Developer friendly, rich media programmable MMS & SMS. Send GIFs, images, audio and even video to U.S. and Canadian numbers.

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Send MMS with the Telnyx Messaging API

MMS messages are great for creating high engagement customer experiences with rich media. Our award-winning, developer friendly API allows you to send MMS messages to any U.S. or Canada handset from a shortcode, 10DLC or Toll-Free number.

Supported number types for MMS are long code including 10DLC, toll-free and short code numbers.


Improve MMS delivery with smart features

Developer-friendly programmable Messaging API that has built-in compliance, speed, scale and flexibility.

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    Geomatch for MMS

    Send multimedia messages from the same local area code as the recipient to increase trust.

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    Sticky Sender

    If you’re using multiple numbers, ensure that individual customers receive messages from the same number.

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    Automatic opt-outs

    If a customer replies to a GIF, image, audio or other message with a “stop word” message (e.g. STOP), Telnyx will automatically unsubscribe them from future sends.

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    Use existing numbers

    Using our Hosted SMS or FastPort service (with real-time CSR validation), you can migrate pre-existing numbers to Telnyx for multimedia messaging.

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    Transparent delivery reports

    Telnyx’s MMS Messaging API comes with a variety of reports and a debugging tool to help you understand delivery receipts and errors in more detail than the competition.

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    Message queuing

    Our automated message queuing is set based on your account limits and the latest industry standards, ensuring maximum throughput without compromising delivery or compliance.


High engagement MMS

Achieve higher clickthrough, re-sharing and engagement with rich media.


Better engagement than SMS

Developer-friendly, scalable API

Among SMS API providers, Telnyx consistently wins awards for its results and ease-of-use. We take care of the details as you scale, so you don’t have to.


Ranked API for Results and Ease of Use

MMS API example in Telnyx portal

Start building

Our code is your code.

curl -X POST "" \
  -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY" \
  -d '{
    "from": "+13125550001",
    "to": "+13129450002",
    "subject": "Picture",
    "text": "Hello, world!",
    "media_urls" : [
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    API overview: Messaging

    Want to send images, audio, video or even GIFs to customers? Check out our API here.

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    Tutorial: Send an MMS or SMS with Telnyx API

    Learn how to send multimedia messages as well as SMS via the Telnyx Messaging API

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    MMS sending and receiving tutorials & overviews

    Want to send multimedia messages via the Telnyx API? Or find out what kind of files you can send in the first place? Check out our support documents.

See our MMS Messaging pricing

Customers typically save 30% by switching to Telnyx for Messaging, with lower list pricing and automatic volume discounts.

Starting at:


Per message

Rich experiences via multimedia messages

The communication with the Telnyx support team was much faster and more transparent than we’d seen with other providers … and we didn’t have to pay extra for this either.
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The difference between the two is that SMS can send text and emojis, while MMS can include media like GIFs, images, audio and video