Getting Started with Plivo

You can start integrating voice and SMS capabilities into your apps in a snap. We believe that examples are the best way to learn about how Plivo works. So here, you’ll find step-by-step instructions on how to build apps on Plivo.

Voice Apps

  • Phone Menu: Build a simple phone menu that reads a random joke from Reddit or plays a song when the appropriate keys are pressed. Use cases: call centers, help desks, automated business lines, etc.
  • Conference Call: Bridge 3 or more people in a conference call. Use cases: collaboration apps, conference solutions, etc.
  • Text-to-Speech: Make an outbound call to any phone number and have Plivo read out a text-based message. Use cases: emergency alerts, system notifications, two-factor authentication, etc.
  • Call Forward: Forward incoming call to your Plivo number to a mobile number or a SIP endpoint.
  • SIP Endpoint: Learn how to configure your SIP endpoint to start receiving and making calls from a SIP phone or our SDKs.

SMS Apps

  • Send a SMS: Send a SMS text message to any phone number. Use cases: two-factor authentication, notifications, communication apps, etc.
  • SMS to Email: Forward an inbound SMS on a Plivo number to your email address.

Mobile Apps

Web Apps