# Creating a callback
Callbacks is a feature on SMS Gateway API which you can configure to notify you of changes on the account. These changes can be anything from when you receiving a new message on your Android phone to when a message you tried sending from the API status has updated. You can create callbacks to notify you in a number of different ways.
How to create a callback
You can create callback events from the SMS Gateway API admin console. The link of which can be found below.
|Event:||The event that would trigger the callback|
|Device:||The device that the callback should be triggered for|
|Method:||The method you wish you to be notified by|
|Action:||The HTTP page, Email, or message you wish triggered on event|
|Secret:||Make up a string. We will send this along with the event info so you know it's really us.|