Staffers, coordinators, and admins can send broadcast messages to a list of users. Broadcast messages can be sent via email and/or SMS.
For SMS broadcast messages you need an SMS gateway with SMS credit established before messages can be sent.
To send a Broadcast Message:
- Click Broadcasts menu.
- Click Send Broadcast.
- Select a Medium from the drop down list:
- SMS preferred: will try to send a SMS and then an email, if unsuccessful.
- Email preferred: will try to send an email and then an SMS if unsuccessful.
- SMS only: will send only SMS.
- Email only: will send only email.
- Both SMS and Email: will send both SMS and email.
- Select Recipients.
- All users in mission: will send to all users in current mission.
- All enumerators in mission: will send to all enumerators in current mission.
- Specif users/groups in mission: type the name of the users and/or groups you want to send to.
- Type a Subject.
- Type your broadcast Message.
- Click Send.