How to Send SMS using Twilio in Laravel?

By Hardik Savani April 16, 2024 Category : Laravel


In this example, i will show you send sms using twilio in laravel. step by step explain laravel - twilio sms notifications. This post will give you simple example of laravel sms notification twilio. you'll learn laravel send sms to mobile with twilio.

In this example, i will give you very simple example to sending sms using twilio api in laravel app. you can easily use this code in laravel 6, laravel 7, laravel 8, laravel 9, laravel 10 and laravel 11 app.

let's follow bellow steps:

Step 1: Install Laravel

first of all we need to get fresh Laravel version application using bellow command, So open your terminal OR command prompt and run bellow command:

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

Step 2: Create Twilio Account

First you need to create and add phone number. then you can easily get account SID, Token and Number.

Create Account from here:

Next add Twilio Phone Number

Next you can get account SID, Token and Number and add on .env file as like bellow:





Step 3: Install twilio/sdk Package

In this step, we need to install twilio/sdk composer package to use twilio api. so let's run bellow command:

composer require twilio/sdk

Step 4: Create Route

now we will create one route for calling our example, so let's add new route to web.php file as bellow:



use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Route;

use App\Http\Controllers\TwilioSMSController;



| Web Routes



| Here is where you can register web routes for your application. These

| routes are loaded by the RouteServiceProvider within a group which

| contains the "web" middleware group. Now create something great!



Route::get('sendSMS', [TwilioSMSController::class, 'index']);

Step 5: Create Controller

in this step, we will create TwilioSMSController and write send sms logic, so let's add new route to web.php file as bellow:



namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;

use Exception;

use Twilio\Rest\Client;

class TwilioSMSController extends Controller



* Write code on Method


* @return response()


public function index()


$receiverNumber = "RECEIVER_NUMBER";

$message = "This is testing from";

try {

$account_sid = getenv("TWILIO_SID");

$auth_token = getenv("TWILIO_TOKEN");

$twilio_number = getenv("TWILIO_FROM");

$client = new Client($account_sid, $auth_token);

$client->messages->create($receiverNumber, [

'from' => $twilio_number,

'body' => $message]);

dd('SMS Sent Successfully.');

} catch (Exception $e) {

dd("Error: ". $e->getMessage());




Now you can run and check.

I hope it can help you...

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