aspsms.com Newsletter, 02.2016
Dear Joachim von Watt
As a registered client of ASPSMS youget the latest information about our newly available SMS applications.Contents
Outlook 2013-2016: Email to SMS
For Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016 users, ASPSMS provides the service
How does Email to SMS work?
Emails sent to <Recipient>@smtp.aspsms.com (for example email@example.com) are accepted by the ASPSMS SMTP interface, interpreted and then delivered as SMS within seconds.
Authentication is done by the sender's email address. This email address must be different from the email address of the user's ASPSMS account.
The implicit authentication by SMTP Originator means that not the usually used combination of the Userkey and the password is the "secret" that entitles someone to send SMS but the sender's email address is. Therefore, please read carefully our setup instructions below.
Email to SMS Setup1. Unlock secret email address
We recommend that the secret email address is not self-explanatory. It has to differ from the ASPSMS account email address and it has to be kept as carefully secret, as the combination of the Userkey and the password. The secret email address must be notified to us and has to be unlocked by the ASPSMS system.
Let us know: via which ASPSMS Account and with what secret email address you want to send.
Good example: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bad example: email@example.com
Once we have confirmed the activation of the secret email address, you can get started. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or use our support form to let us know the secret email address.
You are not limited only to one email address: if you run multiple Outlook installations and want to send email to SMS from different systems, just let us know all email addresses you want to have unlocked.
2. Add Outlook Email Account
If you set up multiple email accounts in Microsoft Outlook, you can choose which account to use when you send a message. In order to comfortably send Email to SMS, it is advisable to add an additional Outlook email account.
Follow the Microsoft Office tutorial Set up an additional email account:
3. Add Email to SMS addresses to your contacts
In order to comfortably send EMail to SMS, it is necessary that you add corresponding Email to SMS addresses to your contacts.
Add an additional Email address in the format <Recipient>@smtp.aspsms.com to your contacts.
Using Email to SMS1. Choose Email to SMS Account
If you set up multiple email accounts in Microsoft Outlook, you can choose which account to use when you send a message.
Follow the Microsoft Office tutorial Choose which email account to use to send an email message:
2. Choose Recipient
Be sure that you choose the Email to SMS address and not the normal email address of the contact.
You can recognize the SMS to EMail address by the pattern:
3. Set SMS Originator
The ASPSMS allows numeric and alphanumeric originators. Numeric originators have to be unlocked in advance. When sending Email to SMS the SMS originator is set using the subject line.
Set the SMS originator by subject line following the pattern: Originator=<SMS Originator>.
Example for numeric SMS originator:
Example for alphanumeric SMS originator:
4. Send Email to SMS
If you send the properly composed Email, it is accepted by the ASPSMS SMTP interface and delivered as SMS within seconds.
Click the Button [Send] or use the Shortcut Ctrl-Enter.
These instructions might sound complex at first reading but donít worry. Just go through step by step and you will succeed! And if you have any problems, our support team will be glad to help! Also you will realize after the successful setup that the usage of the service will be as simple as sending emails.
Try out the Email to SMS feature right now!
ASPSMS Volume Discounts
Take advantage of our generous volume discounts by purchasing annual ASPSMS Credits volumes at once.
We offer five different price categories
Find our price list at: https://www.aspsms.com/en/prices/
What are ASPSMS Credits and how do I buy some?
For sending an SMS, you need so-called ASPSMS credits,which are purchased in advance. The ASPSMS credits donot expire.
Up to an amount of CHF 800.00 you can pay by bank transfer, postal card, Mastercard, Visa, Diners Club, American Express or Paypal. From a price of CHF 800.00 on, you can conveniently pay by bank transfer.
If you want to buy ASPSMS credits for a different amount, we are happy to send you a VAT-ready invoice as PDF document.Please contact our support to do so.
Details for Bank Transfers
Please mention your ASPSMS account's "Client-ID: 0" and "aspsms.com"in the payment description.
Credit Warnings: Never run out of ASPSMS Credits
With this feature you can let yourself be informed bySMS and/or e-mail if your credit balance reaches orgoes below a certain level.Enter as many recipients, warning levels and warningmessages as you need.
And that's how it goes:
List your ASPSMS application at our 3rd-party solutions!
Take the chance and additionally advertise your own ASPSMS based softwaree.g. your content management system or your branch specific solution thatsends SMS through the ASPSMS system on:
That's how it works:
Examples for an listing on ASPSMS 3rd-party solutions:
Products based on theInterfaces
|Purpose and business examples|
|SMS tools for End Users|
|Microsoft Office Outlook 2013-2016: Email to SMS||free|
|Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 Mobile Service||free|
|Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Mobile Service||free|
|SMSBLASTER web edition||free|
|SMS Blaster Windows Edition||free|
|SMS touch for iPhone and iPod touch||Shareware|
|ECO-SMS - Ökologische SMS!||Shareware|
|Cybersystems mscrmSMS||see price list for details|
|Jabber-Client Chatopus for Palm OS||small one-time payment|
|delight Software GmbH||see price list for details|
|ASPSMS Widget for Mac||free|
|SMS scripts and interfaces for developers|
|ASPSMS Dot Net Assembly on NuGet||free|
|ASPSMS JSON API (REST)||free|
|C# Microsoft ASP.NET Identity MVC (for SOAP)||free|
|Node.js interface for ASPSMS||free|
|PHP Class for ASPSMS SOAP web service||free|
|SOAP Web Service||free|
|ASPSMS SMTP Interface||free|
|VBscript Class (ASP)||free|
|PHP - Python - C# - Java||free|
|Jabber to SMS for Server Admins||free (open source)|
|SMS Blaster Visual Basic Source Code||free|
|Supported networks around the world|
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