic Yes No
Chad Yes No
Chile No  
China* No  
Colombia No  
Comoros Yes No
Congo No  
Congo D.R. No  
Cook Islands Yes No
Costa Rica No  
Croatia Yes No
Cuba Yes Required
Cyprus Yes No
Czech Republic No  
Denmark Yes No
Djibouti Yes No
Dominica Yes No
Dominican Republic No  
Ecuador No  
Egypt Yes Required
El Salvador No  
Equatorial Guinea Yes No
Estonia Yes No
Falkland Islands Yes No
Faroe Islands Yes No
Fiji Yes No
Finland Yes No
France Yes No
French Guiana No  
French Polynesia Yes No
Gabon Yes No
Gambia Yes No
Georgia No  
Germany Yes No
Ghana No  
Gibraltar Yes No
Greece Yes No
Greenland Yes No
Grenada Yes No
Guadeloupe Yes No
Guam No  
Guatemala No  
Guernsey Yes No
Guinea Yes No
Guinea-Bissau Yes No
Guyana Yes No
Haiti Yes No
Honduras No  
Hong Kong No  
Hungary No  
Iceland Yes No
India Yes Required
Indonesia No  
Iran No  
Iraq Yes No
Ireland Yes No
Isle of Man Yes No
Israel Yes No
Italy Yes No
Cote dIvoire Yes No
Jamaica Yes No
Japan Yes (except for KDDI)  
Jersey Yes No
Jordan Yes Required
Kazakhstan No  
Kenya No  
Kuwait No  
Kyrgyzstan Yes No
Laos PDR No  
Latvia Yes No
Lebanon Yes No
Lesotho Yes No
Liberia Yes No
Libya Yes No
Liechtenstein Yes No
Lithuania Yes No
Luxembourg Yes No
Macau Yes No
Macedonia Yes No
Madagascar Yes No
Malawi Yes No
Malaysia No  
Maldives Yes No
Mali No  
Malta Yes No
Martinique Yes No
Mauritania Yes No
Mauritius Yes No
Mayotte Yes No
Mexico No  
Moldova Yes No
Monaco No  
Mongolia Yes No
Montenegro Yes No
Montserrat Yes No
Morocco No  
Mozambique No  
Myanmar No  
Namibia No  
Nauru No  
Nepal Yes No
Netherlands Yes No
Netherlands Antilles Yes No
New Caledonia Yes No
New Zealand No  
Nicaragua No  
Niger Yes No
Nigeria Yes Required
Norfolk Island Yes No
Norway Yes No
Oman Yes Required
Pakistan Yes exceot Telenor Yes for Telenor
Palestinian Territory Yes only for Jawwal Palestine Required
Panama No  
Papua New Guinea Yes No
Paraguay Yes No
Peru No  
Philippines Yes Required
Poland Yes No
Portugal Yes No
Puerto Rico No  
Qatar Yes Required
Reunion Yes No
Romania Yes No
Russia Yes Required
Rwanda Yes No
Samoa Yes No
San Marino Yes No
Sao Tome & Principe Yes No
Saudi Arabia Yes Required
Senegal Yes No
Serbia No  
Seychelles Yes No
Sierra Leone Yes No
Singapore Yes No
Slovakia Yes No
Slovenia Yes No
Solomon Islands Yes No
Somalia Yes No
South Africa No  
South Korea No  
South Sudan Yes No
Spain Yes No
Sri Lanka No  
St Kitts & Nevis Yes No
St Lucia Yes No
St Vincent & the Grenadines Yes No
Sudan Yes No
Suriname Yes No
Swaziland Yes No
Sweden Yes No
Switzerland Yes No
Syria Yes Required
Taiwan No  
Tajikistan Yes No
Tanzania Yes No
Thailand Yes Yes
Timor-Leste Yes No
Togo Yes No
Tonga Yes No
Trinidad & Tobago Yes No
Tunisia Yes No
Turkey Yes Required
Turkmenistan Yes No
Turks & Caicos Islands Yes No
Uganda Yes No
Ukraine Yes required for Lifecell
United Arab Emirates Yes Required
United Kingdom Yes No
United States No  
Uruguay No  
Uzbekistan Yes No
Vanuatu Yes No
Venezuela No  
Vietnam No  
Virgin Islands British Yes No
Yemen Yes No
Zambia Yes No
Zimbabwe Yes No
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Outbound SMS are restricted to be used by our customers or their subscribers for sending person-to-person traffic only. This service cannot be used for sending bulk notifications or other marketing campaigns which do not comply with the usage of long virtual numbers. For worldwide bulk messaging please register an alphaname in the personal account.

International reachability cannot be guaranteed for inbound SMS.

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