Twilio is a communications platform that enables businesses to send messages to their customers across multiple channels. With the Twilio integration, you can easily send SMS (text) messages from your app to keep your users engaged and informed.
Adding and Configuring the Integration
In Glide, click the Settings icon in the upper-right corner.
In the Integrations menu, choose Twilio and select Add to app. Next, you will to set your Twillio Account SID, Auth token, and From number.
- To find this information, open your Twilio dashboard.
- Input the information into your Glide integration. You are now ready to start using Twilio with Glide.
Verified phone numbers on Twilio
Twilio allows messaging to different numbers depending on what level of account you have. In some cases, you can only text phone numbers that you’ve verified. Click here to learn more about verified phone numbers on Twilio.
|Integration setting||Description||Required field?|
|Account SID||Your account string identifier is a 34-digit string that is used to identify your Twilio account||✅|
|Auth token||Your Auth token is used as credentials to allow Glide to send messages on your behalf||✅|
|Sender number||This is the Twilio number that will be used to send SMS messages from your app||✅|
Send SMS with Twilio
|Recipient||The recipient of the SMS message||✅||+1 (234) 567-8900||You can use the Phone Number column in the Data Editor to properly format numbers.|
|Message||The message you want to send||✅|
The action can be added to a component that supports actions (e.g., a button), added to an action sequence in the Action Editor, or after a form is submitted.
You can create a dynamic message by creating a Template column in the Data Editor and then setting that column as your Message field.
Introduction to Integrations
To learn more about Integrations, check out our Introduction to Integrations article.