Call Forward to Multiple Numbers using Twilio
In this post, I'm going to share a small snippet on how you can easily forward incoming calls to multiple phone numbers using your Twilio number. There are multiple ways you can do this. For our situation, I am using Twilio TwiML Bin to make the code.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Response> <Dial> <Number>+1-416808XXXX</Number> <Number>+1-437702XXXX</Number> </Dial> </Response>
Here, when a call get's to your Twilio Number, Twilio invokes a function to dial provided numbers.
- Firstly, make sure that you've at least a Twilio number (You can get 1 from here)
- Open TwiML Bin, if it's not showing on your sidebar, click Explore Products -> Select TwiML Bins (https://console.twilio.com/develop/explore)
As you can see I used the name: Call Forwarder
Copy & paste the above code to your new TwiML Bin.
Copy the URL from the TwiML Bin page.
After that, click on Phone Numbers->Active Numbers and select Call Forwarder from the A CALL COMES IN field
Select HTTP GET from the drop down.
Voila. That's it!
Now, when you ring your Twilio Number you'll get incoming calls to other numbers.
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