Example: Send text message

Sends a text message to a device in a vehicle

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Send message


This example demonstrates how to send the three different types of text messages.

Work flow
Vehicles which are equipped with Garmin devices can received text messages from users of Geotab. There are three types of text messages which can be sent:

  1. Basic: Simple text based messaging
  2. Canned Response: Text message with responses such as "Yes, No, Maybe"
  3. Location: Text message with integrated location used for routing and dispatch

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