Text Message

A text message is a plain text message. You can send a text message by making a POST request to the /messages:send Conversation API endpoint with the following payload:

{
  "app_id": "{{APP_ID}}",
  "recipient": {
    "contact_id": "{{CONTACT_ID}}"
  },
  "message": {
    "text_message": {
      "text": "Greetings from Sinch Conversation API."
    }
  }
}

The follow sections give examples of how text messages are rendered in each channel.

WhatsApp

WhatsApp channel natively supports text messages. The following image gives an example of a text message.

Text Message

SMS

SMS channel natively supports text messages. The following image gives an example of a text message.

Text Message

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger supports text messages natively. The following image gives an example of a text message.

Text Message

Instagram

Instagram supports text messages natively.

MMS

MMS channel supports text messages natively.

The following image gives an example of a text message.

Text Message

RCS

RCS channel natively supports Text Messages. The following image gives an example of a text message.

Text Message

Viber Bot

Viber Bot channel natively supports text messages. The following image gives an example of a text message.

Text Message

Viber Business Messages

VIBER Business Messages channel natively supports text messages. The maximum length of the text is 1000 characters. Longer content will be truncated. The following image gives an example of a text message.

Text Message

Telegram

Telegram channel natively supports text messages.

Text Message

Kakaotalk

Kakaotalk supports text messages natively. The text of the Text message has a maximum length of 1000 characters.