To release a number from your account, you need to make a HTTP DELETE request to:



  • Replace <your_api_key> and <your_api_token> with the API key and token created by you.
  • Replace <your_sid> with your “Account sid”
  • Replace <subdomain> with the region of your account
    1. <subdomain> of Singapore cluster is @api.exotel.com
    2. <subdomain> of Mumbai cluster is @api.in.exotel.com

<your_api_key> , <your_api_token> and <your_sid> are available in the API settings page of your Exotel Dashboard

curl -X DELETE https://<your_api_key>:<your_api_token><subdomain>/v2_beta/Accounts/<your_sid>/IncomingPhoneNumbers/<exophone_sid>
var request = require('request');
var options = {
    url: 'https://<your_api_key>:<your_api_token><subdomain>/v2_beta/Accounts/<your_sid>/IncomingPhoneNumbers/<exophone_sid>'
function callback(error, response, body) {
    if (!error && response.statusCode == 200) {
request(options, callback);
$headers = array();
$response = Requests::get('https://<your_api_key>:<your_api_token><subdomain>/v2_beta/Accounts/<your_sid>/IncomingPhoneNumbers/<exophone_sid>', $headers);
import requests
require 'net/http'
require 'uri'
uri = URI.parse("https://<your_api_key>:<your_api_token><subdomain>/v2_beta/Accounts/<your_sid>/IncomingPhoneNumbers/<number_sid>")
response = Net::HTTP.get_response(uri)
# response.code
# response.body

HTTP Response:

  • On success, the HTTP response status code will be 202
  • The sid is the unique identifier of the number
  • the HTTP body will contain an JSON similar to the one below: