Twilio API - send an SMS text from your cell phone to run a command on your computer

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    Click the three dots inside a circle icon on the left.

    Select Programmable SMS

    Select TwiML Apps under Tools
    Twilio API 1

    Set your request URL like this: token from Instructions page)

    Twilio API 1

    Create a batch file (d:\tools\twilio.bat for example) that accepts your parameters. As a test, you could just log the parameters with a batch file like this:

    echo %1 %2 %3 %4 %5 %6 %7 %8 %9 >> d:\tools\twilio.log

    Create a TRIGGERcmd command that runs your batch file with Allow Parameters set to true.

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