Clickatel SMS installation

1. Log in to Site Admin
2. Go to Plugins
3. Click on Get More Plugins. Install Clicktel Plugin.

Configure the Clickatel Gateway account

1. Create a Clickatel account at
2. Log in to your account.
3. Click on Manage My Products.
4. Add a new connection of type HTTP.

You now have one-way SMS. You can send notifications from the GpsGate Server to mobile phones.

If you want to use SMS for GPS device management and receive position reports over SMS from GPS devices you need 2-way Messaging. Follow those optional steps:

1. Order an MO number from Clickatel. It takes a couple of days for them to set up.
2. Go to Manage My Products. Click on 2-way Messaging
3. Click on Edit for your new MO Number.
4. Set Reply Path to HTTP GET
5. Set Target Address to


NOTE! If you specify a Route Label the incoming URL will change to:

6. Click Commit to save.

You need to make sure your MO number is used as Sender ID for SMS sent from Clickatel Gateway to your devices. To do this you need to contact Clickatel support. But the process is ruffly like this:

7. Go to My Settings
8. Click on Manage Sender IDs
9. Click on Add Sender ID
10. Write in your MO Number and submit.
11. Write anything as verification in the next step. And then contact Clickatel support to complete the process.

Configure GpsGate Server

1. Log in to Site Admin
2. Go to Settings > SMS
3. Select ClickatelProvider in the dropdown.
4. Name (can be anything).
5. URL should be like this:

api_id is the API ID you find in your Clickatel account.
user is the username to your clickable account.
password is the password to your Clickatel account
from is the MO number if you use 2-way sms

6. Click Save

Now SMS is enabled on your server!

Note! If you have a 2-way solution you may need to add &mo=1 to the URL to get the correct SenderID from Clickatel. It seems that is required in some parts of the world.


You can use the Send Test SMS feature under Settings in Site Admin.