Setting up a Twilio account

Twilio is a service that gives software developers the ability to create and receive text and phone calls programmatically through the use of its web service APIs. Let's start by setting up a Twilio account:

  1. In a web browser, navigate to www.twilio.com
  2. Click on the red sign up at the top-right corner of the page
  3. Enter the appropriate personal information and a password, and then select SMSArrival Alerts, and Python for the fields below the password:

  1. Provide a phone number to receive an authorization code via SMS, as follows:
  1. Enter the authorization code you receive, as shown here:
  1. The next step is to ...

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