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Service-Scoped Conversation Participant Resource


Each service-scoped Participant in a Conversation represents one real (probably human) participant in a non-default, service-scoped Conversation.


API Base URL

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All URLs in the reference documentation use the following base URL:


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https://conversations.twilio.com/v1

For Conversations applications that build on more than one Conversation Service instance, you will need to specify the Conversation Service SID (ISxx) and the Conversation SID (CHxx) in the REST API call:


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GET /v1/Services/ISxx/Conversations/CHxx/Messages


Service-Scoped Conversation Participant Properties

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Resource properties
account_sidtype: SID<AC>Not PII

chat_service_sidtype: SID<IS>Not PII

The SID of the Conversation Service(link takes you to an external page) the Participant resource is associated with.


conversation_sidtype: SID<CH>Not PII

The unique ID of the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for this participant.


sidtype: SID<MB>Not PII

A 34 character string that uniquely identifies this resource.


identitytype: stringPII MTL: 30 days

A unique string identifier for the conversation participant as Conversation User(link takes you to an external page). This parameter is non-null if (and only if) the participant is using the Conversation SDK(link takes you to an external page) to communicate. Limited to 256 characters.


attributestype: stringPII MTL: 30 days

An optional string metadata field you can use to store any data you wish. The string value must contain structurally valid JSON if specified. Note that if the attributes are not set {} will be returned.


messaging_bindingtype: objectPII MTL: 30 days

Information about how this participant exchanges messages with the conversation. A JSON parameter consisting of type and address fields of the participant.


role_sidtype: SID<RL>Not PII

The SID of a conversation-level Role(link takes you to an external page) to assign to the participant.


date_createdtype: string<DATE TIME>Not PII

The date on which this resource was created.


date_updatedtype: string<DATE TIME>Not PII

The date on which this resource was last updated.


urltype: string<URI>Not PII

An absolute API resource URL for this participant.


last_read_message_indextype: integerNot PII

Index of last “read” message in the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for the Participant.


last_read_timestamptype: stringNot PII

Timestamp of last “read” message in the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for the Participant.


Create a Service-Scoped Participant resource

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POST https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/{ChatServiceSid}/Conversations/{ConversationSid}/Participants

Creating a Participant joins them to the Conversation, and the connected person will receive all subsequent messages.

Parameters

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URI parameters
ChatServiceSidtype: SID<IS>Not PII
Path Parameter

The SID of the Conversation Service(link takes you to an external page) the Participant resource is associated with.


ConversationSidtype: stringNot PII
Path Parameter

The unique ID of the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for this participant.


X-Twilio-Webhook-Enabledtype: enum<STRING>Not PII
Header Parameter

The X-Twilio-Webhook-Enabled HTTP request header

Possible values:
truefalse

Request body parameters
Identitytype: stringPII MTL: 30 days

A unique string identifier for the conversation participant as Conversation User(link takes you to an external page). This parameter is non-null if (and only if) the participant is using the Conversation SDK(link takes you to an external page) to communicate. Limited to 256 characters.


MessagingBinding.Addresstype: stringNot PII

The address of the participant's device, e.g. a phone or WhatsApp number. Together with the Proxy address, this determines a participant uniquely. This field (with proxy_address) is only null when the participant is interacting from an SDK endpoint (see the identity field).


MessagingBinding.ProxyAddresstype: stringNot PII

The address of the Twilio phone number (or WhatsApp number) that the participant is in contact with. This field, together with participant address, is only null when the participant is interacting from an SDK endpoint (see the identity field).


DateCreatedtype: string<DATE TIME>Not PII

The date on which this resource was created.


DateUpdatedtype: string<DATE TIME>Not PII

The date on which this resource was last updated.


Attributestype: stringPII MTL: 30 days

An optional string metadata field you can use to store any data you wish. The string value must contain structurally valid JSON if specified. Note that if the attributes are not set {} will be returned.


MessagingBinding.ProjectedAddresstype: stringNot PII

The address of the Twilio phone number that is used in Group MMS.


RoleSidtype: SID<RL>Not PII

The SID of a conversation-level Role(link takes you to an external page) to assign to the participant.

Create a ServiceConversationParticipant

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// Download the helper library from https://www.twilio.com/docs/node/install
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// Find your Account SID and Auth Token at twilio.com/console
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// and set the environment variables. See http://twil.io/secure
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const accountSid = process.env.TWILIO_ACCOUNT_SID;
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const authToken = process.env.TWILIO_AUTH_TOKEN;
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const client = require('twilio')(accountSid, authToken);
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client.conversations.v1.services('ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.conversations('CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.participants
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.create()
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.then(participant => console.log(participant.sid));

Output

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{
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"account_sid": "ACXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"chat_service_sid": "ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"conversation_sid": "CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"sid": "MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"identity": null,
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"attributes": {
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"role": "driver"
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},
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"messaging_binding": {
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"type": "sms",
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"address": "+15558675310",
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"proxy_address": "+15017122661"
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},
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"role_sid": "RLXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"date_created": "2015-12-16T22:18:37Z",
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"date_updated": "2015-12-16T22:18:38Z",
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"url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants/MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"last_read_message_index": null,
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"last_read_timestamp": null
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}


Fetch a Service-Scoped Participant resource

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GET https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/{ChatServiceSid}/Conversations/{ConversationSid}/Participants/{Sid}

URI parameters
ChatServiceSidtype: SID<IS>Not PII
Path Parameter

The SID of the Conversation Service(link takes you to an external page) the Participant resource is associated with.


