What happens when you send a message to a Barred Number?


What happens when a user sends a message to a barred number?

Applies To

  • SMS
  • Outbound SMS
  • Barred Numbers


When a user attempts to send a message to a barred number, the message will return an Absent Subscriber Permanent error. This number should be removed from your database.

Additional Information

A Barred Number is a number that can not receive SMS. That could be due to unpaid bills, the number being blacklisted by the carrier, SMS blocking was requested by the user, etc.

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