Burst SMS

The Burst SMS modules allow you to watch the SMS, and contact, add and remove contacts, format phone numbers, and send SMS in your Burst SMS account.

Getting Started with Burst SMS

Prerequisites

  • A Burst SMS account

In order to use Burst SMS with Integromat, it is necessary to have a BotStar account. If you do not have one, you can create a BotStar account at us.transmitsms.com/register.

The module dialog fields that are displayed in bold (in the Integromat scenario, not in this documentation article) are mandatory!

Connecting Burst SMS to Integromat

To connect your Burst SMS account to Integromat you need to obtain the API Key  and API Secret from your Burst SMS account and insert it in the Create a connection dialog in the Integromat module.

1. Login to your Burst SMS account.

2. In the top menu, click Settings.

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3. Navigate to API Settings section and copy the API key and API secret details to a safe place.

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4. Go to Integromat and open any of the Burst SMS module's Create a connection dialog.

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5. In the Connection name field, enter a name for the connection.

6. In the API Key and API Secret fields, enter the details copied in step 3 respectively and click Continue.

The connection has been established.

SMS

Watch SMS Receive to Inbox

Watches for SMS to be received in the inbox.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
Max Set the maximum number of SMS Integromat should return during one scenario execution cycle.

See the Connecting to Burst SMS Webhook using Integromat to add the webhook in your Burst SMS account.

Watch Delivery Receipt

Watches for the delivery receipt to arrive after sending SMS.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
Max Set the maximum number of SMS Integromat should return during one scenario execution cycle.

See the Connecting to Burst SMS Webhook using Integromat to add the webhook in your Burst SMS account.

Watch SMS Reply

Watches for replies to SMS.

Webhook Name Enter a name for the webhook.
Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.

See the Connecting to Burst SMS Webhook using Integromat to add the webhook in your Burst SMS account.

Watch SMS Received to Virtual Number

Watches for SMS replies to a specific virtual number.

You do not have to add the webhooks in the Burst SMS as it is automatically done for you once you add and save an instant trigger module to your scenario.

Webhook Name Enter a name for the webhook.
Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
Virtual Number Select the number for which you want to watch the SMS received.

Watch Link Hits

Watches for link hits from shorted URL links in SMS.

Webhook Name Enter a name for the webhook.
Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.

See the Connecting to Burst SMS Webhook using Integromat to add the webhook in your Burst SMS account.

Send SMS to List

Sends an SMS text message to everyone on a specific contact list.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
BurstSMS Contact List Select the contact list to which you want to send the text message.
Message Content Enter the message text you want to send. The text can include alphanumeric and special characters. The message text can have a maximum of 612 characters.
Tracked Link Enter the tracking URL address of the SMS. The full URL is shortened and inserted via this [tracked-link] variable added to your Message. Hits to this link can be tracked and also passed via the Link Hit trigger. Should be in the format https://www.mydomain.com/.
Format Number Enter a two-letter ISO 3166 format country code or country name to which the recipient number belongs to. Automatically formats numbers to the international format required for reliable SMS delivery. For example, for Australia 0422222222 will become 6142222222 when set to AU or Australia.
Sender ID

Enter the Sender ID details. A dedicated virtual number or shortcode found in the NUMBERS section of your account.

If no value is set here, defaults to the shared sender ID for the country you are sending to. Send ID can also be an 11 character alphanumeric sender if available for the destination country.

Send Later Enter the date when you want to send the SMS to be sent.
Send Replies to this Email Enter the email address to which recipients can send responses to the message.
Notify this callback URL of Delivery

Enter the URL address to send a delivery notification to this callback URL

A URL address on your system which Burst SMS can call to notify about the Delivery Receipts. If required, this parameter can be different for each message sent.

This overrides the default DLR Callback URL if set in the Settings section of your account. 

Enter the URL address to send a link hit notification to this callback URL

A URL address on your system which Burst SMS can call to notify of a hit on your [tracked-link]. If required, this parameter can be different for each message sent.

This overrides the default DLR Callback URL if set in the Settings section of your account. 

Enter the URL address to send a reply notification to a callback URL

A URL address on your system which we can call to notify you of incoming messages. If required, this parameter can be different for each message sent.

This overrides the default Reply Callback URL if set in the Settings section of your account.

