Email to SMS via Echo for email
Echo for email is a SMS service that enables you to send SMS directly from your email account, conveniently combining the two communication channels. Once configured you simply need to prefix @echoemail.net with the mobile number you want to reach. i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org and the email will be delivered as SMS.
Features of Echo for Email
Email to SMS service; use your own existing email account
Sending SMS via email with any email service
Any existing email account is compatible with Echo for Email. You can send text from email using your own already existing Gmail, Outlook, Exchange or other email service. It works with any software capable of outputting an email message.
Easy to set up and to use
Once you have an Echo for Email account set up, our intuitive platform guides you through the rest. It’s easy to manage users, control settings, and get started sending text message from email. Your whole team can use the email to SMS service through the account, it’s as simple as adding the email addresses in your account settings.
One email can SMS multiple contacts
You can easily send messages to multiple contacts by separating each recipient with a comma, exactly as you would if you were sending an email.
Receive SMS replies directly into your email inbox
For the users of Echo for Email, communicating seems very much like regular emailing. Replies to your messages are delivered straight into your email inbox so that all your information can be kept in one place - there’s no extra inbox to check. This requires the use of a Virtual Mobile Number (VMN).
If you have default signatures and disclaimers that accompany emails sent from your account, you can choose not to include these when sending an email intended for SMS delivery. You can set up signature stripping so that sign off content is ignored when it is sent as a SMS.
Echo for Email
Frequently asked questions
How is my data secured?
We have many high profile businesses using our service and as such we take our customers’ data and information security very seriously.
We are ISO27001 accredited - an independent security standard for establishing, operating and improving Information Security Management. We maintain this standard globally within our organisation. This ensures that our customers can have peace of mind that their data is secure.
How can I show my messages come from a company name?
You can easily set your from address so your text messages can be delivered to the handsets of your recipients with your company name. This is activated in your Echo for Email settings and can be up to 11 alphanumeric characters long.
What email applications does this work with?
Echo for Email is extremely flexible and works with any email client.
Can I send lots of SMS messages from email?
Yes, technically you can in the same way you would for sending lots of emails, however when you start to add more than 10 emails, it'd be more worthwhile looking into our Bulk SMS feature with Echo.
Can I receive replies back to my email?
Yes, replies require a Virtual Mobile Number and you can then set these replies to be forwarded from your Esendex account back to your email address. This means you can use solely your email client to send and receive SMS.