Laravel 8 Send SMS to Mobile with Nexmo Example

Laravel 8 Send SMS to Mobile with Nexmo Example

Laravel 8 send sms using nexmo example. In this tutorial, you will learn how to send sms notification to mobile using nexmo in laravel 8 app.

This tutorial will guide you step by step on how to send send sms to mobile with nexmo in laravel 8 app. Now, You need to follow the some step to done laravel nexmo message.

First of all, visit the following link and create nexmo account. Get client id and secret from nexom account.

How to Send SMS Messages in Laravel 8

  • Step 1 – Download Laravel 8 Application
  • Step 2 – Connecting App to Database
  • Step 3 – Install SMS Package
  • Step 4 – Create Route
  • Step 5 – Create Controller By Artisan Command
  • Step 6 – Run Development Server

Step 1 – Download Laravel 8 Application

First of all download or install laravel 8 new setup. So, open terminal and type the following command to install new laravel 8 app into your machine:

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

Step 2 – Connecting App to Database

In this step, setup database with your downloded/installed laravel 8 app. So, you need to find .env file and setup database details as following:


And add nexmo client id and secret in .env file:


Step 3 – Install SMS Pakcage

In this step, open again your command prompt and execute the following command on it. To install nexmo sms package:

composer require nexmo/client

Then visit nexmo website and create nexmo account from here : When you will be done account creation. This will give you the app id and secret key.

Step 4 – Create Routes

In this step, open web.php file from routes direcotry. And update the following routes into web.php file:

  use App\Http\Controllers\NexmoSMSController;

  Route::get('send-sms', [NexmoSMSController::class, 'index']);

Step 5 – Create Controller By Artisan Command

In this step, run the following command on command prompt to create controller file:

php artisan make:controller NexmoSMSController

After that, go to app/http/controllers and open NexmoSMSController.php file. And update the following code into it:

namespace App\Http\Controllers;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use Exception;
class NexmoSMSController extends Controller
     * Write code on Method
     * @return response()
    public function index()
        try {
            $basic  = new \Nexmo\Client\Credentials\Basic(getenv("NEXMO_KEY"), getenv("NEXMO_SECRET"));
            $client = new \Nexmo\Client($basic);
            $receiverNumber = "91846XXXXX";
            $message = "This is testing from";
            $message = $client->message()->send([
                'to' => $receiverNumber,
                'from' => 'Vonage APIs',
                'text' => $message
            dd('SMS Sent Successfully.');
        } catch (Exception $e) {
            dd("Error: ". $e->getMessage());

Step 6 – Run Development Server

Finally, open command prompt and run the following command to start developement server:

php artisan serve

Then open your browser and hit the following url on it:

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