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Install Channel: Email

Let's get started with the Programmable Conversations API by learning how to install a channel. In this quickstart, you'll learn how to set up Email.

Before we go ahead, did you request early access?

  • No? Make sure to do so before continuing with this quickstart.
  • Yes? Great! Go to step 2.

Step 1: Go to the channels directory in your Dashboard

Go to 'Channels' in the sidebar of your MessageBird Dashboard. Then click on

Add channel
under Email.

Install Email

Step 2: Give your channel a name

Name your channel, make sure it's easily recognizable for yourself and your team. Don't worry, this will only be used internally.

Install Email

Step 3: Add your domain name

Add your domain. Please make sure that you own the domain and have access to its Domain Name System (DNS) record.

Install Email

Step 4: Add your webhook URL

Add the URL from which you want to receive webhooks. Keep in mind that this webhook will only be used to receive inbound emails.

Install Email

Step 5: Install Email

Click on 'Install now' and voilà! Email is now installed as a channel.

Step 6: Manage your channel

If you want to edit, rename or delete your channel, simply select the channel and save the changes afterwards.

Nice work! 🎉 You've successfully installed Email as a channel for the MessageBird Programmable Conversations API.

Next steps

You may now want to check out these resources:

Questions?

We’re always happy to help with code or other questions you might have! Check out our API Reference, Developer Tutorials, or contact our Support team.

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