How to send SMS messages with MessageBird

Knock integrates with MessageBird to send SMS notifications to your recipients.


  • Delivery tracking
  • Per environment configuration
  • Sandbox mode

Getting started

You can create a new MessageBird channel in the dashboard under the Integrations > Channels section. From there, you'll need to configure the channel for each environment you have.

Provider configuration

API Keystring*The API key from MessageBird. You can find this under Developers > API access.
From phone numberstring*The phone number to send messages from.
Short codestring*The short code to send messages from.
Sender IDstring*The Sender ID 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.