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This function is used in Python Scripting.


Sends a SMS message

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.


system.twilio.sendSms(accountName, fromNumber, toNumber, message)

  • Parameters

String accountName - The Twilio account to send the SMS from

String fromNumber- The outbound phone number belonging to the Twilio account to use

String toNumber - The phone number of the recipient

String message - The body of the SMS

  • Returns


  • Scope


Code Examples
Code Snippet
# Send a SMS message.
# Fetch the Twilio account name
# getAccounts() returns a list, so the "[0]" operator is refering to the first item in the list
account = system.twilio.getAccounts()[0]

# Fetch the first number associated with the account
fromNumber = system.twilio.getPhoneNumbers(account)[0]

# Fetch a specific user's contact information
# A static value is used below, but system.user.getUser() could be used to retrieved a user's phone number
toNumber = "+19165550101"

# Define the text message
# A static message is used below, but multiple messages could be stored in a database table and retrieved here
textMessage = "This is the body of a text message"

# Send the message
system.twilio.sendSms(account, fromNumber, toNumber, textMessage)
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