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Configuring Skyetel SMS with the Vodia Phone System

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October 1, 2022

SMS is cool when you can send SMS and MMS messages to customers directly from your user portal. To configure your Skyetel SMS log in to your Skyetel portal and navigate to the 3 cog wheels in the right-hand corner. Shown below, this will bring you to the API section.

Configuring Skyetel SMS with the Vodia Phone System

Vodia Networks Team

SMS

SMS is cool when you can send SMS and MMS messages to customers directly from your user portal. To configure your Skyetel SMS log in to your Skyetel portal and navigate to the 3 cog wheels in the right-hand corner. Shown below, this will bring you to the API section.

Skyetel API Creation

skyeltel

Settings

Chose API Keys and click on "create" and provide note: "Name," for example.  

API

API Key Created

You will need the SID and the Secret, copy these into your notepad.

API

Configuring Skyetel number for SMS

Next, we need to configure a number for SMS, navigate "Phone numbers," then local numbers.

number

Next, click on the number you want to edit "Cog" wheel, then navigate to SMS & MMS.

Set up the following values:

  • Forward: Callback URL
  • URL: https://PBXDNS.com/recvsms
  • Method:  POST
  • Delivery Confirmation is optional

Vodia Text Messaging Settings

On your Vodia phone system navigate to "Messaging ---> Notification" you will need the following values

  • Provider: Skyetel
  • Username or Account: This will be your SID token
  • Application secret:  This will be your SID Secret
  • Text messaging-enabled for domains by default "On-Off" optional
  • URL prefix for receiving messages: recvsms
  • Address for pulling MMS content: https://pbx.audiomercy.com
  • Default ANI for sending SMS messages:  Skyetel programmed number or can be left and assigned to the user extension SMS ANI

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