Looker Actions - Twilio Send Data
Looker is launching a Twilio action, allowing customers to send data to a phone through the Twilio API from within Looker. Customers will be able to text data referencing Looker on a one-off or scheduled basis.
Enable the Twilio Send Data Action
Note: Your Looker instance must be on Looker 5.6.
To enable the action in Looker, go to your Admin panel and the Actions Tab under the Platform header [your-instance.looker.com/admin/actions]. (Admin > Platform > Actions)
Select “Enable” on the Twilio Send Data Action.
In your Twilio console, note your Account SID, Auth Token and a purchased Phone Number [https://www.twilio.com/console].
Copy the authentication information and paste into the Looker Actions Page.
Send text message data through Twilio
Great, now you’ve setup your Action so that Looker can communicate with the Twilio API!
Create and Send or Schedule a Report
In the Send or Schedule window’s Destination field, select “Twilio Send Data”.
In the To field, specify the phone number to text the data.
Your data will be sent to the phone number through Twilio!