Nexmo SMS

Common Questions

Nexmo is a Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) that lets you communicate with other users through cloud-hosted voice, SMS, and chat services.


  • Call Status Changed

    Triggers when the status of any call associated with the specified application is changed

  • New Incoming SMS

    Triggers when a new message is received on the specified inbound virtual number (recipient) of your Nexmo account


  • Buy Number

    Buy the specified Inbound Virtual Number

  • Cancel Number

    Cancel the subscription for the specified number

  • Create Application

    Create a new application

  • Delete Application

    Delete the specified application

  • Get Balance

    Retrieve the total credit balance of your Nexmo account

  • Get Applications

    Retrieve some or all applications

  • Get Messages

    Retrieve some or all messages

  • Get Owned Numbers

    Retrieve some or all numbers owned by you

  • Search Available Numbers

    Search for available numbers

  • Send an SMS

    Send an SMS to the specified number

  • Update Application

    Update the details of the specified application

  • Update Number

    Update the details of the specified number

  • Number Insight

    Get insights on the specified Inbound Virtual Number

Common Questions

In order to create a Nexmo SMS connection, you would need to provide your Nexmo API key and API Secret key to Integration. Follow the steps given below to retrieve these keys:

Step 1: Login to your Nexmo account

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Step 2: Navigate to the 'Getting Started' tab given on the dashboard.

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Here, the value of the 'key' field is the 'API Key'.

Step 3: Next, click on the 'Show Password' (or eye) icon to see the 'API Secret Key'.