Twerp is the telephone hackers toolkit.
Twerp is also:
- A command-line interface for the Twilio API
- Your own Phone Company. From the command-line!
- A tool that will revolutionize crank calling (only legal from California to the French parts of Canada. Note: IANALBISEEOC (I am not a lawyer but I've seen every episode of Cops).
- Buy phone numbers from the command-line in the U.S., toll free and wherever Twilio sells them
- Manage Twilio accounts: create new sub-accounts, list, rename accouts
- Make phone calls from the command-line
- Conrtol call flow from the command-line using stateless TwiML transactions (no web app necessary)
- Command-line driven conference calls
- Send and receive SMS text messages
- Read your Twilio logs from the command-line
- Modify the flow of calls or conferences in progress with a curses based comand-line interface
- Do lots of stuff without going to your dashboard on the twilio.com website
- Plugin system based on Python entry_points
- Plugin to launch Bottle web app and localtunnel.com it!
- Plugin for Phox Flask webapp
- Create API for using alternate interfaces such as urwid to make complete SMS or phone app GUIs.
- Make an entire website about what I could do with Twilio+Twerp.
pip install twerp
Usage: twerp [options]
-h, --help show this help message and exit --version Show twerp version and exit. -v, --verbose Show more output stuff. --debug Show debugging information. -q, --quiet Show less output.
- Common options:
These options can be used for both SMS and voice calls.
-c CALLERID, --callerid=CALLERID Phone number you are calling from or texting from. -i, --interactive Go into interactive command-line mode after dialing (voice or conferences).
- Voice call options:
Place phone calls, execute TWIML.
- -d +12135551212,+14155551212, --dial=+12135551212,+14155551212
- List of numbers to dial, comma-separated.
- -y Say something., --say=Say something.
- Use with --dial to say something.
- -u URL of TWIML, --url=URL of TWIML
- URL of TWIML to pass call with --call
- -b +12135551212, --buy=+12135551212
- Buy a specific phone number listed with -x or -a
- -a AREA CODE, --area-code=AREA CODE
- Search for phone number to purchase by area code. Use -b to purchase from these results.
-x CONTAINS, --contains=CONTAINS Search for phone number to purchase by numbers or letters it contains.
- Conference (voice) options:
These options can be used for voice conference calls.
- -f +12135551212,+14155551212, --conference=+12135551212,+14155551212
- Start conference with list of numbers to dial, comma- separated.
-o ROOM, --room=ROOM Room to join for voice conference. -e, --conferences Show conferences in-progress. -p, --conference-participants Show participants for all conferences in-progress.
- SMS options:
Send and reveive SMS text messages.
-m <TXT MSG>, --message=<TXT MSG> Send SMS text message
- -s +12135551212,+14155551212, --sms=+12135551212,+14155551212
- Send SMS text message to list of numbers.
-l, --list-sms Show incoming SMS messages.
- Reporting options:
List your Twilio phone numbers and information about each.
-n, --notifications Show notifications from Twilio API (error messages and warnings). -r, --numbers Show all my Twilio phone numbers. Use -Nv for detailed info on each number. --sid=SID Show log for given SID
Twilio Application information.
--applications Show all my Twilio Applications.
Twilio account and sub-account management
--list-accounts List all Twilio accounts and sub-accounts. --create-sub-account=NAME Create sub-account named 'NAME' --rename-sub-account=NAME Rename account or sub-account using 'NAME'
The prompt will have part of the SID if a call is in progress:
twerp (CA3abc...) >>
If you hang up a call, for example, there will be no SID, so the prompt will look like this:
twerp (...) >>
- list - List all calls in progress, ringing or queued
- hangup - Hang up call associated with SID shown in prompt
- nuke - Hang up all calls associated with account. ALL OF THEM!
- forward <nnnnnnnnnn> - Redirect current call to another phone number
- url <URL> - Redirect flow of call to TwiML at a URL
- info [<SID>] - Show info for current SID or SID given
- sid <SID> - Change the current SID associated with interactive-mode
pip install twerp