Sending SMS on Vodia User Portal with Bandwidth V.2 Messaging

Hamlet Collado
Marketing & Sales at Vodia Networks

Bandwidth version 1 has been discontinued please watch the video below to learn how to use Bandwidth V2 with Vodia PBX 





Bandwidth version 1 has been discontinued


Sending and receiving text messages globally with V.2  Bandwidth API is now possible on the Vodia PBX user portal 

To get started you'll need to set up a Bandwidth account for messaging.  You will need to ask for SMS messaging on V1 in order for SMS to work on the Vodia user portal 

Follow these steps to set up your Bandwidth Application.  Note: the URL for the bandwidth messaging should be


Purchase a Bandwidth Number


Create a Bandwidth Application 

  • Name Your application
  • Add your Messaging callback URL example http://yourpbx/recvsms
  • Create 


Assign a number to your application

  • Click your new application
  • Under associated number, click on the + button to assign your new number



Bandwidth Account info "Make sure your account has admin access" Otherwise you will not be able to see the API token and API secret. 

Vodia PBX will need to know the following information in order to get the SMS to work properly. 

  • User ID 
  • API Token
  • API Secret

In order to get this information from your Bandwidth Account, you will need to click on Account


Copy your "User ID" you will need later. 

  • Click on API Token and create a new one. 

Save your API Token and API Secret, you will need this for the Vodia PBX. 



Vodia Messaging Feature

Navigate to your Admin --- Messaging and Notification 

Under Text Messaging

  • Choose provider  (Bandwidth) as the provider
  • User Account: Bandwidth 7 Digit Account 
  • Application Token: 
  • Application ID: Found in Application Tab 
  • Application Secret : Check API credentials
  • URL prefix for receiving messages: Recvsms
  • Address for pulling MMS content:
  • Default ANI for sending SMS messages: Bandwidth enabled SMS number

User portal and SMS

Make sure you're running the latest Vodia PBX.  Here's a link to the latest build

Log into your user portal and type in a cell phone number under the home screen and click the message icon. 



You will be presented with the chat window. Type in your SMS message and press enter on your keyboard. 





Tune in for our next Blog on Incoming SMS on the Vodia PBX.