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FREE SMS 8 plugin is a WordPress plugin that allows you to send SMS notifications to your customers instantly when they place an order on your WooCommerce store Throughout the buying process, you can keep them informed and engaged.

How to Send SMS Messages to Your WordPress Users using own mobile phone & number


Message with an authorization code
Order status notification
Payment notification
Delivery Status Notification
Notification of new products, discounts and promotions
Integration options
Sending SMS , GROUP SMS , BULK SMS , AUTO REPLAY , scheduling sms


Step #1: Get your account on SMS8. Our system comes with a FREE Plan for your business.
Step #2: Download and install the android APP on your phone and sign in using your QR CODE .gets you ready to send SMS.
Step #3: Download and install SMS8 PLUGIN .
Step #4: Start sending your first text marketing campaign. With SMS8, you can compose


The plugin is developed and maintained by sms8io. For any inquiries or support, please contact us at


We welcome contributions to the plugin. If you have any suggestions, feature requests, or bug reports, please submit them to the GitHub repository:

License is licensed under the GNU General Public License v2 or later.


  1. Upload the sms8-io folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Navigate to WooCommerce > Settings > to configure the plugin settings.


How do I obtain my device ID and API key?

To obtain your device ID and API key, please visit the website and sign up for an account. Once you have registered, you can find your device ID and API key in your account settings.

Is there any cost using ?

SMS has a Free Plan that covers the needs of most of the merchats. If your requirements are higher, you can upgrade to one of our Premium Plans.
An additional cost would be the SMS Plan from your Network Provider, which often includes unlimited SMS messages.

Is their setup fee ? SMS Gateway SMS8

No, we do not have any setup fee.

How much is one SMS ?

Our service does not charge for SMS.
Utilize your network provider’s unlimited sms plan, cheap and cost-effective solution for marketing, bulk sms and projects in your country.

What are the minimum requirements for the mobile in order to run the gateway?

SMS8 gateway application can run on any of the following Android verions: KitKat, Oreo, Lollipop, Pie, Marshmallow, 10, Nougat. Be sure you mobile device uses on of the listed versions.

Why should I tie the phone to the service?

A phone is needed for sending SMS via it (your SIM – your number).

Can I customize the SMS messages sent to customers?

Yes, you can customize the email templates for each trigger. Use the available variables to personalize the messages, such as the client name.


Ogwekkuminogumu (Museenene) 1, 2023
The FREE unlimited SMS gateway feature is a godsend, allowing me to effortlessly send important updates, promotions, and order confirmations directly to my clients’ phones with no cost. The ease of integration with WooCommerce is unparalleled, streamlining the entire process and saving me precious time. The compatibility with Google Sheets takes it to a whole new level, making data management a breeze. I can seamlessly organize and send SMS campaigns right from my trusted spreadsheets. It’s like having a personal assistant dedicated to client communication.
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  • Initial release.