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hackathon Welcome LAUNCH Hackathon participants! We look forward to having you build your applications on our brand new RingCentral Connect Platform. We have an exciting set of communication and data service APIs that can be used to build cool applications. Feel free to mashup with other API platforms.

Watch this video for a quick introduction to RingCentral.

API Capabilities

Modern RESTful APIs with JSON responses. Includes the following capabilities:

Important links


  1. Which numbers can I use for sending SMS or making calls ?
  1. How do I make outbound local calls with my phone number ?
  1. Are the Sandbox numbers live ?
  1. Will my application be throttled ?
  1. How do I add new numbers to my account?
  1. How do I get support for my application ?

Sample Code

Application to send SMS using the PHP SDK:

sample code Application Ideas

  1. Use communication events as triggers for business actions (incoming SMS, phone calls, etc.).
  2. Use SMS content to update your account configuration.
  3. Integrate RingCentral content (i.e.: voicemails, faxes, etc.) with other cloud services such as Box, DropBox, Google Docs, etc.
  4. Create reminders using voice calls or SMS.
  5. Analyze call log data, create data visualizations.

Originally published Feb 27, 2015, updated Aug 12, 2020

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