How to send SMS messages with Africa's Talking

Knock integrates with Africa's Talking to send SMS notifications to your recipients.


  • Per environment configuration
  • Sandbox mode

Getting started

You can create a new Africa's Talking channel in the dashboard under the "Channels" section. From there, you'll need to configure the channel for each environment you have.

Provider configuration

API Keystring*The API key from Africa's Talking.
Usernamestring*The username from Africa's Talking.
Short codestring (optional)The short code to send messages from.

Recipient data requirements

In order to send an SMS notification you'll need a valid phone_number property set on your recipient.