First, ask a Ytel support specialist for a promotional code for $5 to purchase a number free of charge. Add the promo code under the Billing->Add Funds menu at the top the page.
Once the $5 is in your account, go to the top menu and select Numbers->Buy a Number. Select any SMS enabled number and click Buy.
Your API credentials are visible once you complete the account sign up and verification process and login for the first time. Understanding where your Account SID and Token are located is the first step using the API platform. On the dashboard, your Account SID and Token is in the upper right.
Updated about a year ago