Add test contacts and data fields for SMS

Learn to add test SMS contacts and edit any existing test SMS contacts details.

Overview

If you're using SMS test numbers, you can add contact details, such as data fields, to them. Adding contact details to test numbers lets you correctly label your test numbers to make sure you know exactly who you’re sending your test SMS messages to.

Add a single test SMS contact

To add a test SMS contact:

  1. Go to SMS > Contacts > My contacts.
  2. Find and select the Test address book.
    This address is in your account by default.
  3. Select +New contacts.
  4. Select the Manually tab.
  5. Enter the test phone number you want to use.
  6. Select Upload.

Add data fields to SMS test numbers

To add contact details to your test SMS numbers:

  1. Go to SMS > Contacts > My contacts.
  2. Select the Test address book.
  3. Find the number you want to add details to, then select Edit.
  4. Enter the contact information into data fields one and two.
    These are the two data fields visible while you test an SMS.
  5. Select Save.

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