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File Attachments and API Limits

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Flex Conversations requires Flex UI 2.0. If you are on Flex UI 1.x, please refer to Messaging in Flex pages.

File Attachments and API Limits

For enabling file attachments on your Flex account, see "How do I enable and configure file attachments?" in the Conversations FAQ and Troubleshooting page.

Address Type

Number of attachments

Max File Size (bytes)

Max Total File Size (bytes)

Accepted Extensions

web

1

16777216

67108864

"jpg", "jpeg", "png", "amr", "mp3", "mp4", "pdf", "heic", "txt", "gif"

sms

1

2097152

5242880

"jpg", "jpeg", "png", "amr", "mp3", "mp4", "pdf", "heic"

whatsapp

1

16777216

67108864

"jpg", "jpeg", "png", "amr", "mp3", "mp4", "pdf", "heic", "oga"

email

10

157286400

157286400

"jpg", "jpeg", "png", "amr", "mp3", "mp4", "pdf", "heic", "txt", "gif"

Conversations API Limits

See Conversations Limits for a detailed list on length, media, and other limits.

Interactions Endpoint Limits

GET actions are not accessible for the API endpoints.

Due to various limitations and concerns, Flex Conversations will constrain certain actions.

Rate limits on API endpoints

The Interactions API has a limit of 20 requests per second per endpoint per account. The API returns an HTTP 429 status when rate limits are exceeded and should be handled accordingly on the customer side.

Webchats Endpoint Limits

The Flex Webchat orchestrator currently has a rate limit of 5 requests per second beyond which the customer can get throttled. When exceeded, the API returns an HTTP 429.

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