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titleThis feature requires a CommCare Software Plan

This feature (Messaging) is only available to CommCare users with a Standard Plan or higher. For more details, see the CommCare Software Plan page.


Starter Applications and Tutorials

  • Messaging Beginner Tutorial: This builds a basic application that sends reminder messages to pregnant women and health workers
  • SMS Survey Tutorial: This adds to the beginner tutorial and sets up a two-way SMS survey to each pregnant woman
  • Keywords Tutorial: This allows you to setup a basic data collection system using SMS keywords



Registering Contacts

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Contact Registration
Contact Registration

Create an SMS Survey


System Setup

Setting Up Reminders





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Broadcast Messages

Broadcast Messaging: CommCare Messaging supports sending out timed messages or SMS surveys to groups of users (mobile workers or cases).


Data and Reports

Messaging provides a set of reports and tools to manage your project data.

  1. Overview Report: This provides an overall view of the SMS activity of your project, including message breakdowns by type (keyword, reminders, etc.) and by user type (case, mobile worker).  
  2. User Summary Report: This provides a summary of the SMS users for your project, including the average messages per user and the number of active users. 
  3. Data: Information on exporting messaging data and viewing message logs.  

Troubleshooting and Best Practices

  1. Best Practices
  2. Messaging Troubleshooting

SMS Testing and Troubleshooting

Learn More


  • Case Studies