Twilio

Twilio Integrations

  • Receive Your Twilio SMS Messages in Your Email Inbox

    Twilio is a great service to get a phone number that can receive SMS messages in dozens of countries around the world. With Zapier's help, you can now get those SMS messages in your email inbox, no phone required.

    How it Works

    Whenever you receive a new SMS message at your Twilio number, Zapier will fetch it, copy it into a new email message, and send it to your inbox.

    What You Need

    1. A Twilio account, with a phone number activated and enough credit to send messages
    2. Your email address

    Got that? Then let's get started.

  • Automatically Forward Twilio SMS to Slack

    Do you have a Twilio SMS number that you don't check often? This Twilio Slack integration makes it easy to automatically forward those SMS messages to Slack so that you can follow up on messages faster.

    Note: Works for new SMS messages to your Twilio number once this integration is turned on.

    How It Works

    1. A message is sent to your Twilio number
    2. Zapier automatically forwards the message to a Slack channel of your choice

    What You Need

    • Twilio account
    • Slack account
  • Send SMS Messages via Email

    Ever wanted to send an SMS message via email? With this zap, you'll finally be able to do just that.

    How it Works

    Zapier has a built-in email tool that'll give you a unique email address just for sending SMS messages. You'll copy that email address, send a new message with the phone number of your recipient as the subject and the SMS message as the body of the email. Zapier will turn that email into an SMS, and send it out for you on your Twilio account.

    What You Need

    1. A Twilio account with an activated phone number, and enough credit to send SMS messages
    2. An email account

    Got that? Then let's get started.

  • Forward Twilio SMS Messages to Your Cell Phone Number

    Twilio lets you get a local phone number that supports SMS messages in dozens of countries, and can send messages to any number in over a hundred countries.

    Zapier can tie the two features together without any coding, letting you receive SMS messages on your Twilio number and then automatically forward them to your normal cell phone number.

    How it works

    Whenever you receive a new SMS message on your Twilio number, Zapier will copy it into a new SMS message and send it to your phone number.

    What You Need

    1. A Twilio account, with a phone number activated and enough credit to send messages
    2. Your local cell phone number in a supported country

    Got that? Then let's get started.

  • Send Twilio SMS messages from new rows on Google Sheets

    Need to know whenever your sheet gets a new addition or notify others? Set up this Google Sheets-Twilio integration and Zapier can handle the whole thing for you. From then on, whenever you add a row on Google Sheets the data will automatically be sent to Twilio, sending out an SMS just as you configure it.

    How it Works

    1. A new row is added on Google Sheets
    2. An SMS is sent from Twilio

    What You Need

    • A Google Sheets account
    • A Twilio account
  • Add Twilio SMS text messages Google Sheets as new rows

    Text messages from Twilio are a useful way to send and receive messages for your business, but how do you keep track of them all? The problem is solved with this integration from Zapier that can automatically copy your Twilio SMS messages into a spreadsheet in Google Sheets. Now you'll never lose track of communications again!

    How It Works

    1. A new SMS message triggers in Twilio
    2. Zapier sends the stat and message to Google Sheets as a new row in a spreadsheet

    What You Need

    • Twilio account
    • Google Sheets account
  • Get email messages by phone call with Twilio

    Email is arguably the best thing since the printing press, but who has the time to stop and read every incoming message? This Zapier integration solves that problem by reading your emails out loud to you on a phone call through Twilio. It's a simple way to stay on top of your most important messages without ever looking at a screen.

    Note: As part of the setup, you create a Zapier email address, and every email that comes to that address will be turned into a phone call with this integration. You can set your email app up to automatically forward your most important email messages to this address so you'll get them in phone calls.

    How It Works

    1. Email by Zapier receives a new message
    2. Twilio sends the message to your phone as a spoken message

    What You Need

    • Twilio account
  • Send webhook notifications as an SMS message with Twilio

    If you use Twilio to manage your communications, you can use Zapier to send webhook data as SMS messages.

    How It Works

    1. Zapier catches the webhook
    2. Zapier sends information from the webhook via SMS through Twilio

    What You Need

    • Webhook
    • Twilio account
  • Send Twilio SMS messages for Google Calendar events

    Keeping track of the events of a busy schedule can make your head spin. This Zapier integration is a great remedy for dizziness! When Google Calendar events start you get Twilio notifies you by SMS.

    Note: For those of us who need some lead time, you can set the alert to trigger in advance of the event in the advanced options. You can message multiple recipients too.

    How It Works

    1. A Google Calendar event starts
    2. Zapier Triggers Twilio to send an SMS text

    What You Need

    • Google Calendar account
    • Twilio account
  • Send new Twilio SMS messages as email messages via Gmail

    Do you sometimes feel like you get stuck in a maze of disconnected applications? Instead of checking all of your apps all the time, let Zapier bring everything together for you. This Zapier integration can send your Twilio SMS messages to your email inbox via Gmail, so you don't have to check Twilio to see if new customer SMS messages have arrived. It's like a pair of stilts that lets you see over the walls of the maze.

