Send Twilio SMS with node-Red


The How to Guide shows how to send Twilio SMS Messages with a simple node-red flow.

  1. First install the node-red Twilio package

  2. Create a Twilio account with a phone number (the US phone numbers a recommended because of cheap price of 1$ a month).

  3. Use the Account ID and OAuth Token to login from yor node-red to the Twilio account. Put a text message into to configuration screen and save

  4. To trigger the first test SMS usa a simple inject node and put an output string into the configuration screen.

  5. Connect the Inject node with the Twilio node. Deploy the flow. Run the injection node by clikcing on the left side of the injection node.