Send an SMS

This allows you to automate the sending of an SMS from your TTNC account to any number.
The SMS send is actioned when triggered by an event.

A single SMS consists of 160 characters and costs 6p or 1 SMS Credit. Longer messages will be concatenated into a multipart SMS consisting of 151 characters each.

Getting Started

All you'll need to get started is a TTNC account with a number and Call Credit and a Zapier account.

  1. Log into Zapier by going to
  2. Click on Make a Zap! in the top menu bar.
  3. Select the App you'd like to use to trigger the TTNC App. In this example, I have selected 'Weather by Zapier'.
Select your Trigger.Select your Trigger.

Select your Trigger.

  1. Fill in the trigger information - you may need to follow help guides supplied by the platform you're using.

Selecting your Action

Once you've accepted the invitation to the Early Access, you should see the TTNC Zapier App under the 'Your Apps' section. If you're not able to see this, head to and click 'Start using TTNC now!'

Select the TTNC Zapier App.Select the TTNC Zapier App.

Select the TTNC Zapier App.

  1. Click on the TTNC Zapier App.
  2. Click on the Choose Action Event dropdown and select Send an SMS and then click Continue.
Choose your Action.Choose your Action.

Choose your Action.

Signing in

Click on Sign in to TTNC.

A window should open and ask for your TTNC Credentials.

To be able to sign in, you'll need the email address and the password of the main myTTNC account holder.

You will also need a VKey which can be generated in the Applications section of myTTNC.


When creating a VKey to be used with Zapier, you will need to ensure that all IP addresses are allowed. To be able to do this, enter in

Once you've entered all the information, click Yes, Continue.

Customising the SMS

You'll be presented with three required pieces of information - the Message, Destination and Originator.

  • Message - The content of the SMS you want to send
  • Destination - The telephone number you want to send the SMS to. This should be a UK number formatted with the leading zero and be the full 11 or 10 digit number.
  • Originator - Your TTNC number, registered mobile number or registered company name to display as the sender of the SMS.
Customise the message.Customise the message.

Customise the message.

You're also able to use information pulled through from the Trigger by clicking on the Insert a field button.

Insert a fieldInsert a field

Insert a field

Once you've entered in all the details, click Test & Continue.

Test your action.Test your action.

Test your action.

If your test has been successful, click Done Editing and enable your Zap! Don't forget to give it a name to help you identify it.