Send SMS

Sends one SMS text message.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
Recipient's Mobile Number Enter the mobile number to which you want to send the text message.
Message Content Enter the message text you want to send. The text can include alphanumeric and special characters. The message text can have a maximum of 612 characters.
Tracked Link Enter the tracking URL address of the SMS. The full URL is shortened and inserted via this [tracked-link] variable added to your Message. Hits to this link can be tracked and also passed via the Link Hit trigger. Should be in the format https://www.mydomain.com/.
Format Number Enter a two-letter ISO 3166 format country code or country name to which the recipient number belongs to. Automatically formats the numbers to the international format required for reliable SMS delivery. For example, for Australia 0422222222 will become 6142222222 when set to AU or Australia.
Sender ID

Enter the Sender ID details. A dedicated virtual number or shortcode found in the NUMBERS section of your account.

If no value is set here, defaults to the shared sender ID for the country you are sending to. Send ID can also be an 11 character alphanumeric sender if available for the destination country.

Send Later Enter the date when you want to send the SMS to be sent.
Send Replies to this Email Enter the email address to which recipients can send responses to the message.
Notify this callback URL of Delivery

Enter the URL address to send a delivery notification to this callback URL

A URL address on your system which Burst SMS can call to notify about the Delivery Receipts. If required, this parameter can be different for each message sent.

This overrides the default DLR Callback URL if set in the Settings section of your account. 

Enter the URL address to send a link hit notification to this callback URL

A URL address on your system which Burst SMS can call to notify you of a hit on your [tracked-link]. If required, this parameter can be different for each message sent.

This overrides the default DLR Callback URL if set in the Settings section of your account. 

Enter the URL address to send a reply notification to a callback URL

A URL on your system which we can call to notify you of the incoming messages. If required, this parameter can be different for each message sent.

This overrides the default Reply Callback URL if set in the Settings section of your account.

Reporting

Get SMS Record

Gets information about a message that was sent.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
Message ID Enter the Message-ID whose records you want to retrieve.

Watch New Contact Added to List

Watches for a new contact being added to a list.

You do not have to add the webhooks in the Burst SMS as it is automatically done for you once you add and save an instant trigger module to your scenario.

Webhook Name Enter a name for the webhook.
Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
List ID Select the List-ID whose new contacts you want to watch.

Contacts and Lists

Format Number

Formats and validate a given number.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
Mobile Number Enter the mobile number you want to format.
Country Code Enter the country code of the number. For example, +1 for the US.

Add Contact to List

Adds or updates a contact on al ist found in Contacts.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
List ID Select the List ID to which you want to add the contact.
Mobile Number Enter the mobile number of the contact.
First Name Enter the first name of the contact.
Last Name Enter the last name of the contact.
Format Number Enter a two-letter ISO 3166 format country code or country name to which the recipient number belongs to. Automatically formats numbers to the international format required for reliable SMS delivery. For example, for Australia 0422222222 will become 6142222222 when set to AU or Australia.

Remove Contact

Removes a contact from one list or all lists.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
List ID Select the List ID from which you want to remove the contact.
Mobile Number Enter the mobile number of the contact.

Update Contact

Updates contact.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
List ID Select the List ID whose contact details you want to update.
Mobile Number Enter the mobile number of the contact.
First Name Enter the first name of the contact.
Last Name Enter the last name of the contact.
Format Number Enter a two-letter ISO 3166 format country code or country name to which the recipient number belongs to. Automatically formats numbers to the international format required for reliable SMS delivery. For example, for Australia 0422222222 will become 6142222222 when set to AU or Australia.

Others

Make an API Call

Performs an arbitrary authorized API call.

Connection Establish a connection to your Burst SMS account.
URL

Enter a path relative to https://api.transmitsms.com/. For example: get-balance.json

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the Burst SMS API Documentation.
Method

Select the HTTP method you want to use:

GET
to retrieve information for an entry.

POST
to create a new entry.

PUT
to update/replace an existing entry.

PATCH
to make a partial entry update.

DELETE
to delete an entry.

Headers Enter the desired request headers. You don't have to add authorization headers; we already did that for you.
Query String Enter the request query string.
Body Enter the body content for your API call.

Example of Use - Get Numbers

The following API call returns all the numbers from your Burst SMS account:

URL:
get-numbers.json

Method:
GET

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Matches of the search can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body > numbers
In our example, 1 number is returned:

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Connecting to a Burst SMS Webhook using Integromat

The following procedure shows adding the webhook for Watch SMS Reply module. For more information on adding various webhooks, refer to the Adding Webhooks in Burst SMS.

1. Open the Watch Events module, enter the details as mentioned in the respective module description, and copy the address to your clipboard. Click OK and save the webhook.

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2. Login to your Burst SMS account. Click Settings, navigate to API Settings, and in the Receive Message Callback URL field, enter the URL address copied in step 1. Click Update Profile.

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You have successfully added the webhook. 

 

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