How to send an email(text message) to phone number using SharePoint designer 2013 Workflow? 1234567890@txt.att.net is working for SharePoint designer 2010 Workflow but not in 2013 Workflow?

Any other workaround would be helpful.


As a workaround, You can trigger a SharePoint 2010 Workflow from SharePoint 2013 workflow by doing the following:

  • At your SharePoint 2013 workflow, Instead of adding Send Email action, try to add Start a List workflow action to start your SharePoint 2010 Workflow.

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For more details check How to trigger a SharePoint 2010 workflow from a SharePoint 2013 workflow

  • I have used the "Start a List Workflow" action before to bring in a 2010 workflow and each time the end user with permissions of "Site: Read, List: Contribute" it would cause an "Interop Services error". It works correctly for me (Tenant Admin) each time. When I went to play around with user permissions to see if that was the problem, it would only work for the end user when I elevated their site permissions to "Contribute" which I find to be crazy. Has anyone else ever experienced anything like this? I never did get this to work, so I removed the action. – cbbrown Sep 26 '17 at 12:13
  • App step should help, but you should be aware of you can't use "Start a List Workflow" inside it :( – Mohamed El-Qassas MVP Sep 26 '17 at 12:15
  • Yes, I read a little bit about that. But is that normal that I would have to do that? – cbbrown Sep 26 '17 at 12:16

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