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Twilio is a cloud communications, which provides programmable communication tools for making and receiving phone calls, sending and receiving text messages, and performing other communication functions using its web service APIs.

Creating a Twilio connection

Using Auth Token

To create the connection you need:

  • An Account SID
  • An Auth Token

Obtaining the credentials

You can find both your account SID and auth token in the Twilio Console.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the Twilio icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select Auth Token as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The Account SID
    • The Auth Token
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.