Navigate: Sending group text messages

How to send group text messages in Navigate.

How to send a group text message via Student Lists

First, you will need to create a student list: Navigate: Creating Student Lists

Access your previously created student lists by clicking on the 'Lists & Searches' Icon.

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Click the student list in which you would like to send a message. You can then select all students within the list by selecting ALL, or individually choose the ones who should receive a text by checking the box next to their names. If this is a long list of students, be sure to select all Items, or the message will only be sent to the first 100 students. 

If you would like the student to be able to respond to your message, you must select less than 100 recipients.

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After you have selected the students you wish to contact, click to expand the actions menu. Select Send Message.

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The messaging box will appear, click the 'Send Text' tab. Enter text you would like to send the student and hit 'Send Message'. You are limited to 160 characters. As text messages are sent from a pool of random 10-digit numbers through Navigate, we strongly encourage you to identify yourself in the message.

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How to send a group text message via Advanced Search

First, look at the left of your screen and click the Advanced Search (Navigate: Using Advanced Search) tool in Navigate.

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Use the filters within the Advanced Search (Navigate: Using Advanced Search) to narrow down your student lists. Always select the current term under "Enrollment History" to make sure you are only looking at current students. Once you have selected your parameters, click 'Search." From the results screen, you can then select all students in order to send a mass message or choose from the listed students.

If this is a long list of students, be sure to select all Items, or the message will only be sent to the first 100 students.

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Click the Actions menu, and select Send Message.

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The messaging box will appear, click the 'Send Text' tab. Enter text you would like to send the student and hit 'Send Message'. You are limited to 160 characters. As text messages are sent from a pool of random 10-digit numbers through Navigate, we strongly encourage you to identify yourself in the message.

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Keywords:Navigate Group Text Messaging   Doc ID:110984
Owner:Jamie S.Group:UW-La Crosse
Created:2021-05-21 15:33 CSTUpdated:2021-06-22 12:24 CST
Sites:UW-La Crosse
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