Calls

How do I make phone calls using Plivo?
You can make outbound phone calls to landlines, mobiles, and SIP endpoints (e.g., softphones), in any of our 200+ coverage countries. A single outbound ca...
Can I make an outbound call to the SIP URI of a Plivo application?
Yes, you can make an outbound call to the SIP URI of a Plivo application. For example, you can make an HTTP POST request to originate an outbound call to ...
How can I make an outbound call to a list of phone numbers?
If you want to dial a list of phone numbers at the same time, you have to use the Call API multiple times, one for every number that you want to dial. Or ...
How can I get the status information of an active call?
The Get Details of a Live Call API resource will provide information on an active call. The Get All Live Calls API will provide information about all ac...
Can I call multiple numbers with a single API call?
By default, you can make a single outbound call for each API call: however, Plivo does support high capacity outbound calls with a single API call. To m...
I am receiving unwanted inbound phone calls, how can I screen them?
Screening can be set up by adding the unwanted caller’s phone number to a blacklist. All incoming calls from blacklisted phone numbers are automatically r...
What countries do you support for voice calls?
Outbound voice calls Plivo supports outbound voice calls to over 200 countries. For information about what networks and countries are supported, please...
How will I be charged for calls?
Two main factors go into charging for calls: usage and phone number rental. Usage The inbound and outbound minutes that are used in a campaign.  At...
How to calculate the cost of a call?
To calculate the cost of a call, you need take into consideration The usage (the length and direction of the call) The phone number The prefix ...
How to Budget for a Campaign?
Type of Campaign Determine what type of campaign you will be running. This will help you estimate your budget Outbound only Calls Outbound calls ar...