    Note: Set up as many email recipients as you need by adding separate boxes in the form.

    How It Works

    1. Twilio receives a new SMS message
    2. Zapier sends it from your Gmail address as a new email message

    What You Need

    • Twilio account
    • Gmail account
  • Get notified of new Gmail emails via Twilio SMS text

    The question "did you get my email?" is the last thing you want to hear when a critical message has been sitting in your inbox for too long. This Zapier integration is a powerful tool to keep you on top of important messages to your Gmail account. Whenever an important new email comes into your inbox, Zapier can automatically send you an SMS so you'll know about it immediately.

    Note: When you set the integration, Zapier will display your From Number in a drop-down list. Enter the To Number manually.

    How It Works

    1. A new email in your Gmail inbox triggers your Zapier integration
    2. Twilio to send it to your phone Via SMS

    What You Need

    • Gmail account
    • Twilio account
  • Send a Twilio SMS when a Typeform form is filled out

    Integrate your form with SMS, and seamlessly send the right info, to the right people, at the right time. This Zapier automation will send an SMS via Twilio whenever a new entry is made on Typeform. Whether you're wanting to send fast confirmation responses to the form-fillers, or send form entry data to the right teammate, do it without lifting a finger.

    How It Works

    1. An entry is made on Typeform
    2. Zapier sends an SMS via Twilio

    What You Need

    • Typeform account
    • Twilio account
  • Get Twilio SMS messages with new Facebook Lead Ads leads

    You don't always have the time to check your dashboards, but need to know about new responses to your important Facebook Lead Ads. Zapier can keep you informed! Using this Facebook Lead Ads-Twilio integration, whenever a new lead is detected Zapier will send you an SMS will all the details, keeping you in the loop wherever you go.

    How It Works

    1. Facebook Lead Ads captures a new lead
    2. Zapier automation sends you an SMS message from Twilio

    What You Need

    • Facebook Lead Ads account
    • Twilio account
  • Send Twilio SMS for new Zapier Email Parser emails

    Need to trigger an SMS based on data in template emails? Use this Email Parser Twilio integration to automatically parse template emails and trigger an SMS based on the data in those emails.

    Note: Don't forget to set up your Zapier Email Parser mailbox at https://parser.zapier.com.

    How It Works

    1. A Zapier Email Parser mailbox receives a new email
    2. Zapier sends a new Twilio SMS

    What You Need

    • Zapier Email Parser account
    • Twilio account
  • Send Twilio SMS messages with new Google Forms responses

    Whether you're looking for personal notifications or confirming submissions with respondents, the immediacy of SMS messages is an effective tool. Getting those out won't take up any of your valuable time, either, if you set up this Zap. From then on, whenever you get a new response on Google Forms the information will be sent to Twilio, automatically sending out your text message to thank your respondent or keep you and the team updated.

    Note: To use this integration you'll need a live form that's set up to collect responses in a spreadsheet.

    How this Google Forms-Twilio integration works

    1. A new response is received on Google Forms
    2. Zapier automatically sends a text message from Twilio

    Apps involved

    • Google Forms
    • Twilio
  • Get Twilio SMS messages for new Slack messages in a channel

    You might need immediate notifications for important messages in Slack. Set up this Zapier integration and if a new message is posted to a specified Slack channel, Twilio will send an SMS. Your important messages will be texted to you automatically.

    How this Slack-Twilio integration works

    1. A message is posted to a Slack channel
    2. Twilio sends an SMS

    Apps involved

    • Slack
    • Twilio
  • Get notified of JotForm submissions with a Twilio SMS message

    New form submission? New interest can fade quickly if you don't respond right away. This Zapier integration uses Twilio to sendi new JotForm submissions right to your phone by SMS. Or, you could use the integration to send an SMS message to the person who filled out your form, if your form requests their phone number. It's the perfect way to followup quickly.

    How It Works

    1. A new JotForm submission triggers Zapier
    2. Twilio sends a message by SMS

    What You Need

    • JotForm account
    • Twilio account
  • Send Twilio SMS messages for new Calendly events

    SMS messages are a great way to quickly get notified whenever someone books a new Calendly appointment with you—or to notify the invitee and confirm the new appointment. Zapier's Twilio integration can send these SMS notifications for you. Set up this Zap, and whenever a new appointment is booked in your Calendly calendar, Zapier can send the details via SMS to anyone you want.

    How this Calendly-Twilio integration works

    • An invitee schedules an event in Calendly
    • Zapier sends the details in a Twilio SMS

    Apps Needed

    • Calendly
    • Twilio
  • Send new Gravity Forms submissions as SMS messages via Twilio

    Website form submissions are a powerful tool to connect with new customers, but a slow response can kill the opportunity. This Zapier integration helps you respond effectively by alerting you to new submissions in a timely fashion. You can use this integration to send a new SMS message to you whenever your form is filled out—or, you could use it to send your new contact an SMS if your form asks for their phone number.

