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Calling / Sending SMS from app

Can anyone recommend JS to make a phone call a defined number or send a predetermined SMS?

Hello @clueadventures, to send an SMS, you need to use a server side scripting language like PHP because Javascript will leak your confidential keys.

You need to create an account at an SMS/ Calling API provider like

Twilio Pricing

After that visit Download SDK and download the sdk by clicking "Clone or Download" button. After downloading the zip, extract it and create a send-sms.php file in it and paste the below code.

require __DIR__ . '/Twilio/autoload.php';
use Twilio\Rest\Client;

$recepientNumber = $_POST['number'];
$message= $_POST['message'];
// Your Account SID and Auth Token from
$auth_token = 'your_auth_token';
// In production, these should be environment variables. E.g.:
// $auth_token = $_ENV["TWILIO_ACCOUNT_SID"]

// A Twilio number you own with SMS capabilities
$twilio_number = "+15017122661";

$client = new Client($account_sid, $auth_token);
    // Where to send a text message (your cell phone?)
        'from' => $twilio_number,
        'body' => $message

Make sure to replace account_sid & auth_token according to your twillio account's details.

After you have done all this, upload this folder to your server's public_html/htdocs folder

To send a message from VisualNEO Win, do the following:

InternetPost "" "number=[number]&message=[message]" "[Result]" ""

To send a message from VisualNEO Web, create a Form object.

Form Object In VisualNEO Web

If you don't have a server/website yet, you can google search for "free web hosting" and sign up to any service provider but once, your app is ready, you should move to a paid service provider (example - CloudNEO)