Pro SMS

Pro SMS is designated to become "killer app" for texters and professional uses.

Features

  • Save & reuse sent history
  • Send to groups and individuals (very convenient with different choice in contact picker synced with Google contacts/groups, see setting for more info)
  • Send SMS from a .CSV or .TXT files and can configure according to your file format, typically compose from MS Excel. Please see a sample file in Help section below.
  • Create and manage unlimited templates
  • Support pre-defined keyword: $name, $first_name, $now, $next5min, $next15min, $next30min, $next1hour, $next2hour, $tomorrow, $nextweek
  • Support user-defined keyword (ex. $prodName, $place)
  • Option to delivery report and save sent SMS to Inbox
Note that SMS fee is charged by your telephone operator! 

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Help

  • Template: In the main view, you will see a list of templates.
    • Send by template: click in a template.
    • Add/delete/edit/edit title: focus on a template then press menu button, or press and hold a template in the list.
    • Add macro: During edit template, please menu button to add a pre-defined macro. 
  • Predefined macros
    • $name: Contact's name defined in your address book.
    • $first_name: Contact's first name defined in your address book
    • $now: time when SMS is sent (ex. 20 Feb 2010), change it format in settings.
    • $next5min: now plus 5 minutes
    • $next15min: now plus 15 minutes
    • $next30min: now plus 30 minutes
    • $next1hour: now plus 1 hour
    • $next2hour: now plus 2 hours
    • $tomorrow: tomorrow from now
    • $nextweek: next week from now
    • Please email me or comment on this page if you find any useful macro.
  • User-defined macro: A macro start with $ sign and end by any of following sign " ?,.;". When you please "send SMS" button, BulkSMS will ask you the value of a user defined macro.
  • Send SMS from .CSV file: In the main view, press menu button and select "Send from .CSV file" to send an CSV file. A CSV browse dialog will appear helps you to choose a .csv file. Click on a .csv file to preview SMS list before press "Send SMS" button. Here is a sample file which works with following settings (by press Menu/Settings/CSV Settings/)
    • Encoding: depending on your file, default setting is "System Default" (recommended)
    • Default Folder: path to your CSV folder, this improve file browsing
    • Separator: set to ";" (Semicolon)
    • Quote: set to empty ""
    • Skip Lines: set to "1" (one)
    • Preview your CSV content: check to preview before sending (recommended)
    • Sender Position: set to "1" (one)
    • Content Position: set to "2" (two)
  • Settings
    • Delivery Report (checked/unchecked)
    • Contact Selector: define how to select a number when a person has multiple numbers
    • Save sent SMS to Inbox: If you send a batch of hundreds SMS, this may help you opt-out your SMS after sending!
    • Future Time Format: define format for future time keywords. ex in 5 min or 13h5 (i.e. now+5min)

    • Default CSV comma sign: CSV comma is included in your CSV file, please open with a text editor to know what is your seperator comma between a phone number and a message
    • Default CSV folder: where CSV Send command jumps in.
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