What is a Sender ID and how to request for it?
In this article, you'll learn about Sender ID and how you can request for it.
A Sender ID (from address) is the name or number that identifies the sender of an SMS message.
When a message is delivered to a mobile phone, the recipient may see any one of the following from address formats. This will indicate who the message came from.
They could see an international number such as +123456780
They could see a local number
They could see a short code (a short number, usually five or six digits only)
They could see an alphanumeric originator such as “Message”
Creating a Sender ID in MMIO
Go to SMS Marketing > My Sender IDs
Click on "Create New Sender ID" > Enter Sender ID Name > Submit
The Sender ID field may only contain alpha-numeric characters
It's done, Now wait for the admin approval.
It may take up to 24 hours for approval. You can reach out to support for faster approval.