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  1. Recipients - Messages can be sent to a mobile worker (ex. a CHW) or a phone number stored in a case (ex. the beneficiary)
  2. Timed and Conditional Messages -  Messages can be controlled and scheduled based on the state of a case (ex. the delivery date or whether a mother is high risk)
  3. Message Schedules: Multiple messages can be sent out on a schedule and repeated (ex. a weekly set of reminders for drug adherence).  
  4. Simple Message - A simple text message can be sent that references information in the case (ex. the case's name)
  5. Interactive Survey - An interactive SMS survey (based on a form designed in CommCareHQ).  This can be used to update or close a particular case
  6. Incoming Keywords -  A user can initiate interaction with the system (ex. requesting a counselling message) by sending a message to the system  

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titleSpecial note about SMS in India

In order to send SMS to an Indian number, that number may need to opt-in to receive SMS. It's a best practice to have each Indian number you want to send sms to follow the opt-in process. Details can be found here: SMS In India

Setup Your Project

  1. Set a Time Zone: Since many reminders are sent at a specific time, its important to specify the time zone for your project.  This can be done through Time Zone Settings.

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