MessageBird


The MessageBird notification platform sends notifications as SMS messages using MessageBird to your mobile phone.

Setup

Go to https://www.messagebird.com/ to retrieve your API key.

Configuration

To enable MessageBird notifications in your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
notify:
  - name: NOTIFIER_NAME
    platform: message_bird
    api_key: YOUR_API_KEY

Configuration Variables

api_key

(string)(Required)Your MessageBird API key.

name

(string)(Optional)Setting the optional parameter name allows multiple notifiers to be created. The notifier will bind to the service notify.NOTIFIER_NAME.

Default value: notify

sender

(string)(Optional)Setting the optional parameter sender. This will be the sender of the SMS. It may be either a telephone number (e.g., +4915112345678) or a text with a maximum length of 11 characters.

Default value: HA

Usage

MessageBird is a notify platform and thus can be controlled by calling the notify service as described here. It will send a notification to the specified mobile phone number(s).

Example service payload

{
  "message": "A message for many people",
  "target": [ "+49123456789", "+43123456789" ]
}