    How It Works

    1. Your website receives a new submission from your Gravity Forms plugin.
    2. Zapier alerts you by SMS message

    What You Need

    • Gravity Forms account
    • Twilio account
  • Make Twilio calls for new Gmail messages that match a search

    If you need a telephoned notification for emails that meet certain criteria, this is the perfect integration for you. Once you've set it up, whenever Gmail message that matches a search is received, Twilio places a call. You'll be able to get or send calls for important emails, without closely monitoring your inbox.

    How this Gmail-Twilio integration works

    1. A new email matching search criteria is found in Gmail
    2. Twilio makes a call

    Apps involved

    • Gmail
    • Twilio
  • Use Webhooks and Twilio to call phones automatically

    Webhooks are a versatile way to integrate with many applications—especially your own in-house software. Use this Zapier integration to send Webhook events to your phone as spoken messages via Twilio. It gives you an easy way to add telephony features to your software without having to code custom Twilio integrations on your own.

    How It Works

    1. A Webhook event in an application triggers Zapier
    2. Zapier orders Twilio to call a phone and deliver a message

    What You Need

    • Webhook catch hook
    • Twilio account
  • Get Twilio SMS messages for new MailChimp subscribers

    Notify yourself or team members about new MailChimp subscribers. This Zapier integration makes it easy to set up a text alert. Once a new subscriber is added to MailChimp, Twilio will send an SMS to the numbers you specify. Everyone will be in the know--automatically.

    How this MailChimp-Twilio integration works

    1. A new subscriber is added to MailChimp
    2. Twilio sends an SMS

    Apps involved

    • MailChimp
    • Twilio
  • Send Unbounce submissions via Twilio SMS

    Missing new signups and interest in your offers means you lose the opportunity to get back in touch with people who may have been interested in your company. Unbounce makes it easy to create great landing pages for your website, and this Zapier integration make sure that you can respond almost instantly by sending you an SMS message whenever your Unbounce form is filled out. Or, if your Unbounce form includes a phone number field, you can use this integration to send a followup message to your new contact automatically.

    How It Works

    1. A new form submission is entered on your Unbounce landing page
    2. Zapier triggers Twilio to send an SMS text message

    What You Need

    • Unbounce account
    • Twilio account
  • Save new Twilio calls to Google Sheets as new rows

    Want detailed info on your calls automatically saved to a spreadsheet? This Twilio-Google Sheets integration will let you keep detailed records of your Twilio phone calls—including the numbers called, their location, and how long you talked—by triggering with every new call on Twilio and sending the information over to Google Sheets as a new row for later reference.

    How it Works

    1. A call is logged on Twilio
    2. Zapier automatically creates a new row on Google Sheets

    What You Need

    1. A Twilio account with an activated phone number
    2. A Google Docs spreadsheet
  • Send Google Sheets row updates as Twilio SMS texts

    When your team members make updates to important information on Google Sheets, you need to know about it. This Zapier integration notifies you by SMS when a spreadsheet row is updated. Once again, Zapier gets you the info you need automatically!

    Note: You can have multiple recipients for this service simply by adding all numbers separated by commas.

    How It Works

    1. An update to a Google Sheets row triggers Zapier
    2. Twilio sends to your phone the updated row as an SMS message

    What You Need

    • Google Sheets account
    • Twilio account

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Twilio Integration Details

Launched on Zapier December 5, 2011

If you have users across time zones and country codes, it can be a huge challenge to keep communications organized. With a Twilio phone number that can receive SMS messages in dozens of countries, Zapier can automatically send notifications for sales leads, form entries, and calendar events. Connect Twilio with your email to send or receive SMS messages directly from your inbox.

Here are some creative ways to use Twilio with Zapier:

  • Get updated on new leads without having to log in or check multiple dashboards. When you receive leads in Facebook Lead Ads, LinkedIn Lead Gen Forms, or other forms, Zapier will send you a Twilio SMS message.
  • Make it simple to immediately reach out to new customers. Send Twilio SMS messages with email or phone number information when new contacts are created in ClickFunnels.
  • Easily keep track of referrals. Log new finished calls from Twilio in Google Sheets, and have it save the numbers called, their location, and how long you talked.

Zapier combines Triggers (like "New Recording") and Actions (like "Call Phone") to complete an action in one app when a trigger occurs in another app. These combos—called "Zaps"—complete your tasks automatically.

The following Twilio Triggers, Searches, and Actions are supported by Zapier:

New Recording

Triggered when a new recording is available on your account.

New Transcription

Triggered when a new transcription is available on your account.

New Call

Triggered when a call is finished on your Twilio number.

New SMS

Triggered when an SMS is sent to your Twilio number.

New Phone Number

Triggered when you add a new phone number.

Call Phone

Call a number or numbers and say a message.

Send SMS

Send a SMS to a number or numbers.

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