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Send SMS using Clickatell

  • This task is applicable only to Zoho Creator.
  • This task can be used only by users who created their Clickatell account before November, 2016. We recommend the users who signed up after November, 2016 to make use of the invokeUrl task to call the respective Clickatell API.


The clickatell.sms.sendtext task is used to send messages through your Clickatell account using Deluge. For example, imagine you have a Zoho Creator application to track your inventory. You can use this task to send SMS notification to the specified phone number through your Clickatell account, whenever your inventory runs low on stock.


<variable> = clickatell.sms.send(<clickatell_connection>, <to_number><message>);


Params Data typeDescription



is the variable which will hold the response returned by Clickatell.



is the name of the Clickatell connection.



is the phone number to which the message must be sent.

The phone number must be in the format: +<country_code><phone_number>


Contents of the message

Send an SMS using Clickatell

The following snippet sends the specified message to the specified number. 

response = clickatell.sms.send("Clickatell", "+91XXXXXXXXXX", "Thank you for subscribing");


"Clickatell"is the name of the Clickatell Connection
"+91XXXXXXXXXX"is the phone number to which the message will be sent
"Thank you for subscribing"is the message which will be sent
responseis response returned as KEY-VALUE by Clickatell

Response Format

Following is a sample success response returned by Clickatell:


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