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Using RC Fax API to send files stored in Google Drive

Hi! I was wondering if anyone had attempted this use case or something similar. We have google docs and pdfs that we would like to be able to fax programmatically using the API. Does anyone know if the available API has any limitations that would prevent this?

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Phong Vu answered

RingCentral cannot access your Google drive directly. You must write code to access and read file from your Google drive and pass the byte arrays to the Fax attachment.

See this question/answer in Node JS

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/36826608/reading-a-binary-file-from-google-drive-using-node-js

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Developer sandbox tools

Using the RingCentral Phone for Desktop, you can dial or receive test calls, send and receive test SMS or Fax messages in your sandbox environment.

Download RingCentral Phone for Desktop:

Tip: switch to the "sandbox mode" before logging in the app:

  • On MacOS: press "fn + command + f2" keys
  • On Windows: press "Ctrl + F2" keys