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Detect when a user receives an SMS message?

Hi - Is there a way to detect when a user gets an SMS message so I call call the SMS API ?

sms and text messaging
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Phong Vu answered John Wang edited

Check this out
- Using PubNub notification

- Using Webhooks notification

When using PubNub or Webhooks, subscribe for he following event filters:

- Instant Message Event - event for each message, including body text

- Message Event - returns number of new messages

Also check the SMS API Tutorial

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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