Setting up Thinq.io SMS with the Vodia phone system

Hamlet Collado
Marketing & Sales at Vodia Networks

Setting thinq.io SMS on the Vodia phone system isn't that difficult however we will need to set up a few configurations in the thinq.io  user portal 

Configure your thingq.io number to use SMS

 

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Setting up IP Allow List

In this section, you will need to add your Vodia phone system IP address under Messaging

 

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Setting up inbound and outbound messaging URL 

  • Outbound Messages settings: Enter your  DNS for example https://YourDNS/recvsms 
  • Chose "JSON"

 

  • Inbound Messages Messages settings: Enter your DNS for example https://YourDNS/recvsms 
  • Choose "URL"

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API

Thinq API is found below called "Tokens" please check the following example below. Once you have created your API tokens

once created you should see the Token user and Token key itself. You will need this information for the Vodia phone system. 

 

 

 

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User profile

Thinq user profile information is needed as the "Account id" Is not shown with the API 

Write your "Account ID" number as we will use this on the Vodia phone system 

 

 

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Phone System SMS Settings

Navigate to your Vodia phone system "System Level"  then go to "Messaging" -- Notifications 

  • Provider :Thinq
  • Username or account: Thinq user account foun in user profile 
  • Application ID:  User Token user from API list
  • Text messaging enabled for domains by default "optional" 
  • URL Prefix: recvsms
  • Address for pulling MMS content: https://YourDNS
  • Default ANI for sending SMS messages:  Thinq phone number configured for SMS 

Once these credentials are entered into the Vodia Phone system, we will need to assign the SMS number to a user for example 

Under the extension "ANI for SMS" must use the sms number programmed on thinq. This has to been done for all the users in the tenant but the SMS number cannot be the same, SMS work individually just like the smart phones work ;) 

 

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Testing it all out 

Navigate to your Vodia user portal, dial a number in your home page and press the MSG icon to send an SMS to a celluar users 

 

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