Send an SMS Using Ruby

The TextMagic API Ruby wrapper can save you a lot of time, as it includes all the necessary API commands and tests. It only takes a few seconds to download it from GitHub and to install it into your own app or software. After installation, you'll then be able to send text messages.

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Installation Instructions

Quick Installation

Run the following command to install the TextMagic Ruby helper using gem:

gem install textmagic-ruby

Manual Installation

You can also install the TextMagic Ruby helper from the Github repository using git. Run the following commands:

git clone [email protected]:textmagic/textmagic-rest-ruby.git
cd textmagic-rest-ruby
make test-install
make install


The Ruby wrapper for the TextMagic API has the following requirements:

  • Ruby >= 1.9.3
  • Bundler >=1.10

Sending an SMS using Ruby (an example)

Below you’ll find an example of how to send a text message using Ruby.

require 'rubygems'
require 'textmagic-ruby'
username = 'your_textmagic_username'
token = 'your_textmagic_apiv2_key'
client = username, token
params = {:phones => '999000000', :text => 'Hello from TextMagic Ruby.'}
message = client.messages.create(params)


If you need help with the wrapper, or if you have any suggestions for improvements and/or if you have any enquiries regarding the Ruby SMS API, please contact us by emailing [email protected].