• Adding Account Notifications to your existing software is simple and uses programming languages you already know. Create custom notifications based on pre-defined events.

  • Step 1

    Create an event

    To initiate an account notification, first write a program to identify events where you want to notify customers with an SMS.

  • Step 2

    Create SMS message

    For every event status or change, create an SMS message body (ex “Hi [Name]! Your payment of $xx has been received.”). Then, add the phone number to each SMS message body to be sent FROM and TO.

  • Step 3

    POST SMS to Twilio’s API

    Using the helper library for your programming language, POST the information from Step 2 to Twilio’s API.

  • Step 4

    Confirm SMS status

    Use Twilio’s SMS Dashboard to confirm message delivery status or identify any errors.

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