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Twilio Sync Client SDKs

Twilio provides client-side Sync SDKs for browser-based web applications as well as native iOS and Android applications.

JavaScript SDK

The latest version of the JavaScript SDK for Sync is made available on Twilio’s CDN. Find the latest release in the Sync JavaScript Changelog. For reference, the JavaScript SDK client library can be used.

To include the SDK on your web page, simply add the following <script> tag:

<script src=""></script>

The Twilio.Sync namespace will then be available in the window scope of your JavaScript application.

You’ll need to provision a token to your application to get started. See our guide Securing your Sync App for more information on token management, or look at one of our Quickstarts to get started from a basic example.

Supported browsers

We support the latest major versions of:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari

Android SDK

The Twilio Sync Android SDK is distributed as a direct download from Twilio’s CDN. It can also be referenced in your Gradle build file. The project is deployed on MavenCentral.

Direct download

Download the Sync Android SDK from the Twilio CDN. The download’s SHA-256 is:



Twilio Sync is also available from MavenCentral.


To install via Gradle, include the following in your Gradle build file:

allprojects {
  repositories {

dependencies {
  implementation 'com.twilio:sync-android:3.0.2'


The iOS SDK is available through the CocoaPods and Swift Package Manager dependency managers, or by direct download.

We do not currently support the Carthage dependency manager.


To install the SDK using CocoaPods, add the following to your Podfile, changing MyTarget to the name of your target:

platform :iOS, '13.0'

target 'MyTarget' do
  pod 'TwilioSyncClient', '~> 2.0'

Swift Package Manager

To install the SDK with Swift Package Manager, add the following dependency to your project:
  1. Open your project in Xcode.
  2. Select File > Add Packages... .
  3. Enter into the search field.
  4. Make your versioning choice and click Add Package.

Direct Download

We also offer the frameworks for direct download. There are several steps you’ll need to complete to successfully add Sync to your project:

  1. Download the Sync Client framework from the Twilio CDN.
  2. Download the Sync Client dependencies from Twilio CDN: TwilioTwilscok, TwilioStateMachine, and TwilioCommonLib
  3. Confirm the download’s SHA-256:
    • TwilioSyncClient d9969a26757b642b6aee86849e22f9c8cd1c764d2275178dc0816625ac8ab170
    • TwilioTwilsock 05fe16e995c101c363f2cc39741841d2750ed30829022744b6164c2c0fe2589b
    • TwilioStateMachine 5290a6d0209e8783d8d9d80cbe6a1cd1247db4bd079249c606c714f70ddc7ca5
    • TwilioCommonLib df90b90c6095c86233ca6a255423481e8610d84e674bfa0876e991bb95530f8d
  4. Expand the downloaded .zip files and locate the .xcframework file(s) inside the directories created.
  5. Drag the .xcframework file(s) into your Xcode project, making sure they are dropped in the Embedded Binaries section of your project target’s settings. Make sure you select Copy items if needed when prompted. If the framework file(s) do not appear under Embedded Binaries for your target, you will receive a Reason: image not found error during compilation.
  6. Add libc++.tbd as a dependency to your target in the Linked Frameworks section of the build settings if it is not already there.
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