Domain Monitor Help guide

SMS Alerts

SMS alerts are a great way to receive vital domain expiry notifications and website down alerts directly to your mobile phone. Our SMS alerting is available for our Pro users on the Pro plan.

Setting up SMS alerts

In order to make sure that your SMS alerts work correctly you'll first need to subscribe to one of our Pro plans, you can take a look at our pricing page for the most up-to-date pricing on these plans.

Next, follow the steps below to configure your mobile number and alerts:

  1. Log in to your account
  2. Tap your name in the top right (you might need to open the menu first if on a mobile)
  3. Head to your profile
  4. Next, head to the Notification Preferences section and find the section called "SMS Notification Contact"

You'll then need to provide us with your mobile number, this must:

  • not contain any spaces or special characters
  • not be longer than 15 characters
  • not contain a leading plus symbol

Your number should be in the international format for your country, here's some examples:

Invalid

07868 998876

Valid

447868998876

Enabling your notification types

Once you've got a valid number configured and are part of our Pro plan you'll then need to enable the SMS notification types that you'd like to receive notifications for.

By default, all of the SMS types are disabled, this is because sending an SMS will incur a credit deduction from your total SMS allowance and you may only wish to receive a certain type.

  1. Log in to your account
  2. Tap your name in the top right (you might need to open the menu first if on a mobile)
  3. Head to your profile
  4. Next, head to the Notification Preferences section and find the section called "Notification Types"

I've ran out of SMS alerts

Under the "SMS Notification Contact" section you'll be able to see the current amount of SMS alerts you have left. We'll automatically check your allowance at the start of each month and if you've used up all of your alerts we'll reset your allowance back to the maximum available for the plan you're subscribed to.

I'd like to buy more SMS alerts

Unlike popular services such as Uptime Robot which give you a defined number of credits when you subscribe, these SMS alerts won't renew each month. Our platform will automatically assign you your credits again once you've used them all, this check happens once a month but if you'd like more credits sooner, get in touch with us and we'll sort this out.

I no longer want SMS alerts

If you want to stop receiving SMS alerts, you can either disable your SMS notification types of remove your mobile number from your account.

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