Receive SMS via Inbound SMS System

Simple solutions for receiving SMS via our Inbound SMS System

How it works

After configuration, you will receive all incoming SMS to your phone number or your keyword in your account. You can specify how you want to receive the SMS. Whether as an email, only in the account, forwarded as SMS or via direct connection via the API to your server.

Our Inbound SMS service supports virtual and physical phone numbers or keywords on our general phone numbers.

Inbound SMS

Via our dedicated Inbound SMS system, you have the possibility to integrate a return channel for your customers. For this purpose, you can optionally book a keyword via our general inbound numbers, or you can get your own unique number from seven. We offer virtual and physical phone numbers – according to your application scenario.


  • Cheap

    You get up to 3 free keywords.

  • Start immediately

    SMS to your keyword can be received immediately after setup.

Physical phone number

  • Own number

    All SMS will be dedicatedly forwarded to your account.

  • No given syntax

    The content of the SMS is freely definable. The sender of the SMS does not have to send a specific syntax or keyword.

  • All SMS

    SMS e.g. with alphanumeric sender are often blocked on receiving via virtual phone numbers. Here you will get a real physical phone number, which can receive all inbound SMS just like your mobile phone.

  • German phone number

    You will receive your own German phone number. Choose yourself your desired provider.

Virtual phone number

  • Own number

    All SMS will be dedicatedly forwarded to your account.

  • No given syntax

    The content of the SMS is freely definable. The sender of the SMS doesn’t have to send a specific syntax or keyword.

  • Start immediately

    Your phone number will be registered immediately and can be used directly after ordering to receive SMS.

  • Worldwide phone numbers

    We offer you virtual numbers from numerous countries around the world. Offer your customers a direct phone number from their home country.

  • Scalable

    The throughput is almost unlimited due to the direct connection.

  • Failsafe

    Thanks to direct connections by the network operators, the virtual phone number is especially failsafe.

The perfect solution for your Inbound SMS

Create additional value through the return channel and expand your application. Whether in direct customer communication or as an automated solution for your hardware.

Automation of devices

Also allow devices without Internet access to communicate with your system automatically. For example, an automatic beverage dispenser might send an SMS as soon as the supply is exhausted.

Chat with customers

Offer support via SMS. You can easily communicate with your customers via your own return channel.


Offer sweepstakes, surveys or votings by SMS. For this your users only need to send an SMS to your number. Inbound SMS also provide a comfortable return channel for feedback to your bulk SMS.

Safe Opt In

For your newsletters or other channels, you can offer your customers an option to opt in on your messages. Your customers can log in and log out via SMS.

International availability of virtual phone numbers

Do you need a virtual phone number from one specific country?
We provide numerous international virtual numbers, for example from Germany, Switzerland, the US, Great Britain, Poland and many other countries.
Simply contact us and tell us which country you need a virtual number for.


Have incoming SMS forwarded to any email address easily and quickly.


Receive incoming SMS comfortably in your login. Download the data as CSV file.


Have incoming SMS forwarded directly to your cell phone.


Incoming SMS can be forwarded automatically direct to your server or software via API.