SMS Appointment Reminders

Automatically send SMS text reminders to customers fast, ensuring meeting confirmations & the rescheduling process saving you money.

Send SMS Reminders to Increase Customer Engagement

In today’s fast-paced society, it can be challenging to keep track of everything going on. There’s a lot to keep track of, from work commitments to social engagements. Appointments are often one of the first things to fall by the wayside when our schedules fill up.

However, appointments are essential – both for businesses and for customers. That’s why SMS appointment reminders have become increasingly popular in recent years. By sending an SMS reminder to clients before their appointment, businesses can help ensure that appointments are kept and that customers remain happy.

What’s more, SMS reminders are a discreet way to jog customers’ memories, gently reminding them of their upcoming appointments without being intrusive. As a result, SMS appointment reminders are a vital tool for businesses in today’s society.


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What Can You Do with Our 2 Way SMS Services

When you combine our appointment reminders SMS broadcast software & API with these awesome features, anything is possible! Our automated SMS reminders service delivers the tools you need to boost company sales, revenue, customer engagement, and stay connected with your customers.

Short Code Texting Service

Send mass text messages to customers fast from a memorable 5-6 digit phone number.


Send cool pictures, emojis, GIFs, links to your website, and even audio messages.

Long Code Texting Service

Send text messages from a local phone number that your recipients will know and trust.

10DLC Capable

Get a new SMS long code solution for all of your U.S. A2P text messaging use cases.

SMS 2 Way

Engage customers by sending & receiving bulk SMS & create powerful conversations.

SMS Appointment Reminders

Reduce missed appointments by sending automated SMS reminders to your customers.

Schedule SMS

Schedule texting campaigns to be sent out at optimal times for higher conversions.

Two-Factor Authentication

Send text messages to users of your application, website, or software to ensure secure logins.


Automate your entire SMS campaign and the response customers receive after replying.

Opt Out Handling

Recipients can easily remove themselves from your SMS campaign with a click of a button.

Number Pooling

Use multiple phone numbers to deliver even more text messages to your entire contact list.

Detailed Reports

Get detailed reports on how many text messages are sent, plus more valuable data.

Why Send SMS Text Reminders?

Below are some of the many reasons why SMS reminders are great for business & why you should implementing them into your marketing strategy.

1. Save Time & Money

SMS reminders are an excellent way for companies to save money. Companies can ensure that more people will show up for their appointments by sending clients reminder texts. This means less time and money will be wasted on rescheduling appointments or dealing with no-shows. In addition, SMS reminders can help reduce the number of last-minute cancellations.

2. High Delivery & Visibility

In a world where every person has a cell phone, it’s not surprising that SMS messages are often the preferred form of communication. With such high open rates and quick responses time-wise (especially compared to email), recipients never have any worries about being overlooked or forgotten when communicating with someone via this short message service!

3. Easy to Use SMS Reminder Service

Get more done with SMS reminders & automation. All it takes is a few clicks of the mouse to create & schedule an SMS reminder campaign with our SMS broadcasting software and programmable SMS API.

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SMS Reminders

Schedule an SMS Appointment reminders with our easy to use SMS broadcasting service or programmable SMS API, without any hassle whatsoever!

Why Choose Esendex’s SMS Reminder Services?

We strive to be the best SMS text reminder service in the industry. Our trusted 2 SMS reminder gateway provides quality performance to drive your communication strategy. From integration to your first SMS campaign, we make the entire process uncomplicated.

1. World Class Support

Most SMS client reminder services don’t have active online support channels customers can speak to when they need it the most. That’s why we have 24/7, around the clock emergency support for our SMS reminder service.

  • Fast Response Times
  • Fast Troubleshooting
  • Chat, Email, & Phone Support

2. Global Texting SMS API

Our appointment reminders SMS messaging service enables you to leverage your business communication globally without any interruptions. Don’t worry about the distance! Get connectivity in more than 190 countries.

  • Tier 1 SMS Network
  • 99.9% Guaranteed Uptime

3. Government Level Security

Our SMS reminder texting service is 256 Bit Encrypted (typically only reserved for governments and militaries), SOC2 Type 2 Certified, HITRUST Certified. Hardware-based SMS servers are strategically located throughout the US-owned and operated by Esendex.

  • 256 Bit Encrypted
  • HITRUST Certified
  • SOC2 Certified

The Esendex Difference

Since the early 2000s, Esendex has been one of the industry’s most trusted SMS reminder providers. The truth is we do things differently. Our vision is to shape your connections to the world through reliable, usable, and adaptable Communication and Data APIs.

With our appointment reminder texts, you can send a personal message to customers, letting them know about their upcoming appointments. This is an efficient way of communicating with clients looking for more convenience in any industry setting – especially when it comes to checkups or treatments!

