All-in-one messaging toolbox for developers

Give your web and mobile apps the power to exchange messages of any variety, from chat to SMS. You get global reach, delivery intelligence and the highest reliability over both IP and carrier networks, all with minimal development effort.
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Text messaging

Use the Twilio API for SMS to send and receive text messages over the carrier network to any phone, anywhere in the world.
From a Twilio phone number, SMS messages are delivered globally. Unique software intelligence makes it easy to handle different types of content in your messages and solve tough delivery challenges like sending a large volume of messages.

Picture messaging

Use the Twilio API for MMS to exchange picture messages between mobile phones over the carrier network without requiring a separate mobile app.
From a Twilio phone number, MMS messages are delivered on US & Canadian phone numbers. Delivery is clever, automatically selecting the best carrier route for each message and resizing or converting pictures whenever needed.

In-app chat

Programmable Chat
Use the Twilio Programmable Chat SDK to bring live chat to your mobile and web apps.
Full featured multi-party chat lets users exchange text, images, voice recordings and video over a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection. Features such as typing indicators, search and offline delivery mean you can build your app in record time.


Use Twilio Notify to orchestrate alerts and notifications over multiple channels.
Talk to users according to their preference. Send arrival alerts, order confirmations, appointment reminders, and more via SMS, push, or chat app depending on how each user would like to be notified.
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Reservation notifications
Sends car reservation details and updates to customers with SMS.
ETA alerts
Keeps customers up-to-date with real-time ETA alerts delivered as a text.
Service dispatch
Speeds global expansion using SMS to alert local on-demand workers of new jobs.
Mobile marketing
Increases sales with private texting for customers and sales associates.
Identity verification
Secures 240,000 businesses by verifying user identity with SMS and voice.
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