POST

https://<your_api_key>:<your_api_token><subdomain>/v1/Accounts/<your_sid>/Sms/send

Parameter
Name
Value
Description
* From
formData
  • Specify one of your ExoPhone

  • For transactional SMSes, the SenderID (When you buy an ExoPhone, you will be asked to enter a 6-letter sender ID from which your SMSes will be sent. For Eg: LM-EXOTEL or LM-WEBDEV etc.) will be the one that corresponds to the ExoPhone

  • For promotional SMSes, the SenderID will anyways be a generic numeric one (Ex: LM-123456)

* To
formData

Array of Mobile numbers to which SMS has to be sent. Preferably in E.164 format. If not set, our system will try to match it with a country and route the SMS

* Body
formData

Content of your SMS; Max Length of the body cannot exceed 2000 characters

* EncodingType
formData

Message type of SMS; plain or unicode

* Priority
formData

Priority of the SMS; normal or high. Business critical operations like sending verification codes, confirming appointments etc which require immediate SMS delivery should opt for high priority.

* StatusCallback
formData

After every SMS reaches terminal state (sent/failed/failed_dnd), Exotel will do a POST callback to your end point if the URL is set as a parameter in the API. Content-type for the POST callback is application/x-www-form-urlencoded Below are the parameters:

  • SmsSid – The Sid (unique id) of the SMS that you got in response to your request

  • To – Mobile number to which SMS was sent

  • Status – One of: queued, sending, submitted, sent, failed_dnd, failed

  • DetailedStatus – Human readable word that explains what happened to the message

  • DetailedStatusCode – Exotel’s Detailed Status code corresponding to the DetailedStatus 

  • DateSent – Time in format YYYY-MM-DD HH:mm:ss; The time when the SMS was delivered to the recipientSmsUnits

  • SmsUnits – The number of  SMS units being sent

* DltEntityId
formData

Applicable only for SMS sent by Indian businesses to Indian destination numbers.

Your Entity Id as registered on DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) portal of operators in India. (Learn More about DLT)

* DltTemplateId
path

Applicable only for SMS sent by Indian businesses to Indian destination numbers.

Content Template Id against the SMS body registered with DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) portal of operators in India. (Learn More about DLT)

Response Content Type