ClickSend TTS

The clicksend_tts platform uses ClickSend to deliver text-to-speech (TTS) notifications from Home Assistant.

After creating your account, you should now be able to obtain your username and api_key here.

To add ClickSend to your installation, add the following to your Home Assistant configuration.yamlThe configuration.yaml file is the main configuration file for Home Assistant. It lists the integrations to be loaded and their specific configurations. In some cases, the configuration needs to be edited manually directly in the configuration.yaml file. Most integrations can be configured in the UI.[Learn more] file:

  - platform: clicksend_tts
    api_key: CLICKSEND_API_KEY
    recipient: PHONE_NO

Configuration Variables

name string (Optional, default: clicksend_tts)

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

username string Required

Your username (probably your email address).

api_key string Required

Your API Key.

recipient string Required

An E.164 formatted phone number, like +14151234567. This is the phone number that you want to call and notify via TTS, see ClickSend Documentation for more info.

language string (Optional, default: en-us)

The language you want to use to convert the message to audio. Accepted values are found in the ClickSend Documentation.

voice string (Optional, default: female)

The voice that needs to be used to play the message to the recipient. Allowed values are female or male.


ClickSend is a notify platform and thus can be controlled by calling the notify service as described here. It will send a notification to the E.164 phone number you configured as recipient.

alias: "The sun has set"
  - platform: sun
    event: sunset
  - service: notify.clicksend_tts
      message: "The sun has set"