Using Sendchamp Simulator

This guide will walk you through how to get started with Sendchamp simulator

Aliyu Abubakar

Jul 22, 2021

Sendchamp uses a simulator to help users preview their testing environment. The simulator currently works for SMS, Voice and Email.

In this tutorial, we’ll walk you step-by-step through;

  1. Signing up on Sendchamp.

  2. Getting your API access keys.

  3. Sending your first Message.

  4. Previewing Using the message.

SIGNING UP ON SENDCHAMP

If you already have a Sendchamp account, you are free to move to the next step. You can sign up for a free Sendchamp account here

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When you sign up, an OTP will be sent to your registered email address. This helps Sendchamp verify your identity.

Once you verify your email, you'll be asked to create a workplace.

GETTING YOUR API ACCESS KEYS

When you sign up, you will be assigned two API Access keys, one for live development and the other for testing.

To access your test API Access keys, you will have to switch from live to test mode on the right hand corner of your dashboard.

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Once you have switched from live to test, go to account settings under settings, click on API keys and webhooks and access your test keys.

SENDING YOUR FIRST MESSAGE

To be able to send a message, you have to create a sender ID. Go to channels and select the channel you want to use for sending your message and create an ID.

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Sendchamp has a wide range of code samples in different languages for sending messages. Once you create an ID, you can go through and find a code sample for your language here.

PREVIEWING YOUR MESSAGE WITH SIMULATOR

Simulator works for SMS, Voice and Email.

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Select the channel and type in the number you are sending the message to.

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Read Sendchamp Documentation here

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