With Burst SMS and Zapier you are able to configure automated workflows to trigger SMS alerts from messages and mentions in Slack.


What do I need to get started?


1. A Burst SMS Free Trial - Register


2. A Zapier Free Account - Register


3. Administrator access to your Slack instance.


4. Your Burst SMS API Key and Secret to connect your Zaps. This can be obtained from your Burst SMS Account. - Settings


Trigger SMS by sending messages in a Slack channel


With this automation, you can now notify yourself, team members or colleagues whenever a message is posted in a particular Slack channel.


When you or your colleague posts a message on a specific Slack channel of your choice, Burst SMS will automatically send an SMS alert to them. This helps them stay on top of important discussions and urgent issues, like server outages.


Click here to use the template to create a Zap to trigger an outbound SMS whenever a message is posted in a particular Slack channel.


Trigger SMS using mentions in a Slack channel


With this automation, you can start sending SMS alerts to your colleagues via Slack.


When you or your colleague mentions another user on a specific Slack channel of your choice, Burst SMS will automatically send an SMS alert to them. This helps them stay on top of important discussions and urgent issues, like server outages.

 

Click here to use the template to create a Zap to trigger an outbound SMS whenever a user or group is @ mentioned in Slack.