ConversationSidtype: stringNot PII
Path Parameter

The unique ID of the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for this participant.


Sidtype: stringNot PII
Path Parameter

A 34 character string that uniquely identifies this resource. Alternatively, you can pass a Participant's identity rather than the SID.

Fetch a Service-Scoped Participant resource by SID

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Fetch a Service-Scoped Participant resource by SID

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// Download the helper library from https://www.twilio.com/docs/node/install
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// Find your Account SID and Auth Token at twilio.com/console
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// and set the environment variables. See http://twil.io/secure
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const accountSid = process.env.TWILIO_ACCOUNT_SID;
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const authToken = process.env.TWILIO_AUTH_TOKEN;
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const client = require('twilio')(accountSid, authToken);
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client.conversations.v1.services('ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.conversations('CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.participants('MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.fetch()
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.then(participant => console.log(participant.chatServiceSid));

Output

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{
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"account_sid": "ACXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"chat_service_sid": "ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"conversation_sid": "CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"sid": "MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"identity": null,
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"attributes": {
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"role": "driver"
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},
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"messaging_binding": {
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"type": "sms",
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"address": "+15558675310",
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"proxy_address": "+15017122661"
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},
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"role_sid": "RLXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"date_created": "2016-03-24T21:05:50Z",
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"date_updated": "2016-03-24T21:05:50Z",
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"url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants/MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"last_read_message_index": null,
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"last_read_timestamp": null
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}

You can also fetch a Service-Scoped Conversation Participant by their identity. Pass their identity as the value for the sid argument.

Fetch a Service-Scoped Participant resource by identity

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Fetch a Service-Scoped Participant resource by identity

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// Download the helper library from https://www.twilio.com/docs/node/install
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// Find your Account SID and Auth Token at twilio.com/console
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// and set the environment variables. See http://twil.io/secure
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const accountSid = process.env.TWILIO_ACCOUNT_SID;
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const authToken = process.env.TWILIO_AUTH_TOKEN;
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const client = require('twilio')(accountSid, authToken);
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client.conversations.v1.services('ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.conversations('CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.participants('alice')
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.fetch()
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.then(participant => console.log(participant.chatServiceSid));

Output

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{
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"account_sid": "ACXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"chat_service_sid": "ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"conversation_sid": "CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"sid": "MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"identity": "alice",
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"attributes": {
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"role": "driver"
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},
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"messaging_binding": {
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"type": "sms",
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"address": "+15558675310",
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"proxy_address": "+15017122661"
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},
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"role_sid": "RLXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"date_created": "2016-03-24T21:05:50Z",
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"date_updated": "2016-03-24T21:05:50Z",
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"url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants/MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"last_read_message_index": null,
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"last_read_timestamp": null
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}


Read multiple Service-Scoped Participant resources

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GET https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/{ChatServiceSid}/Conversations/{ConversationSid}/Participants

URI parameters
ChatServiceSidtype: SID<IS>Not PII
Path Parameter

The SID of the Conversation Service(link takes you to an external page) the Participant resource is associated with.


ConversationSidtype: stringNot PII
Path Parameter

The unique ID of the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for participants.


PageSizetype: integerNot PII
Query Parameter

How many resources to return in each list page. The default is 50, and the maximum is 1000.


Pagetype: integerNot PII
Query Parameter

The page index. This value is simply for client state.


PageTokentype: stringNot PII
Query Parameter

The page token. This is provided by the API.

List multiple ServiceConversationParticipants

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// Download the helper library from https://www.twilio.com/docs/node/install
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// Find your Account SID and Auth Token at twilio.com/console
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// and set the environment variables. See http://twil.io/secure
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const accountSid = process.env.TWILIO_ACCOUNT_SID;
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const authToken = process.env.TWILIO_AUTH_TOKEN;
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const client = require('twilio')(accountSid, authToken);
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client.conversations.v1.services('ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.conversations('CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.participants
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.list({limit: 20})
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.then(participants => participants.forEach(p => console.log(p.sid)));

Output

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{
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"meta": {
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"page": 0,
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"page_size": 50,
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"first_page_url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants?PageSize=50&Page=0",
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"previous_page_url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants?PageSize=50&Page=0",
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"url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants?PageSize=50&Page=0",
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"next_page_url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants?PageSize=50&Page=1",
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"key": "participants"
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},
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"participants": [
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{
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"account_sid": "ACXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"chat_service_sid": "ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"conversation_sid": "CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"sid": "MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"identity": null,
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"attributes": {
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"role": "driver"
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},
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"messaging_binding": {
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"type": "sms",
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"address": "+15558675310",
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"proxy_address": "+15017122661"
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},
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"role_sid": "RLXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"date_created": "2016-03-24T21:05:50Z",
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"date_updated": "2016-03-24T21:05:50Z",
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"url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants/MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"last_read_message_index": null,
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"last_read_timestamp": null
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},
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{
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"account_sid": "ACXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"chat_service_sid": "ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"conversation_sid": "CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"sid": "MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"identity": "IDENTITY",
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"attributes": {
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"role": "driver"
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},
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"messaging_binding": null,
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"role_sid": "RLXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"date_created": "2016-03-24T21:05:50Z",
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"date_updated": "2016-03-24T21:05:50Z",
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"url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants/MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"last_read_message_index": null,
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"last_read_timestamp": null
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}
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]
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}


