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Should I use Short Codes to send messages to the US?


Question

Are short codes the best way to send SMS to the US?

Applies To

  • Short Codes
  • SMS
  • US

Answer

Depending on the type of content you are sending, you should use our Short Code APIs (for application-to-person messages) or our Long Virtual Numbers (for person-to-person messages).

Additional Information

You may find a useful chart explaining the differences between these in US SMS Features and Restrictions.

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