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How to Enable and Customize SMS Opt-in at Shopify Checkout

Platforms: Shopify


Having your customer’s consent to receive marketing SMSes at checkout is one of the best ways to quickly grow your SMS list, as the customer is already highly engaged with your brand and about to make a purchase. AfterShip SMS allows your customers to subscribe to your marketing SMSes through a checkbox available on the Shopify checkout page.

What you’ll learn

How to enable SMS opt-in at Shopify checkout
How to customize the SMS opt-in checkbox

How to enable SMS opt-in at Shopify checkout

Log in to your Shopify admin > Go to Settings > Checkout

Scroll down to locate the Marketing options section
Select the checkbox labeled SMS (A blue SMS consent callout should appear below it, asking you to create your terms of service and privacy policy if you haven't)
Hit the Save button in the top-right corner of the page

Now, your customers will be able to see the SMS opt-in checkbox on the Shopify checkout page (See the image below).

How to customize the SMS opt-in checkbox

From Checkout > Go to the Checkout language section
Click Manage checkout language
Search SMS in the Filter items bar to quickly locate the related fields

Locate the Checkout marketing section and customize the message as per your choice

If you have any queries, feel free to connect with our support team for quick assistance.

Updated on: 09/08/2023

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