How to Enable SMS service in MOHID™? Step by step instructions are mentioned below:
Detailed instructions for enabling SMS functionality in MOHID™, to send automatic and mass SMS from Muntazim Communication Module.Please Note:Credits need to be pre-purchased in order to use SMS service with Twilio. We have chosen Twilio as SMS gateway because they have the lowest SMS rates in industry and they are the market leaders, please check https://www.twilio.com/sms/pricing for details.
Sign up Twilio™
Step 1 : Setup a new account with Twilio.From MOHID™ dashboard Go to Settings, click Module Settings and then Communication Settings.Click Twilio Signup Button.
On Twilio website click on
Signup button and create an account
Step 2 : Get a number.After signing in to your account Click on Buy a Numbers.Select SMS and Search for a number.
Retrieve API Credentials
Step 1 : Retrieve API Credentials.Click on Settings > General.
Enable SMS service in MOHID.Login to MOHID and click Settings -> Module Settings -> Communication Settings.Enter Twilio account details.
Sending SMS to Parent(s), Teacher(s) and Admin(s) from Muntazim Communication.In order to send SMS from Muntazim to Parent(s) Teacher(s) and Admin(s), please follow the steps mentioned below.- Go to Muntazim communication module > click on Send SMS.- Select Level from the list, School Or Grades.
-Select Recipients - Click on checkbox to select recipients.- To send SMS to selective Parent(s), click on Parents drop-down list and select required Parents or if required to send SMS to all, there is no need to select anyone. All parents are selected by default. (Same goes with Teachers and Admins)- Type SMS message and click on Send.
Number used for sending SMS:
Admin Dashboard > Users > Parents > Edit Parent Screen, Parents Information:
Phone Number OR Cell Number
After every 5 minutes, cron job will work. Except 4 am to 6 am CST.
One by one sms will be sent.
In one hour 12 times SMS will be sent.
Certain interval in 1 hour - 12 times it will run.
Numbers starting from 111 will be considered as an invalid record.