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40012 – Invalid messaging destination number

The destination phone number was deemed invalid by the carrier and was rejected.

40012 – Causes

  • The number is not owned.
  • The number has been deactivated.
  • The recipient does not have credit to receive messages.
  • The recipient can not receive short codes (short code messaging only).

40012 – Solutions

  • Verify the number is correct and try again.
  • If desired, perform a slow retry, for instance once a day for a few days. Account problems on the recipient's end may be resolved.

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