1. What is Twilio?
This is http api that allows the user to make a web based call and sms application. The objective of this powerfull api is help to make a telephony applications.
2. What is ngrok?
This is a cross-platform application that provide facility to use local server on internet.
3. How To Setup Twilio?
Step - 1: You have to create a twilio account on https://www.twilio.com/try-twilio
Step - 2: after create a twilio account you will get credit amount almost $15
Step - 3: When amount credited in you account then buy a twilio number
Step - 4: then add the number at phone numbers >> manage >> verified caller ids >> Add new caller ids
Step - 5: Now, Its time setup django project
For setup the django project take the reference from here - https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/4.0/intro/tutorial01/
Step - 6: create an application
python manage.py startapp twi_call
pip install twilio
step - 7: In twi_call views.py file
you have to import these packages
from django.http import HttpResponse
from django.views.decorators.csrf import csrf_exempt
from twilio.rest import Client
auth_token = 'e9442321ddf81b39383464d2dc9d0d78aff8730a6fdr'
client = Client(account_sid, auth_token)
call = client.calls.create(
twiml='<Response><Say> Hello i am twilio</Say></Response>',
to='#############',//registered contact no.
from_='##########'//twilio phone number
return HttpResponse("Thank you")
you will get account_sid and auth_token from user settings >> console
Step - 8: setup url for above function
from twi_call import views
urlpatterns = [
4. You have setup your django project and twilio account, Now its time setup ngrok
Step - 1: Create a account in ngrok from this url - https://dashboard.ngrok.com/signup
Step - 2: After login via ngrok account you will get the screen like :
Step - 3: Click on Download button
Step - 4: unzip the file
Step - 5: connect to the server
ngrok config add-authtoken 26uw7VdPF4gPxxa1sXN9dT1ErBW_3jVtku5zgbsNPABWM184J
Step-6: Run ngrok via this command
ngrok http 8000
after execute this command you will get the output screen like this
5. run django server
python manage.py runserver
6. search in browser
then you will received a call on phone
If you follow the above steps, you will able to create web call application
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