Dial

Initiate an outbound call to a specified destination. This is also commonly referred to as Click to Call or Click to Dial. Alerts on all the devices belonging to the user. When the user answers on one of these alerting devices, an outbound call is placed from that device to the destination.

POST/v1/telephony/calls/dial
Body Parameters
destination
stringrequired

The destination to be dialed. The destination can be digits or a URI. Some examples for destination include: 1234, 2223334444, +12223334444, *73, tel:+12223334444, user@company.domain, sip:user@company.domain

Response Properties
callId
string

A unique identifier for the call which is used in all subsequent commands for this call.

callSessionId
string

A unique identifier for the call session the call belongs to. This can be used to correlate multiple calls that are part of the same call session.

Response Codes

The list below describes the common success and error responses you should expect from the API.

CodeStatusDescription
200OKSuccessful request with body content.
204No ContentSuccessful request without body content.
400Bad RequestThe request was invalid or cannot be otherwise served. An accompanying error message will explain further.
401UnauthorizedAuthentication credentials were missing or incorrect.
  1. | 403 | Forbidden | The request is understood, but it has been refused or access is not allowed. | | 404 | Not Found | The URI requested is invalid or the resource requested, such as a user, does not exist. Also returned when the requested format is not supported by the requested method. | | 405 | Method Not Allowed | The request was made to a resource using an HTTP request method that is not supported. | | 409 | Conflict | The request could not be processed because it conflicts with some established rule of the system. For example, a person may not be added to a room more than once. | | 410 | Gone | The requested resource is no longer available. | | 415 | Unsupported Media Type | The request was made to a resource without specifying a media type or used a media type that is not supported. | | 423 | Locked | The requested resource is temporarily unavailable. A Retry-After header may be present that specifies how many seconds you need to wait before attempting the request again. | | 428 | Precondition Required | File(s) cannot be scanned for malware and need to be force downloaded.
    | 429 | Too Many Requests | Too many requests have been sent in a given amount of time and the request has been rate limited. A Retry-After header should be present that specifies how many seconds you need to wait before a successful request can be made. | | 500 | Internal Server Error | Something went wrong on the server. If the issue persists, feel free to contact the Webex Developer Support team. | | 502 | Bad Gateway | The server received an invalid response from an upstream server while processing the request. Try again later. | | 503 | Service Unavailable | Server is overloaded with requests. Try again later. | | 504 | Gateway Timeout | An upstream server failed to respond on time. If your query uses max parameter, please try to reduce it. |
POST
/v1/telephony/calls/dial
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Header
Body
  • The destination to be dialed. The destination can be digits or a URI. Some examples for destination include: 1234, 2223334444, +12223334444, *73, tel:+12223334444, user@company.domain, sip:user@company.domain
{
  "destination": "+12223334444"
}
201 / Created
{
  "callId": "Y2lzY29zcGFyazovL3VzL0NBTEwvQkNMRC9jYWxsaGFsZi00ODg6MA",
  "callSessionId": "MmFmNThiZjktYWE3Ny00NWE5LThiMDEtYzI4NDMxZWYwNzRm"
}