Use this endpoint to send an SMS from your Flowroute phone number to another valid phone number. Visit Manage your DIDs to view all of your Flowroute numbers.
- You can only send an SMS from a phone number registered on your Flowroute account.
- You are allowed to send 5 SMS per second.
- Flowroute cannot guarantee delivery to any phone number not enabled for SMS.
- Smart quotes are known to cause errors. Please make sure to use neutral (vertical) quotes in your request.
Valid phone number that you're sending the message to. This number must be compliant with E.164 number standards+12065551234
Flowroute phone number that you're sending the message from. This number must be compliant with E.164 number standards+12065550101
The content of the message to deliver. Depending on the length of your message, it may be broken into multiple fragments which will be reassembled on the receiver's handset. See Message Length & Concatenation for specific information.
A callback URL that you can configure on a per message basis for delivery receipt updates. Upon sending your SMS, Flowroute will post the delivery receipts to the dlr_callback that you've set. To learn more, see Receive an SMS DLR.
Response FormatOn success, the HTTP status code in the response header is 202 Accepted and the response body contains the message record ID with mdr2 prefix. On error, the header status code is an error code and the response body contains an array of error objects.
Upon successful configuration, Flowroute will start posting your inbound SMS messages to your SMS Callback URL. The HTTP status code in the response header is 200 OK and the response body contains a detailed message object in JSON format. If you don't receive the POST notifications, check that your callback service and SMS Callback URL are set up correctly.
Message object composed of the following:
price_details object - The pricing details of the message sent.
base_rate decimal - The base cost per message segment. Unit is USD.
charged_cost decimal - The total cost of the message. This is calculate by the following formula: (base_rate + surcharge_rate) * segment_count
segment_count int - The SMS industry standard for a single message is 160 characcters as defined in the GSM 03.38 standard
surcharge_rate decimal - The surcharge price per segment that the message incurred.
ID of the SMS message with the mdr2 prefix.
This will always be message.