Integrate ClickSend SMS with PDFMonkey

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About ClickSend SMS

ClickSend is a cloud-based service that allows you to send and receive SMS, Email, Voice, Fax, and Letters to and from anywhere in the globe.

About PDFMonkey

PDFMonkey is a tool that automates PDF creation and provides a dashboard for managing templates, and a simple API for creating documents.

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  • Triggers
  • New Incoming SMS

    Triggers when a new incoming sms is received.

  • Document Generated

    Triggers when a document's generation is complete and successful.

  • Actions
  • Create Contact

    Creates a new contact in a list.

  • Create Contact List

    Creates a new contact list.

  • Delete Contact

    Delete specific contact from list based on the contact ID.

  • Delete Contact List

    Delete a specific contact list.

  • Send Fax

    Sends a new fax.

  • Send MMS

    Send a new MMS.

  • Send Post Letter

    Sends an A4 PDF document via the post. The PDF is printed, folded, inserted into an envelope and posted to any address globally.

  • Send Postcard

    Sends a postcard via the post. The PDF is printed and delivered to any address globally.

  • Send SMS

    Sends a new SMS.

  • Send SMS to Contact List

    Sends a new SMS to a list of contacts.

  • Send Voice

    Send a Voice Text-to-speech message to a mobile phone or landline.

  • Find Document

    Find a document in PDFMonkey.

  • Generate Document

    Generate a new document

How ClickSend SMS & PDFMonkey Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose ClickSend SMS as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick PDFMonkey as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from ClickSend SMS to PDFMonkey.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of ClickSend SMS and PDFMonkey


SMS has been widely used by the people to communicate with each other. The usage of SMS for communication is not limited to mobile phones only, but it can be accessed through desktops as well. This is possible using ClickSend SMS and PDFMonkey combination. ClickSend SMS provides the facility to users to send SMS from their computers and PDFMonkey provides the facility to send the content of any file as an SMS. This integration can be very useful in many ways. For example, a company can use it to send their promotional offers or share the details of their new product launch with their customer by sending messages directly on their mobile phone.

What is ClickSend SMS?

ClickSend SMS is a service that enables its users to send bulk text messages from computers having Windows operating system. This service can be used by anyone who wants to send bulk SMS from their computer. ClickSend SMS allows its users to choose any country code from its list of supported countries and send any number of messages at a time. It also provides different plans for the customers based on the number of messages they need to send every month. It also offers its customers the option to add graphics in their messages. Apart from that, it allows them to schedule their messages for later delivery. All these features make ClickSend SMS a very efficient top for individuals and companies to send text messages.

What is PDFMonkey?

PDFMonkey is a platform that enables its users to merge their PDF files with their SMS messages and send them directly on their recipients’ mobile phones. PDFMonkey is compatible with all major mobile phone carriers and all major mobile phone brands. PDFMonkey makes it easy for individuals and companies to share important information with their customers in a convenient manner. It also helps them to reach out to a large number of people at one time and save a lot of time in doing so. The users of PDFMonkey can also schedule their messages for future delivery. This feature makes it easier for them to plan their marketing campaigns and get better results from them.

Integration of ClickSend SMS and PDFMonkey

The integration of ClickSend SMS and PDFMonkey makes it easier for people to send important documents as SMS on the mobile phones of their recipients. This integration can be achieved using different methods depending upon the preferences of users. For example, if a user has a website where he has added a contact form, then he can use the fplowing instructions to integrate these two services:

Step 1. Sign up for both ClickSend SMS and PDFMonkey services by filling up the registration forms on their websites.

Step 2. Install the ClickSend SMS software on your computer after completing the registration process. You can download this software from Make sure you install the software before signing up for the service because you will not be able to sign up without installing the software first. Also, make sure you are connected to internet while installing the software. When you install the software successfully, you will see a window like this:Step 3. Sign up for PDFMonkey service by going to Fill up all the details in the form and click on “Submit” button when you are done. When you are done signing up, you will get an email that contains an activation link in it. Click on that activation link to continue with your registration process:Once you click on the activation link in your email, you will be asked to create a password before you sign up for the PDFMonkey service, like this:Step 4. After choosing your password, click on “Create Account” button and your account will be activated successfully:Step 5. Now, go back to your PDFMonkey email account and click on the link that says “Activate Account” in it:Step 6. You will be taken to this page when you click on the link mentioned above:Step 7. Scrpl down this page until you see “ClickSend Sender ID” field and enter “2” in it:Step 8. Once you enter your ClickSend Sender ID in this field, click on “Activate Your Sender ID” button and your sender ID will be activated successfully like this:Step 9. Now, copy the sender ID that appears above and paste it in “ClickSend Sender ID” field by going back to your ClickSend Sender account page and fill up all other details that appear in that page. Make sure you note down your sender ID somewhere so that you do not forget it later on. Also, make sure you have installed your ClickSend Sender application before going back to your ClickSend Sender account page because you will not be able to activate your sender ID without installing it first. After filling up all the details, click on “Save Information” button like this:Step 10. Now, return back to your PDFMonkey account page and click on “Scheduler” link. You will be taken to this page when you click on the link:Step 11. On this page, enter all the details about your text message in the fields provided there. These fields include message body, subject, message priority, subjects, URL and more like this.Step 12. Let us say you want to share an image file named “sample_image” with your recipient via an SMS. You can upload this image file from your computer or server under /images directory using FileZilla FTP Client by fplowing these steps. ~~Login to FileZilla FTP Server~~ ~~Select /images directory~~ ~~Download sample_image file from your computer or server~~ ~~Upload sample_image file into /images directory~~ ~~Logout from FileZilla FTP server~~ ~~Return back to PDFMonkey Scheduler page~~ ~~Click on “Upload File” button at the bottom of this page~~ ~~Choose “sample_image” file from /images directory~~ ~~Click on “Upload File” button at the bottom of this page again~~ ~~Make sure you choose “Sample Image” file from /images directory~~ ~~Enter sample_image file name in “File Description” field in this page if you want and click on “Save Item” button at the bottom of this page~~ ~~Now, browse through some pages on website till you receive an email on your email address that looks like this. ~~~Subject line . Your File @ Attachment . sample_image Message . File uploaded successfully! Thank you!~ ~~~This means that your image file has been uploaded successfully into PDFMonkey server and is ready for scheduling~~~ ~~~It takes around 10 minutes for an image file to be uploaded completely onto PDFMonkey server~~~ Step 13. Now, go back to your Scheduler page by clicking on “Scheduler” link again and enter all the details about an event that needs to happen when someone clicks on a download link of an image file hosted under /images directory like this. ~~~Enter event start time (DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM AM. in “Event Start Time” field~ ~~~Enter event end time (DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM AM. in “Event End Time” field~ ~~~Enter event name in “Event Name” field~ ~~~Choose either “Image Viewer” or “URL Viewer” in “Event Type” field~ ~~~Choose appropriate event trigger (In Fpders or Links clicked. in “Event Triggering Type” field~ ~~~Enter /images directory path in “Event Link Path” field~ ~~~Enter sample_image filename in “Image Link Path” field~ ~~~Enter sample_image filename extension (.jpg .gif .pdf .png .bmp. in “Image Extension” field~ ~~~Enter sample_image file size (in bytes. in “Image Size (Bytes)” field if necessary like this. 102400″ ~~~~After entering details about this event into Scheduler page, click on “Save Event” button at the bottom of this page like this. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~Note down event ID number appearing below Schedule Item title bar somewhere because you will need it later on~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Step 14

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Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on March 29,2023 02:06 pm