Best SMS API providers to send SMS in India

Best SMS API providers to send SMS in India

Today, you can see lots of websites are using SMS sending feature. Did you ever think, how those websites send SMS from?

Before going further, let’s know how websites send SMS.

There are SMS API providers exists who can provide you API that you can use to send SMS through their server through their API. All, you need is to do is just write code to request the API provider server.

Even if you are using a popular CMS like WordPress or plugin like WooCommerce, then there are lots of plugins or extensions available. So even you don’t need to write code to enable SMS sending features if you are using those extensions.

Now let me introduced to best SMS API providers that you can use to send SMS all over India. Below is the list of those providers with short descriptions:

Textlocal India

Textlocal is one of the great SMS providers that allow you to send SMS all over India using their API. It is very easy for a developer to use their SMS API. Also, there are WooCommerce and other types of extensions available that use this SMS API to send SMS.

Textlocal India WooCommerce SMS Notifications Plugin Pro is the best Textlocal SMS extension to send SMS from your WooCommerce store. Using this plugin, you don’t have to write any code. All you need to do is just configure the plugin in plugin options page and it will start working immediately.


MSG91 is my favorite SMS API provider for sending SMS all over India. The MSG91 API is also easy to use. Even this API providers also support in many other countries. So it is also a great provider to send SMS internationally.

Even this API has extensions for WordPress, Magento, OpenCart, WooCommerce and many other platforms.

MSG91 come with both transactional and promotional SMS as well as sends OTP SMS. So you are getting a wide range of features from this SMS API provider.


Twilio is an SMS API providers that will let you send SMS to several countries as well as India. Along with normal SMS text, Twilio also provide phone verification feature two prevent fraud through SMS.

If you are a developer then you can use their API to send SMS. Also, if you are using a CMS or any other open-source script then there are extensions for most of those PHP CMS and scripts.

Send SMS to Customers with WooCommerce Twilio SMS Notification Plugin


Another great SMS API provider for India is 2FACTOR. Using there API, you can send One Time Passwords (OTP), Transactional SMS and Promotional SMS. The delivery time of sending SMS is very short. Your OTP will be sent only within 2 to 6 seconds.


Not only within India, but Nexmo also allows sending SMS to a wide range of countries. The SMS delivery time of Nexmo is amazing. Also, Nexmo has extensions for Magento, WooCommerce and some other open-source application.

Nexmo WooCommerce SMS Plugin – Send SMS From Your Store

I hope this post will be helpful to you to choose the perfect SMS API for your website or application. If you heard about any other SMS provider than you can let me know.

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