Not only does this help companies keep revenue from being lost during conversations, but it also drives traffic towards online scheduling systems where people choose what days & times they’d like to meet.

24/7 Support – Lowest Pricing Multiple – Service Channels

What Our Customers Have to Say

We’ve been rated 5 out 5 stars on Capterra, GetApp, Google and Facebook – based on 40+ reviews.

Text message reminders are a great way to keep your customers in the loop and remind them about their next appointment or delivery.
Check out some of our favorite examples!

Healthcare: Eye Doctor, Dentists, Hospitals, Chiropractors

“Hey [First Name], I hope you’re feeling well! Your appointment with Dr. Little is coming up on _____. Please call our office to cancel or reschedule. See you soon!”

Schools, Local Clubs, Groups

“Hi [First Name], it’s almost time for the big event! Make sure you come out and support us by attending the event this Friday. We’ll have everything you need to have a fun time.”

Postal Services

“Hi [First Name], we hope you’re enjoying your day. Your packages is arriving! We’ll leave them outside your office/home/apartment.”

Lawyers and Government

“Hi [First Name], This is just a reminder for your court appearance next Thursday. Please be there on time or face added fees.”

Retail and eCommerce

“Hey [FirstName], thanks a ton for your latest gaming console pre order. Your device will be available at the store first thing Tuesday!”

Utilities, Insurance, and Communication Companies

“Hi [First Name], hope you are doing well. Your policy has been emailed and needs to be paid by the end of the month so that it can cover your car! Thank You.”

Salons and Barbershops

“Hi [First Name], I hope you’re excited about your hair appointment tomorrow! See you soon! Please do your best to arrive on time. Thank you!”

Financial Institutions

“Hi [First Name], it’s almost time for your credit card payment. Please make the payment as soon as possible or there will be overdrawn fees charged on top! “

SMS Appointment Reminder FAQ

Get all of your SMS reminder questions answered here.

What is an appointment reminder text?

An appointment reminder text is a text sent to a client or patient to remind them of an upcoming appointment. This can be useful for easily forgotten appointments, such as annual physicals, dental cleanings, and much more!

How do you write an appointment reminder text message?

When sending an appointment reminder text message, it is essential to be professional and transparent. The message should include the date, time, and location of the appointment, as well as any other vital details.

It is also a good idea to include a link to the appointment or event so the customer can easily confirm or reschedule. Finally, sending the text message in advance is essential, so the customer has time to respond. By following these simple tips, you can ensure that your customers will never miss another appointment!

What is an SMS API used for?

Ease of use and reliability make text messaging APIs the ideal choice for managing important communication. An SMS API is used for security, critical communication, and customer care.

Does my business need to set up SMS appointment reminders?

YES! SMS appointment reminders are an excellent way for businesses to keep their clients up-to-date on upcoming appointments. By sending out reminders, businesses can help reduce no-shows and ensure that their clients are always aware of their upcoming appointments. Your business should set up SMS reminders.

How to send recurring text reminders?

You can send recurring text reminders to your clients in a few different ways. One way is to use a service like our programmable texting API. The other would be to use our SMS broadcasting software that doesn’t involve coding. Both services allow you to schedule SMS messages in advance and send them out automatically at the specified time.

How to send mass SMS reminders?

You can send mass text reminders to your clients in a few different ways. One way is to use a service like our programmable texting API. The other would be to use our SMS broadcasting software that doesn’t involve coding. Both services allow you to schedule SMS messages in advance and send them out automatically at the specified time.

How do you send HIPAA-compliant SMS text messages?

There are a few things to keep in mind when sending SMS text messages to clients to ensure that they are HIPAA-compliant. First, all SMS messages must be encrypted. This means the message should be converted into a code that the intended recipient can only decipher. There are many ways to encrypt SMS messages, so be sure to research the best option for your needs. Second, SMS messages should only be sent to clients who have permission to receive them. This means that you should have a way of tracking who has opted into receiving SMS messages from your practice.

Third, all SMS messages should be sent from a dedicated phone numbe Finally, all SMS messages should include a disclaimer that the message is intended for the recipient only and should not be shared with anyone else. This disclaimer will help protect the message’s confidentiality and ensure that it remains HIPAA-compliant. By following these simple guidelines, you can ensure that your SMS messages are HIPAA-compliant and that your clients’ privacy is protected.

What Happens If Someone Replies to an Appointment Reminder Text?

If someone replies to an appointment reminder text, they will receive a confirmation message that their reply has been received. Depending on the appointment reminder service, they may receive additional information about their appointments, such as directions or a rescheduled link. If the person does not have a valid phone number or the appointment reminder service is not set up to send replies, the reply will not be received.

Let’s start sending, together.