Update a Service-Scoped Participant resource

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POST https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/{ChatServiceSid}/Conversations/{ConversationSid}/Participants/{Sid}

URI parameters
ChatServiceSidtype: SID<IS>Not PII
Path Parameter

The SID of the Conversation Service(link takes you to an external page) the Participant resource is associated with.


ConversationSidtype: stringNot PII
Path Parameter

The unique ID of the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for this participant.


Sidtype: stringNot PII
Path Parameter

A 34 character string that uniquely identifies this resource.


X-Twilio-Webhook-Enabledtype: enum<STRING>Not PII
Header Parameter

The X-Twilio-Webhook-Enabled HTTP request header

Possible values:
truefalse

Request body parameters
DateCreatedtype: string<DATE TIME>Not PII

The date on which this resource was created.


DateUpdatedtype: string<DATE TIME>Not PII

The date on which this resource was last updated.


Identitytype: stringPII MTL: 30 days

A unique string identifier for the conversation participant as Conversation User(link takes you to an external page). This parameter is non-null if (and only if) the participant is using the Conversation SDK(link takes you to an external page) to communicate. Limited to 256 characters.


Attributestype: stringPII MTL: 30 days

An optional string metadata field you can use to store any data you wish. The string value must contain structurally valid JSON if specified. Note that if the attributes are not set {} will be returned.


RoleSidtype: SID<RL>Not PII

The SID of a conversation-level Role(link takes you to an external page) to assign to the participant.


MessagingBinding.ProxyAddresstype: stringNot PII

The address of the Twilio phone number that the participant is in contact with. 'null' value will remove it.


MessagingBinding.ProjectedAddresstype: stringNot PII

The address of the Twilio phone number that is used in Group MMS. 'null' value will remove it.


LastReadMessageIndextype: integerNot PII

Index of last “read” message in the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for the Participant.


LastReadTimestamptype: stringNot PII

Timestamp of last “read” message in the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for the Participant.

Update a ServiceConversationParticipant

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// Download the helper library from https://www.twilio.com/docs/node/install
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// Find your Account SID and Auth Token at twilio.com/console
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// and set the environment variables. See http://twil.io/secure
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const accountSid = process.env.TWILIO_ACCOUNT_SID;
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const authToken = process.env.TWILIO_AUTH_TOKEN;
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const client = require('twilio')(accountSid, authToken);
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client.conversations.v1.services('ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.conversations('CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.participants('MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.update({dateCreated: new Date(Date.UTC(2008, 0, 2, 0, 0, 0))})
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.then(participant => console.log(participant.chatServiceSid));

Output

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{
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"account_sid": "ACXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"chat_service_sid": "ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"conversation_sid": "CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"sid": "MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"identity": null,
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"attributes": {
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"role": "driver"
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},
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"messaging_binding": {
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"type": "sms",
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"address": "+15558675310",
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"proxy_address": "+15017122661"
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},
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"role_sid": "RLXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"date_created": "2015-12-16T22:18:37Z",
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"date_updated": "2015-12-16T22:18:38Z",
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"url": "https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Conversations/CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX/Participants/MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",
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"last_read_message_index": null,
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"last_read_timestamp": null
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}


Delete a Service-Scoped Conversation Participant resource

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DELETE https://conversations.twilio.com/v1/Services/{ChatServiceSid}/Conversations/{ConversationSid}/Participants/{Sid}

Deleting a participant removes them from the Conversation; they will receive no new messages after that point.

URI parameters
ChatServiceSidtype: SID<IS>Not PII
Path Parameter

The SID of the Conversation Service(link takes you to an external page) the Participant resource is associated with.


ConversationSidtype: stringNot PII
Path Parameter

The unique ID of the Conversation(link takes you to an external page) for this participant.


Sidtype: stringNot PII
Path Parameter

A 34 character string that uniquely identifies this resource.


X-Twilio-Webhook-Enabledtype: enum<STRING>Not PII
Header Parameter

The X-Twilio-Webhook-Enabled HTTP request header

Possible values:
truefalse

Delete a ServiceConversationParticipant

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// Download the helper library from https://www.twilio.com/docs/node/install
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// Find your Account SID and Auth Token at twilio.com/console
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// and set the environment variables. See http://twil.io/secure
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const accountSid = process.env.TWILIO_ACCOUNT_SID;
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const authToken = process.env.TWILIO_AUTH_TOKEN;
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const client = require('twilio')(accountSid, authToken);
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client.conversations.v1.services('ISXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.conversations('CHXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.participants('MBXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX')
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.remove();


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