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TelQ SMS testing tool features allows you to verify, monitor and improve the quality of delivery of your supplier's SMS routes.

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TelQ SMS testing tool features

Fake DLR detection

Send test SMS to our test numbers and check whether they are being delivered.

Sender ID

Check which sender ID your messages are being delivered from.


Verify the content of delivered test SMS.


Check which SMSC your test SMS is being delivered from.


Check if your providers support mobile network portability.

Data coding

Specify the data coding manually and check whether they are being delivered correctly.

Test scheduling

Schedule your tests and automate the quality-monitoring process.


Send test SMS with custom UDH and check whether they are being delivered correctly.

API integration

Use SMPP or REST API to integrate directly with your system.


Test how long it really takes to deliver test SMS to our SMS testing node.


You can check if concatenation is supported correctly by your supplier.


Get raw PDU of delivered SMS test message.


Use different TON/NPI settings when sending tests via SMPP.


Use custom TLV parameters to easily route your traffic to the correct suppliers.


Create reusable template test cases to speed up the testing process.

Customizable TTL

Have an escalation you need to resolve quickly? Customize the TTL value and get your final test result faster.

Deputy accounts

Delegate subaccount management, invoices and payments to your colleagues by changing their account to deputy.

Dynamic test ID text

Want to get the most accurate results with only one test? Modify the ID icon and create content identical to live traffic.

What do you get with our SMS testing tool features?

Custom templates

If you frequently send tests with a particular sender ID or content, you can save them as a template for future use. You can also upload your templates from excel or use existing standard templates that we created.

Sender ID
Create reusable custom sender ID templates.
Create reusable custom content templates.

Test real SMS delivery

Send test SMS to our local mobile handset test numbers and check if they are being delivered. Compare the real receipt status from our handset with the delivery report of your supplier to identify fake DLRs and ensure optimal routing of your Bulk SMS traffic…

Fake DLR detection

Identify fake DLRs by comparing the SMPP status with the receipt status from our testing node.

Features issue detection

If your test SMS is delivered, but the Sender ID or content is replaced, you will be notified.

Real SMS delivery - SMS testing platform features

Content validity testing

You will be provided with a comparison of the text delivered and the text sent. This allows you to select the bulk SMS route that delivers content most reliably.

Delivered content

Check what content your test SMS are being delivered with.

Modification alerts

Get notified if the content gets modified.

SMS content validity

Sender ID testing

Check the real SMS sender ID features of your routes and what is actually being delivered on our local mobile test numbers.

Delivered Sender ID

Check which sender ID your SMS are being delivered from.

Modification alerts

Get notified if your sender ID gets modified.

Sender ID SMS testing platform features


Once the test SMS is delivered to our test number, we provide you with raw PDU data of the received message. PDU provides you with the full technical details of the delivered message for advanced analysis. For example, PDU allows you to decode the UDH settings of a delivered test.

Raw Data
Get raw PDU data of delivered test messages.

Deep analysis
PDU allows you to retrieve all the technical details.

SMSC verification

We can retrieve the SMSC information once your SMS test message reaches our testing node. This information can help you to determine the route type and potentially also the original provider of the route.

SMSC number

We provide the exact SMSC number the SMS was sent from.


SMSC owner

We perform an SMSC lookup and try to determine the SMSC owner.

SMSC verification

Latency testing

You can check the latency between the message being sent and the message being delivered to our testing device. You can also compare it to the DLR delay provided by your supplier.

Handset delivery delays

Check how long it actually takes to deliver SMS to the handset.

DLR speed

Compare receipt status delays to DLR status delays.

SMS latency

MNP support testing

Besides standard test numbers, we also allow our customers to send messages to the numbers that have been ported. This allows them to check if their supplier can also deliver SMS to ported numbers.

Ported numbers

Check if your providers support mobile network portability.

Standard numbers

Compare delivery results to ported and non-ported numbers.

MNP portability testing

TON/NPI and Data Coding

If you would like to use more advanced settings, we’ve got you covered. Pick a custom TON/NPI and Protocol ID as well as Data Coding settings when sending messages with SMPP protocol.


Use custom TON/NPI settings for your sender ID.

Data coding

Use custom data coding for your content.



UDH settings allow you to test the advanced functionality of your supplier’s SMSC, such as the support of silent SMS used by Apple and some other companies. Send test SMS with custom UDH and decode the results from the PDU.

Custom UDH
Send test messages with custom UDH settings.

Decode from PDU
Check which UDH delivers by decoding raw PDU data.

Test scheduling

You can schedule tests to be sent in intervals and receive custom alerts if certain delivery criteria are met or not met. Test scheduling allows you to automate quality monitoring of critically important routes.

Schedule tests
Schedule predefined tests at regular intervals.

Receive alerts
Get alerts if tests do not deliver or some other criteria are not met.
SMS testing scheduler

Customizable TTL

Time to Live or TTL is a value that will help you indicate to our platform how long you are willing to wait for the final test result. It can help you quickly resolve escalations from your clients.

Batch and Account TTL

Set the TTL value on a batch level or for all accounts across your organization.

Time range

The default TTL is 60 minutes. You can set this value from 5 minutes to 12 hours.


Deputy accounts

Main account privileges can be shared with your colleagues by turning their subaccount into a deputy one.  Share sub-account management, invoices and payments with your colleagues and delegate tasks across your team.

Higher visibility

Have visibility of all tests, templates and sub-account activities.


Dynamic Test ID Text

Send test messages that look identical to your live traffic by modifying the Test ID Text value to blend in your content. You can change this value to alpha, alphanumeric, numeric and WhatsApp code, select your case (upper, lower or mixed) and any length from 4 up to 20 characters.

Default ID

Save time and effort by setting a default ID value for your own account.



Live number testing explainer video

Explore the main functionality of live number testing. Learn how to send test SMS from our SMS quality testing tool.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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