Send text messages
Send text messages, group text messages, and MMS.
Before you begin: To send text messages, an admin must enable texting for your user account.
Note: There are limitations to texting with Grasshopper:
- Text messages have a character limit of 160 characters, including spaces.
- Texts from local or toll-free phone numbers cannot be sent to or received from international numbers.
- Texts cannot be sent from a toll-free number to a Canadian phone number.
- MMS and group texting aren’t supported for toll-free or Canadian phone numbers.
- Texts cannot be sent to short codes (i.e., no voting for American Idol).
- There's no guarantee that short-code text messages will be delivered.
- If using a toll-free phone number for texting, verify your phone number for text messages.