Add a Calendar Link to SMS Appointment Reminders

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Next week’s release of Front Desk includes an exciting new feature which will allow your patients to add their appointment straight into their smartphone’s calendar via a link in their SMS reminder.



When the option is selected while sending out your daily SMS reminders, a link will be automatically added to the end of your SMS as below:



Once the link is clicked, the patient simply needs to tap “Add to Calendar”. A reminder on their phone will automatically alert the patient an hour before the appointment. Location details will also be displayed depending on the phone used. 



More information to follow next week

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Steven, Business Care

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Rachel Bruce

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We send reminders in bulk 2 business days prior to the appointment.
Is it possible to send a confirmation text (with the calendar link) at the time of booking without affecting the sending of bulk text message reminders later on please?
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Steven, Business Care

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Hi Rachel

You will be able to add or remove the calendar link on an adhoc basis when sending individual or bulk SMS appointment reminders.   I guess you may not need to send the 2nd SMS if you have a good uptake of clients clicking the link and adding these appointments to their calendars.