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How to send SMS in 5 seconds right from your Terminal?

rohansawant profile image Rohan Sawant ・1 min read

📨Shell-SMS-Shender

A Simple command line tool to send SMS from the command line using the Twilio API.

Send SMSes Swiftly right from your Shell

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GitHub logo CT83 / Shell-SMS-Shender

A Simple command line tool to send SMS from the command line using the Twilio API.

Getting Started

  1. Clone the repo. git clone https://github.com/CT83/Shell-SMS-Shender.git, cd into it
  2. chmod 775 sss-client
  3. Head to the Twilio console. Either log-in or sign up for a free account, and look for the Account Summary, make sure you have already bought a Twilio Phone Number. Alt Text
  4. Copy the credentials and your phone number in a new file .config, and add it to the root of the repo, like so.

    ACCOUNTSID=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    AUTHTOKEN=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    CALLERID=507-697-0XXX
    
  5. Done! Type ./sss-client

License

MIT License. You are free to do anything. 🙃

References

I found this too by Twilio while researching, I modified it to suit my needs.

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