Send SMS

Your chatbot can send text messages (SMS) to any phone number in the world at any stage of the chat flow. As soon as the flow of conversation reaches SendSMS, An SMS is sent using Twilio Telephony service. When you create an SMS bot or Web bot that uses SMS, Bot builder will automatically ask you for Twilio Credentials (Account SID and Auth Token, you can get these here).

Example:

IDTypeTextGoto
5.1DialogueThank You! You will start receiving alerts soon.
SendSMS-Sample SMS Message
SendSMS-+12223334444-+19998887777Sample SMS Message

You can use a variable value captured by the bot to send an SMS too (if you are trying to send SMS to the person who is chatting with the bot. It will go like this:

Example:

IDTypeTextGoto
5.1DialogueThank You! You will start receiving alerts soon.
SendSMS--{{vars.Phone_captured}}Sample SMS Message
SendSMS-+12223334444-{{vars.Phone_captured}}Sample SMS Message

Note:
It is important to mention the phone number you have already bought in your Twilio Account to let Twilio make this call. If you have not bought one, you can buy it here.