It’s easy to add phone numbers manually from any data set in just two steps…
Step1: Export Contacts to a Spreadsheet
Most databases will allow you to export your customer database into a spreadsheet. The key is to make sure that your list of phone numbers are all in one column as shown below:
Here are a few common ways to export a spreadsheet of contacts, but check your database’s support pages from more/up-to-date instructions on how to export contacts.
Step 2: Copy and Paste
Select the entire column of phone numbers in your spreadsheet and copy them:
Navigate to the manual entry field and paste the numbers in:
Check the box that the contacts agreed to receive text messages from you and save*
*IMPORTANT: Your contacts must agree to be contacted by you via text before you add them to your list. Otherwise these can be considered as “spam” texts and are a violation of your terms and service, which may affect your account’s ability to send texts..
Those numbers are now in your subscriber list.