What is business SMS?
How to send texts from a business number:
Send business texts easily with the Grasshopper app for iPhone or Android.
Sign up today and choose a local, toll-free, or vanity number for your business. Or, port your current number!
Get the App
Download the Grasshopper app to your desktop, mobile device, or both.
Try it Out
Send and receive texts using your business number, all from within the Grasshopper app.
What are the benefits of business texting?
Better communication across the board.
Our texting service for small business is just the start.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Only between the US and Canada for now. With very few exceptions, Grasshopper business texting works for toll-free and local numbers in both countries. Note that we can’t send texts from a toll-free number to a Canada number just yet, but we’re working on it. We’re also looking to add more countries, so stay tuned!
Nope. We’re all about being limitless, so send as many business SMS messages as you want.
Easy. Just log in to your online account, head to the Settings page, and add the feature. You can also call us at (800) 279-1455 if you’d like a hand.
Every text will show up in the Texts section of the Grasshopper apps. You can also enable push notifications so you’ll always know right when they arrive, just like you would with your personal text messages.
Yep, but there’s one restriction. Group texting for business only works if you are sending from a local Grasshopper number. It’s not possible yet from toll-free numbers. And just a heads up, everyone on the group message thread will see all the recipients’ numbers and all replies.
Yep, but there’s one restriction. Picture messaging (MMS) for business is not possible yet from toll-free numbers. But for any of our local numbers, you’re good to go!