In this tutorial, I will teach to how to use our Communications REST API of Twilio to send SMS using the Twilio PHP helper library.

Steps you need to follow:

  1. Sign up for Twilio and purchase an SMS-enabled phone number.
  2. Download Twilio PHP helper library using Composer command.
  3. Send your first SMS.

How to send SMS using Twilio

Create any PHP Application and download Twilio PHP helper library via composer

composer require twilio/sdk



require __DIR__ . '/vendor/autoload.php';

use Twilio\Rest\Client;

// Your Account SID and Auth Token from
$auth_token = 'your_auth_token';

// you need to buy from twilio
$twilio_number = "+15017122661";

$client = new Client($account_sid, $auth_token);
        // recipient number
        '+15558675310', array(
    'from' => $twilio_number,
    'body' => 'I sent this message in under 10 minutes!'

In the example you can replace your sid, token and twilio number it will help you for sending sms using PHP