Always preview and test your broadcast messages to preview rendering. To send a test message it is required to set up a Test List. You can set up one or many Test Lists, set one up to send yourself a test, set one up to send a test to your teammates. In this article you will learn how to set up a test list, add contacts to that list, and send a test message. Read on to learn more.
SET UP A TEST LIST
Navigate to Manage > Lists
Click New List
Name list and select List Type TEST
Save your Test List
Navigate to Contacts > View Contacts
Click Add Contact
Subscribe Contact(s) to your new Test List
SEND A TEST BROADCAST MESSAGE
Author a broadcast message
Click Send Test in the left sidebar
3. Select a Test List
4. Click Send Test
A few things to note:
The test message will not have a test indicator.
This send counts towards your total sends per month.
Personalization data, including coupon codes, will be included in the message.
Sent test messages display on the Broadcast Messages dashboard in the SENT tab marked with the status of Sent.
Congrats, you have sent a test message! Everyone on the list will receive the test message on their device a period of time after clicking Send Test.
For more information on SMS messaging, reach out to your Account Manager or Listrak Support!