An Application is a set of Answer, Hangup and Message URL which help you control your incoming calls and messages.


There are two ways in which an Application can be created:

  • From the Plivo dashboard
  • Through Plivo API


To create an Application from the Plivo console, follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. Navigate to Application page on the Plivo console and click on add application.
  2. Give a name to the Application and fill in the URL as per your requirement. To know more please check out our Application docs.
  3. Click on add application.




Assigning a Plivo number to your Application



Below are the steps to assign a Plivo number to your Application:

  1. Navigate to the Numbers page.

  2. Click on the phone number you want to use for a particular application.

  3. Select the name of your application from the dropdown.

  4. Click on Update to save.







To create the application through a Plivo API, the following API has to be triggered to create an Application:


https://api.plivo.com/v1/Account/{auth_id}/Application/


Along with this, a list of parameters can be selected to add specifications to the application

To check all the parameters and get more details on the application please check the Application docs.





In case you face any issue, please contact our support team for assistance: https://support.plivo.com/support/home