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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="https://sdk.twilio.com/js/sync/releases/3.0.1/twilio-sync.min.js"></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:

44e140754fd7e41f0dddc16d3fd0ad507c78b3d01ef123f8a6f0cf65b5687feb

MavenCentral

Twilio Sync is also available from MavenCentral.

Gradle

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

allprojects {
  repositories {
    mavenCentral()
  }
}

dependencies {
  implementation 'com.twilio:sync-android:2.0.2'
}

iOS SDK

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 because it does not support binary XCFrameworks.

CocoaPods

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

use_frameworks!
platform :iOS, '12.0'

target 'MyTarget' do
  pod 'TwilioSyncClient', '~> 1.2'
end

Swift Package Manager

To install the SDK with Swift Package Manager, add the following dependency to your project:

https://github.com/twilio/twilio-sync-ios
  1. Open your project in Xcode.
  2. Select File > Add Packages... .
  3. Enter https://github.com/twilio/twilio-sync-ios 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. Confirm the download’s SHA-256: 2dd01bea43263c616c96ec1caf439f1b0a9e9b5aced3da140c102a112e0d4278
  3. Expand the downloaded .zip file and locate the .xcframework file(s) inside the directory created.
  4. 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.
  5. 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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