Saying "Ahoy, World" via SMS is a few lines of code away.
These quickstarts will teach you how to send and receive text messages with Twilio. We'll walk you step-by-step through signing up for Twilio, getting your first Twilio-powered phone number, setting up your development environment, sending your first SMS, receiving inbound text messages, and replying to incoming messages with an SMS.
Choose your programming language below and dive right in:
Not comfortable with coding? Try the No-code Quickstart that uses Twilio Studio!
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