Outlook 2007 SMS setup

Please follow these simple steps to configure Microsoft Outlook 2007 to send SMS messages via TMS.

  1. Register a free TMS account if you haven't already done so, and open Microsoft Outlook 2007.
  2. In Outlook, click on "Tools" in the main menu bar, and then click on "Account Settings...".
    Outlook 2007 OMS setup step 1
    A dialog window called "Account Setings" will appear.
  3. In the "Account Settings" dialog window, click on the "New..." button.
    Outlook 2007 OMS setup step 2
    A window named "Add New E-mail Account" will appear.
  4. Select the "Other" radio button option, and make sure that "Outlook Mobile Service (Text Messaging)" is selected from the list box below the "Other" option.
    Outlook 2007 OMS setup step 3
    Click the "Next" button to continue.
  5. Now you need to fill in your TMS account details.

    In the "Web Service Address" field, type: https://tms.flashmedia.co.za/oms

    Enter your TMS account username in the "User ID" field, and your TMS account password in the "Password" field.
    Outlook 2007 OMS setup step 4
    (Optional) Click the "Test Account Settings..." button to verify that everything was entered correctly. This will also allow you to send a test SMS to your mobile phone, if you wish.

    Click the "OK" button to continue.
  6. On the next screen, click the "Finish" button to complete the process.
    Outlook 2007 OMS setup step 5
    Note that you might need to restart Outlook for these changes to take effect.

Sending an SMS

For detailed, step-by-step information on how to send SMS messages using Outlook, please refer to the official Microsoft Office Outlook documentation: