Documentation - Contacts

  1. Creating a new contact
  2. Updating an existing contact
  3. Adding a phone number to an existing contact
  4. Removing a phone number from an existing contact
  5. Getting a contacts information
  6. Searching contacts

Contacts - Getting a contacts information

You can use the SMS Gateway API to get a get details on a specific contacts
Below is some sample requests and response. For complete API documentation on getting a contacts information please refer to the Swagger (Open API Specification) documentations here: SMS Gateway API Definition

API Request

Request Endpoint
Method: GET
Request Parameters
Name Location Required Description
Authorization header true Your API token found on the settings page
id path true The ID of the contact you are trying to fetch

Request Example

  "GET": ""

Response Examples

Response Code: 200

  "id": 2,
  "name": "John Doe",
  "phone_numbers": [

Error Response

When a request can not be processed

Response Code: 40x | 500

  "status": "fail",
  "message": "Could not process request",
  "data": {
    "exception": "Error message"

SDK Examples

You can use our Swagger generated PHP SDK to help integrate with our service. If you wish to use SMS Gateway Me with a different platform you may generate your own client using the swagger file.

Installation Instructions: PHP SMS Gateway SDK
Swagger Definition: SMS Gateway API Definition

Request Example


require 'vendor/autoload.php';

use SMSGatewayMe\Client\ApiClient;
use SMSGatewayMe\Client\Configuration;
use SMSGatewayMe\Client\Api\ContactApi;

// Configure client
$config = Configuration::getDefaultConfiguration();
$config->setApiKey('Authorization', 'your-token-here');
$apiClient = new ApiClient($config);

// Create contact client
$contactClient = new ContactApi($apiClient);

// Get contact
$contact = $contactClient->getContact(12586272);

Successful Response

SMSGatewayMe\Client\Model\Contact Object
    [id:protected] => 12590982
    [name:protected] => Johnathon Doe
    [phoneNumbers:protected] => Array
            [0] => 07791064785
            [1] => 07791064786
            [2] => 07791064787