Excel to SMS

by borwell

(18 ratings)

Send text messages from Excel spreadsheets with Textlocal’s easy-to-use SMS service

Excel to SMS lets users send SMS messages directly from their Excel spreadsheet. Powered by Textlocal, this is the easy way to send personalised texts to all your contacts in an instant.

  • Perfect for community groups looking for an easy way to contact members
  • Ideal for small businesses who keep their customer data in Excel
  • A simple solution for organisations needing to send personalised messages

The convenient Excel plug-in sits within your spreadsheet and connects to our SMS gateway. This enables you to send thousands of SMS in seconds, via our direct connections with the mobile operators.

Simply select the information you want to include in your message, as well as your recipients’ phone numbers from your Excel columns, and Excel to SMS will automatically create and send personalised messages.

  • Populate SMS with information from your Excel columns
  • Send 1000’s of personalised messages in an instant
  • No need to log in to a separate system to send messages
  • No need to reformat your spreadsheets

The features with Excel to SMS ensure you are always in control:

  • Review and confirm your message prior to sending
  • Check the cost of your send in advance
  • Access the full functionality of the Textlocal platform for credit management, reporting, account admin and more

To use Excel to SMS all you need to do is sign up for an account with Textlocal and download the Excel to SMS plug in. Our customer service team is available to help you get up and running and to answer any questions. Contact us on +44 (0)1244 752 299 or email

Why SMS?

If you’ve not used SMS before, there are some great reasons why you should add it to your communications mix:

  • Over 98% of all text messages are read by the recipient
  • 90% of SMS are read within 3 minutes of being received
  • 55% of people appreciate an SMS reminder about important information and dates
  • 41% of people love to receive SMS booking and order confirmations

The team at Textlocal can help you benefit from SMS in your organisation. Just visit our website or call us on +44 (0)1244 752 299 to find out more.

About Textlocal

Since 2005, Textlocal has been helping businesses address their communication challenges, using its market-leading business mobile messaging platform. The platform has been built on the principles of efficiency, integration and ease of use, along with some really useful services including mobile forms, attachments, vouchers and campaign management tools to measure effectiveness.

Excel to SMS is just one of the text innovations we’re proud to offer our customers.

In October 2014, Textlocal was acquired by IMImobile, a global mobile technology company. This has enabled us to build out our international footprint, leveraging IMImobile's integration with mobile operators across 60 countries.

Our ethos is simple. A complete dedication to exceeding customer expectations, and this has been highly commended by industry experts. We have won numerous awards and our customers support this, with highly positive feedback and a Trustpilot rating of 9.6 out of 10.

Our growing team of passionate, dedicated people truly believe that Textlocal is revolutionising the way businesses of all sizes and industries communicate with their customers. Since 2005, over 160,000 users have sent more than one billion SMS using the Messenger platform, so we know a thing or two about mobile messaging.

App capabilities

When this app is used, it
  • Can read and make changes to your document
  • Can send data over the Internet

At a glance